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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 14 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing RESTful 29 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.81% 2.08% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.13% 8.70% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£425 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
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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
111 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.74% 23.96% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 26
Average daily rate £355 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 63 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (74.29%) Web Services
3 43 (61.43%) TDD
4 37 (52.86%) Jenkins
5 34 (48.57%) JSON
6 32 (45.71%) Scrum
7 31 (44.29%) Cucumber
7 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (41.43%) Java
9 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
10 24 (34.29%) Maven
10 24 (34.29%) Subversion
11 22 (31.43%) Selenium
12 21 (30.00%) Puppet
12 21 (30.00%) SOAP
13 20 (28.57%) CSS
13 20 (28.57%) Ajax
14 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
15 18 (25.71%) Spring
15 18 (25.71%) Apache
15 18 (25.71%) Eclipse
16 17 (24.29%) JUnit
16 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (24.29%) BDD
17 16 (22.86%) Internet
17 16 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
18 15 (21.43%) Objective-C
18 15 (21.43%) OO
18 15 (21.43%) Mockito

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (25.71%) Apache
2 7 (10.00%) Node.js
3 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.29%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.43%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) Internet
2 14 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (52.86%) Jenkins
2 31 (44.29%) Cucumber
3 24 (34.29%) Maven
3 24 (34.29%) Subversion
4 22 (31.43%) Selenium
5 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
6 18 (25.71%) Eclipse
7 17 (24.29%) JUnit
8 15 (21.43%) Mockito
9 13 (18.57%) JIRA
10 10 (14.29%) FitNesse
11 7 (10.00%) LoadRunner
11 7 (10.00%) JMeter
11 7 (10.00%) Grunt
11 7 (10.00%) QUnit
12 3 (4.29%) PHPUnit
12 3 (4.29%) RSpec
13 1 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) iOS Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.71%) J2EE Architect
7 4 (5.71%) J2EE Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) Java Consultant
10 1 (1.43%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (74.29%) Web Services
2 34 (48.57%) JSON
3 21 (30.00%) SOAP
4 20 (28.57%) CSS
4 20 (28.57%) Ajax
5 18 (25.71%) Spring
6 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 14 (20.00%) HTML
8 13 (18.57%) XML
8 13 (18.57%) Cocoa
8 13 (18.57%) Cocoa Touch
8 13 (18.57%) jQuery
9 11 (15.71%) PostGIS
10 9 (12.86%) Google Maps API
10 9 (12.86%) JPA
10 9 (12.86%) Leaflet
11 8 (11.43%) Spring MVC
11 8 (11.43%) J2EE
12 7 (10.00%) CSS3
12 7 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) iPad
1 13 (18.57%) iPhone
2 8 (11.43%) Open Source
3 7 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (8.57%) User Experience
5 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.29%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 14 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (61.43%) TDD
3 32 (45.71%) Scrum
4 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (24.29%) BDD
6 15 (21.43%) OO
6 15 (21.43%) iOS Development
7 13 (18.57%) Kanban
8 10 (14.29%) MVC
9 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Web Development
11 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.00%) Change Control
12 5 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.14%) Performance Testing
13 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.71%) Manual Testing
13 4 (5.71%) OOP
14 3 (4.29%) SOA
14 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) Objective-C
4 7 (10.00%) SQL
5 6 (8.57%) PHP
6 5 (7.14%) PHP5
7 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) ISEB
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) VirtualBox
2 6 (8.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) vCloud
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (30.00%) Puppet
2 13 (18.57%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.71%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Apple
2 9 (12.86%) Google
3 6 (8.57%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) EMC