The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 64 82 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +20
Contract jobs citing REST 33 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.21% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.01% 1.78% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 1
Average daily rate £350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 337 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.60% 26.27% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 170 252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £32.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £48.18 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
South East

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Surrey region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

REST
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +3 7 £330 -32.30%
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing REST 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 REST.

1 36 (78.26%) XML
2 35 (76.09%) Web Services
3 33 (71.74%) SQL
4 32 (69.57%) C#
4 32 (69.57%) .NET
4 32 (69.57%) SOAP
5 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
5 30 (65.22%) WCF
6 28 (60.87%) Visual Studio
7 25 (54.35%) Scrum
8 24 (52.17%) QA
8 24 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (47.83%) BDD
9 22 (47.83%) WPF
9 22 (47.83%) Automated Testing
10 19 (41.30%) Software Testing
11 17 (36.96%) ISEB
12 13 (28.26%) Java
13 10 (21.74%) JSON
14 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
14 7 (15.22%) Office 365
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
15 6 (13.04%) OO
16 5 (10.87%) XSD
16 5 (10.87%) Oracle
16 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
16 5 (10.87%) SOA
16 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
16 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) LiveCycle
1 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Visual Studio
2 24 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) TestNG
6 1 (2.17%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.52%) Publishing
2 2 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
1 19 (41.30%) Test Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Test Engineer
3 15 (32.61%) QA Analyst
4 14 (30.43%) Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Author
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Author
8 3 (6.52%) webMethods Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Java Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.17%) CRM Developer
10 1 (2.17%) CRM Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) XML
2 35 (76.09%) Web Services
3 32 (69.57%) .NET
3 32 (69.57%) SOAP
4 30 (65.22%) WCF
5 22 (47.83%) WPF
6 10 (21.74%) JSON
7 5 (10.87%) XSD
7 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.52%) XSLT
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) CSS
8 3 (6.52%) WSDL
8 3 (6.52%) Spring
8 3 (6.52%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.35%) LINQ
9 2 (4.35%) Apache Flex
9 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.35%) JDBC
9 2 (4.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) CentOS
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Scrum
2 22 (47.83%) BDD
2 22 (47.83%) Automated Testing
3 19 (41.30%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.04%) OO
5 5 (10.87%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) UML
7 3 (6.52%) Web Development
7 3 (6.52%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Business Development
8 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 2 (4.35%) MVC
8 2 (4.35%) OOD
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 32 (69.57%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (4.35%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.52%) webMethods
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Mercator
4 1 (2.17%) Software AG
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat