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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 25 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 30 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.16% 0.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.00% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
125 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.83% 26.09% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 37
Average daily rate £377 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (70.49%) TDD
3 38 (62.30%) Web Services
4 33 (54.10%) Java
4 33 (54.10%) JSON
5 30 (49.18%) Jenkins
5 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
6 27 (44.26%) Scrum
7 25 (40.98%) BDD
8 24 (39.34%) CSS
9 23 (37.70%) Linux
9 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (36.07%) Selenium
10 22 (36.07%) Cucumber
10 22 (36.07%) OO
10 22 (36.07%) HTML
10 22 (36.07%) Subversion
10 22 (36.07%) Spring
11 21 (34.43%) JUnit
12 19 (31.15%) Mockito
12 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
13 18 (29.51%) jQuery
13 18 (29.51%) Ajax
13 18 (29.51%) Internet
13 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
14 17 (27.87%) SOAP
14 17 (27.87%) XML
14 17 (27.87%) Apache
15 14 (22.95%) Web Development
15 14 (22.95%) Change Control

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (27.87%) Apache
2 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.84%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Internet
2 6 (9.84%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Jenkins
2 22 (36.07%) Subversion
2 22 (36.07%) Selenium
2 22 (36.07%) Cucumber
3 21 (34.43%) JUnit
4 19 (31.15%) Mockito
4 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
5 11 (18.03%) Maven
6 7 (11.48%) Eclipse
6 7 (11.48%) QUnit
7 6 (9.84%) Grunt
8 4 (6.56%) RSpec
8 4 (6.56%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.28%) JIRA
9 2 (3.28%) JMeter
10 1 (1.64%) Ant
10 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (11.48%) iOS Developer
5 6 (9.84%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Java Consultant
9 1 (1.64%) Android Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Automated Test Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.64%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) Web Services
2 33 (54.10%) JSON
3 24 (39.34%) CSS
4 22 (36.07%) HTML
4 22 (36.07%) Spring
5 18 (29.51%) Ajax
5 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
5 18 (29.51%) jQuery
6 17 (27.87%) SOAP
6 17 (27.87%) XML
7 13 (21.31%) HTML5
7 13 (21.31%) CSS3
8 10 (16.39%) PostGIS
9 9 (14.75%) Leaflet
9 9 (14.75%) Google Maps API
10 8 (13.11%) REST
11 7 (11.48%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (11.48%) OAuth2
11 7 (11.48%) OpenID
11 7 (11.48%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Open Source
2 6 (9.84%) User Experience
3 5 (8.20%) iPad
3 5 (8.20%) iPhone
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (70.49%) TDD
3 27 (44.26%) Scrum
4 25 (40.98%) BDD
5 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (36.07%) OO
7 14 (22.95%) Web Development
7 14 (22.95%) Change Control
8 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
9 10 (16.39%) SOA
10 7 (11.48%) MVC
10 7 (11.48%) iOS Development
11 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.20%) OOP
13 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
14 3 (4.92%) Kanban
14 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
15 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
16 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.11%) PHP
3 8 (13.11%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.84%) PHP5
6 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Groovy
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VirtualBox
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) Apple
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) WSO2