The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 30 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 18 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.37% 4.80% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 13.39% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 0
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£350 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.48% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
84 127 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.07% 35.88% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 35
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (87.88%) TDD
3 27 (81.82%) Web Services
4 26 (78.79%) BDD
5 24 (72.73%) Scrum
6 20 (60.61%) Java
6 20 (60.61%) Git (software)
7 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (57.58%) SOAP
8 18 (54.55%) Subversion
9 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
10 16 (48.48%) Cucumber
10 16 (48.48%) Spring
10 16 (48.48%) Selenium
10 16 (48.48%) JUnit
11 14 (42.42%) Linux
11 14 (42.42%) OO
12 13 (39.39%) Mockito
13 12 (36.36%) PHP
13 12 (36.36%) SOA
13 12 (36.36%) Apache
14 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
15 9 (27.27%) Web Development
15 9 (27.27%) Internet
15 9 (27.27%) Change Control
16 8 (24.24%) OAuth2
16 8 (24.24%) OpenID
16 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
16 8 (24.24%) SAML

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Git (software)
2 18 (54.55%) Subversion
3 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
4 16 (48.48%) Cucumber
4 16 (48.48%) Selenium
4 16 (48.48%) JUnit
5 13 (39.39%) Mockito
6 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
7 3 (9.09%) Maven
8 2 (6.06%) JIRA
8 2 (6.06%) JMeter
8 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.03%) Ant
9 1 (3.03%) RSpec
9 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.03%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) Web Services
2 19 (57.58%) SOAP
3 16 (48.48%) Spring
4 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
5 8 (24.24%) SAML
5 8 (24.24%) OpenID
5 8 (24.24%) OAuth2
6 6 (18.18%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) LAMP
7 4 (12.12%) Cocoa
7 4 (12.12%) JSON
7 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
7 4 (12.12%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (9.09%) HTML5
8 3 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (6.06%) PostGIS
9 2 (6.06%) JPA
9 2 (6.06%) Dojo
9 2 (6.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (87.88%) TDD
3 26 (78.79%) BDD
4 24 (72.73%) Scrum
5 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (42.42%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) SOA
8 9 (27.27%) Web Development
8 9 (27.27%) Change Control
9 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Open Source
11 5 (15.15%) OOP
11 5 (15.15%) MVC
12 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
12 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
13 3 (9.09%) OO PHP
14 2 (6.06%) B2B
15 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
15 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
15 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) PHP
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) PHP5
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Apple
2 3 (9.09%) WSO2
2 3 (9.09%) Apigee
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft