The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 43 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 2.35% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 85 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.18% 27.07% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 38
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Southampton region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Southampton region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) JSON
3 14 (60.87%) Unit Testing
4 13 (56.52%) Maven
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Subversion
5 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (52.17%) Android
5 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (52.17%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (52.17%) Android SDK
5 12 (52.17%) Android Development
6 11 (47.83%) Ant
7 10 (43.48%) Web Services
8 9 (39.13%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) XML
9 8 (34.78%) OO
9 8 (34.78%) RoboGuice
10 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
10 7 (30.43%) OOP
10 7 (30.43%) HTML
10 7 (30.43%) CSS
11 6 (26.09%) CMS
11 6 (26.09%) Scrum
11 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
12 5 (21.74%) JNI
12 5 (21.74%) HTML5
12 5 (21.74%) Mockito
12 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (21.74%) Publishing

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Maven
2 12 (52.17%) Subversion
2 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (47.83%) Ant
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) Appium
5 5 (21.74%) Mockito
5 5 (21.74%) Robotium
5 5 (21.74%) Artifactory
5 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium
6 4 (17.39%) Gradle
7 3 (13.04%) JUnit
8 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
8 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Android Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) JSON
2 12 (52.17%) Android SDK
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) RoboGuice
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) XSLT
6 5 (21.74%) JNI
6 5 (21.74%) Android NDK
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
7 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 4 (17.39%) Struts
8 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) CSS3
9 2 (8.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Android
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Unit Testing
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (52.17%) Android Development
3 12 (52.17%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (34.78%) OO
5 7 (30.43%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 3 (13.04%) Content Management
9 3 (13.04%) Web Development
9 3 (13.04%) BDD
9 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
9 3 (13.04%) User Stories
10 2 (8.70%) Change Control
10 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (8.70%) SEO
11 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP