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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 2.40% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 9.78% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £300 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +57.14%
REST
Hampshire

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
44 92 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.97% 24.53% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 68 109
Median daily rate £325 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 26 August 2016, 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 3 (50.00%) Blog
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DVB
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) Robotium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (16.67%) Lucene
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) RoboGuice
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Digital TV
2 1 (16.67%) MPEG
2 1 (16.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP