The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southampton region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 28 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 17 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.86% 0.63% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.82% 3.17% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Average daily rate
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£383 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.14% 19.94% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 34 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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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 28 July 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 12 (60.00%) Scrum
3 11 (55.00%) SOAP
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (45.00%) iPad
5 9 (45.00%) iPhone
5 9 (45.00%) Maven
6 8 (40.00%) Cocoa
6 8 (40.00%) Kanban
6 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (40.00%) Puppet
6 8 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
7 7 (35.00%) Apache
8 6 (30.00%) HTTP
8 6 (30.00%) Apple
8 6 (30.00%) Internet
8 6 (30.00%) Subversion
8 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (30.00%) Selenium
9 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (25.00%) Mockito

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (45.00%) Maven
3 6 (30.00%) Selenium
3 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) Subversion
4 5 (25.00%) Mockito
5 4 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (15.00%) RSpec
6 3 (15.00%) Grunt
7 2 (10.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) iOS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) PostGIS
5 4 (20.00%) JPA
5 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) JTS
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) iPhone
1 9 (45.00%) iPad
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.00%) Linked Data
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Scrum
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 8 (40.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (15.00%) vCloud
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Apple
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle