The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 63 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 27 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.11% 0.39% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.82% 1.37% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £241 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.32% -26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +12.34%
REST
South East

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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
396 366 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.96% 28.55% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 212 187
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -48.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +9 6 £400 +66.49% 2
Staines - 6 £688 -
Weybridge - 4 £425 - 1
Woking - 4 £375 - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (70.37%) SOAP
2 37 (68.52%) Web Services
3 34 (62.96%) XML
4 33 (61.11%) .NET
5 29 (53.70%) C#
5 29 (53.70%) SQL
6 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 26 (48.15%) BDD
8 25 (46.30%) Automated Testing
9 24 (44.44%) WCF
10 23 (42.59%) Scrum
10 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
10 23 (42.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (38.89%) QA
12 20 (37.04%) Software Testing
13 19 (35.19%) WPF
14 17 (31.48%) ISEB
15 13 (24.07%) Java
15 13 (24.07%) Office 365
16 12 (22.22%) SpecFlow
16 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
18 10 (18.52%) Oracle
19 9 (16.67%) OO
19 9 (16.67%) DevOps
20 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
20 8 (14.81%) SAP
20 8 (14.81%) Linux
20 8 (14.81%) JIRA
21 7 (12.96%) JSON

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) NetWeaver
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) FileNet
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Mule
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (7.41%) PBX
2 4 (7.41%) VoIP
2 4 (7.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
1 23 (42.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 8 (14.81%) JIRA
4 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.11%) Selenium
6 5 (9.26%) Hudson
7 4 (7.41%) PHPUnit
7 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.70%) JMeter
8 2 (3.70%) JUnit
8 2 (3.70%) Maven
8 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.85%) Ant
9 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Billing
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
1 21 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Test Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) QA Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Author
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Author
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) SOAP
2 37 (68.52%) Web Services
3 34 (62.96%) XML
4 33 (61.11%) .NET
5 24 (44.44%) WCF
6 19 (35.19%) WPF
7 7 (12.96%) JSON
7 7 (12.96%) jQuery
8 6 (11.11%) Spring
8 6 (11.11%) JMS
9 5 (9.26%) Zend Framework
10 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.41%) SAP PI
10 4 (7.41%) WSDL
10 4 (7.41%) Middleware
10 4 (7.41%) MSMQ
11 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (5.56%) J2EE
11 3 (5.56%) XSD
12 2 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Open Source
2 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.70%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) BDD
2 25 (46.30%) Automated Testing
3 23 (42.59%) Scrum
4 20 (37.04%) Software Testing
5 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) OO
6 9 (16.67%) DevOps
7 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.96%) SOA
9 6 (11.11%) MVC
9 6 (11.11%) EAI
10 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Data Management
10 5 (9.26%) CRM
11 4 (7.41%) UML
11 4 (7.41%) Usability Testing
12 3 (5.56%) TDD
12 3 (5.56%) Change Management
12 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) C#
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) PHP
3 7 (12.96%) C
4 6 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) ISEB
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) Zend
3 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Software AG
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) webMethods
6 1 (1.85%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.85%) Google