Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 64 67
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 +24
Contract jobs citing REST 47 144 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.95% 3.75% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.53% 11.80% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 85 55
Median daily rate £448 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -5.26% +15.08%
10th Percentile £413 £366 £350
90th Percentile £563 £545 £525
South East median daily rate £463 £463 £475
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 493 1,220 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.49% 31.78% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 823 502
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £346 £330 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £32.75 £25.41 £24.81
90th Percentile £53.25 £57.50 £80.73
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.26%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Hampshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for REST in Hampshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST in Hampshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for REST in Hampshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing REST in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for REST in Hampshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +19 12 £445 +8.54% 1
Southampton +14 8 £425 +6.25% 11
Basingstoke +2 5 £563 +25.00% 3
Andover -2 4 £456 +1.39%
Fleet +16 2 £543 +11.28%
Portsmouth +1 2 - - 3
Farnborough -2 2 £425 -5.56% 4
Petersfield - 2 - -
Hook +15 1 - -
Fareham +14 1 - - 1
Aldershot +4 1 - -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 30 (63.83%) Web Services
2 22 (46.81%) SOAP
3 17 (36.17%) Microservices
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Dell
5 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.79%) Azure
7 13 (27.66%) AWS
7 13 (27.66%) Boomi
8 12 (25.53%) Middleware
8 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.40%) Python
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
10 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
10 10 (21.28%) C#
10 10 (21.28%) TDD
11 9 (19.15%) HTML
11 9 (19.15%) CSS
11 9 (19.15%) SAP
11 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
11 9 (19.15%) Performance Optimisation
11 9 (19.15%) BDD
12 8 (17.02%) Java
13 7 (14.89%) .NET
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle
13 7 (14.89%) XML
13 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.89%) Swagger
14 6 (12.77%) OAuth

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Azure
2 13 (27.66%) AWS
2 13 (27.66%) Boomi
3 4 (8.51%) GitHub
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) GCP
5 1 (2.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) BGP
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (4.26%) SNMP
2 2 (4.26%) SSH
2 2 (4.26%) tcpdump
2 2 (4.26%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.13%) OSPF
3 1 (2.13%) RIP
3 1 (2.13%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) GitLab
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) Gradle
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) Gatling
6 1 (2.13%) Geb
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) Spock
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.64%) Public Sector
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 4 (8.51%) Architect
2 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Angular Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
4 2 (4.26%) Consultant
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Software Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Tester
4 2 (4.26%) Web Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) Web Services
2 22 (46.81%) SOAP
3 12 (25.53%) Middleware
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) HTML
5 7 (14.89%) .NET
5 7 (14.89%) Swagger
5 7 (14.89%) XML
6 6 (12.77%) JSON
6 6 (12.77%) OAuth
7 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.51%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) RESTful
7 4 (8.51%) Sass
7 4 (8.51%) XSLT
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) Spring
8 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) IVR
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Microservices
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) TDD
4 9 (19.15%) BDD
4 9 (19.15%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
5 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) OOP
7 3 (6.38%) SDLC
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (4.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) Python
4 10 (21.28%) C#
5 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
6 8 (17.02%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) Go
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) Java 8
9 1 (2.13%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) OCP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCDA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) HL7
1 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
1 5 (10.64%) NFS
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) GFS2
3 2 (4.26%) Samba
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.51%) Ansible
3 3 (6.38%) Terraform
4 2 (4.26%) Grafana
4 2 (4.26%) Nessus
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.26%) Packer
4 2 (4.26%) Prometheus
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) SELinux
4 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.26%) vRealize
4 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Dell
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) SAP
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
5 4 (8.51%) Northgate
5 4 (8.51%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Splunk
6 2 (4.26%) Thycotic
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) ESRI
7 1 (2.13%) FireEye
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.13%) Trend Micro