The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 27 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 1 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 5.12% 7.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 17.33% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Median daily rate £338 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
43 75 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.53% 29.53% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 73
Median daily rate £355 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +249.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for REST.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) RoboGuice
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Robotium
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Robotium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) RoboGuice
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore