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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 20 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 36 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.65% 1.74% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.83% 6.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
145 89 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.86% 25.87% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 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 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (67.16%) TDD
3 44 (65.67%) Web Services
4 34 (50.75%) Jenkins
5 33 (49.25%) Java
5 33 (49.25%) JSON
6 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
7 29 (43.28%) Scrum
8 27 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (38.81%) Cucumber
10 25 (37.31%) BDD
11 24 (35.82%) Subversion
11 24 (35.82%) CSS
12 23 (34.33%) Linux
13 22 (32.84%) OO
13 22 (32.84%) HTML
13 22 (32.84%) Spring
13 22 (32.84%) Selenium
14 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
14 21 (31.34%) SOAP
14 21 (31.34%) JUnit
14 21 (31.34%) Apache
15 20 (29.85%) Internet
16 19 (28.36%) Mockito
17 18 (26.87%) jQuery
17 18 (26.87%) Ajax
17 18 (26.87%) Hibernate
18 17 (25.37%) XML
19 16 (23.88%) Puppet
20 15 (22.39%) PostgreSQL

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 21 (31.34%) Apache
2 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.96%) Node.js
4 3 (4.48%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Internet
2 8 (11.94%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 34 (50.75%) Jenkins
2 26 (38.81%) Cucumber
3 24 (35.82%) Subversion
4 22 (32.84%) Selenium
5 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
5 21 (31.34%) JUnit
6 19 (28.36%) Mockito
7 15 (22.39%) Maven
8 11 (16.42%) Eclipse
9 7 (10.45%) QUnit
10 6 (8.96%) Grunt
10 6 (8.96%) JIRA
11 5 (7.46%) FitNesse
12 4 (5.97%) RSpec
12 4 (5.97%) PHPUnit
13 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
13 2 (2.99%) JMeter
14 1 (1.49%) Ant
14 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
14 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (11.94%) iOS Developer
5 6 (8.96%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.99%) J2EE Architect
9 2 (2.99%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.49%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.49%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Java Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (65.67%) Web Services
2 33 (49.25%) JSON
3 24 (35.82%) CSS
4 22 (32.84%) HTML
4 22 (32.84%) Spring
5 21 (31.34%) SOAP
6 18 (26.87%) jQuery
6 18 (26.87%) Ajax
6 18 (26.87%) Hibernate
7 17 (25.37%) XML
8 13 (19.40%) HTML5
8 13 (19.40%) CSS3
9 12 (17.91%) PostGIS
10 9 (13.43%) Cocoa Touch
10 9 (13.43%) Leaflet
10 9 (13.43%) Google Maps API
10 9 (13.43%) Cocoa
11 8 (11.94%) REST
12 7 (10.45%) OpenID
12 7 (10.45%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Open Source
2 7 (10.45%) iPad
2 7 (10.45%) iPhone
3 6 (8.96%) User Experience
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (67.16%) TDD
3 29 (43.28%) Scrum
4 27 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (37.31%) BDD
6 22 (32.84%) OO
7 14 (20.90%) Web Development
7 14 (20.90%) Change Control
8 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.93%) SOA
10 9 (13.43%) iOS Development
11 7 (10.45%) MVC
12 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (7.46%) Kanban
13 5 (7.46%) OOP
14 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
15 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
16 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
17 1 (1.49%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
2 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) Objective-C
4 8 (11.94%) PHP
4 8 (11.94%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) PHP5
6 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Groovy
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) VirtualBox
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Puppet
2 8 (11.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Google
2 7 (10.45%) Apple
3 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) WSO2