Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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.

RESTful
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 115 137
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +6
Contract jobs citing RESTful 85 86 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.63% 1.61% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% 5.91% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 58
South West median daily rate £375 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +7.33% -
10th Percentile £310 £323 £312
90th Percentile £575 £620 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +35.42% +12.50% -14.67%

RESTful 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 the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,376 1,456 1,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.35% 27.24% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1,033 1,258
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £507
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 80
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.24% +4.97%
10th Percentile £27.65 £18.64 £30.45
90th Percentile £52.63 £43.05 £57.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in the South West

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in the South West

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in the South West over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the South West

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Bristol -12 30 £395 +9.72% 22
Somerset +6 15 £375 +1.35% 9
Devon +18 14 £370 - 5
Wiltshire -1 10 £363 -12.12% 4
Dorset 0 7 £350 +7.69% 9
Gloucestershire +6 4 £475 +13.43% 10
Avon - 1 £500 -
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 59 (69.41%) JavaScript
2 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (51.76%) Java
4 41 (48.24%) HTML
5 40 (47.06%) Web Services
6 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
7 29 (34.12%) CSS
8 27 (31.76%) C#
8 27 (31.76%) MVC
9 22 (25.88%) jQuery
9 22 (25.88%) Node.js
10 20 (23.53%) AngularJS
10 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 20 (23.53%) SQL
10 20 (23.53%) .NET
10 20 (23.53%) SOAP
11 18 (21.18%) Scrum
11 18 (21.18%) TDD
11 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
11 18 (21.18%) Docker
12 17 (20.00%) Microservices
12 17 (20.00%) Spring
13 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
13 16 (18.82%) Python
13 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (18.82%) JSON
14 15 (17.65%) React
15 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
15 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
15 13 (15.29%) HTML5

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (11.76%) CMS
2 8 (9.41%) IIS
3 7 (8.24%) Kentico
4 6 (7.06%) nginx
4 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.53%) Apache
7 2 (2.35%) Drupal
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.35%) WordPress
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) PaaS
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.53%) GitHub
5 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.35%) SaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.18%) Firebase
6 1 (1.18%) Google Play
6 1 (1.18%) IaaS
6 1 (1.18%) npm
6 1 (1.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Intranet
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) DHCP
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.88%) Big Data
5 5 (5.88%) MySQL
6 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.35%) DB2
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.18%) Redis
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.12%) Maven
4 10 (11.76%) Gradle
5 5 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 5 (5.88%) NuGet
5 5 (5.88%) Selenium
5 5 (5.88%) Subversion
5 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.53%) Ant
7 3 (3.53%) Apache Buildr
7 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.53%) jMock
7 3 (3.53%) JUnit
7 3 (3.53%) NUnit
7 3 (3.53%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.06%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (74.12%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Architect
5 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.71%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.24%) HTML
2 40 (47.06%) Web Services
3 29 (34.12%) CSS
4 22 (25.88%) jQuery
4 22 (25.88%) Node.js
5 20 (23.53%) .NET
5 20 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 20 (23.53%) SOAP
6 17 (20.00%) Spring
7 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
7 16 (18.82%) JSON
8 15 (17.65%) React
9 13 (15.29%) HTML5
10 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
11 9 (10.59%) REST
11 9 (10.59%) XML
12 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
12 8 (9.41%) J2EE
13 7 (8.24%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Cloud Native
3 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.06%) User Experience
4 5 (5.88%) iPad
4 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.53%) RIA
5 3 (3.53%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Android
2 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.18%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) MVC
3 18 (21.18%) Scrum
3 18 (21.18%) TDD
3 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
4 17 (20.00%) Microservices
5 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
8 10 (11.76%) Build Automation
9 8 (9.41%) Open Source
9 8 (9.41%) Web Development
10 7 (8.24%) BDD
10 7 (8.24%) DevOps
10 7 (8.24%) Front End Development
10 7 (8.24%) OO
11 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (7.06%) Service Design
11 6 (7.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (69.41%) JavaScript
2 44 (51.76%) Java
3 27 (31.76%) C#
4 20 (23.53%) SQL
5 16 (18.82%) Python
6 9 (10.59%) Groovy
7 8 (9.41%) PHP
7 8 (9.41%) Ruby
8 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.88%) C
10 5 (5.88%) C++
10 5 (5.88%) Scala
11 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.71%) ES6
11 4 (4.71%) ES7
11 4 (4.71%) Kotlin
12 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) WCAG
3 1 (1.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Docker
2 7 (8.24%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) Varnish
4 1 (1.18%) vCloud
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Ansible
1 12 (14.12%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.24%) Puppet
3 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.06%) Rancher
4 1 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.18%) Mesos
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) ATG
4 2 (2.35%) Capita
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.35%) Telerik
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) EMC
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Isilon
5 1 (1.18%) NetApp
5 1 (1.18%) SolidFire
5 1 (1.18%) Unisys