Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 November 2017 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 +9
Contract jobs citing REST 9 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.88% 0.98% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.04% 5.05% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Southampton median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £413 £290 £321
90th Percentile £438 £310 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate - - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 Southampton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 112 99 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.38% 19.49% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 134
Southampton median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £263
90th Percentile £531 £520 £490
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Southampton median hourly rate £45.20 £13.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.34% -68.18% +3.13%
10th Percentile £42.21 £11.81 £16.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £14.34 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +13.33%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Southampton

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Southampton

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Southampton region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
2 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (33.33%) HATEOAS
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 3 (33.33%) Serverless
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Slack
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) Fintech
5 1 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (11.11%) OpenLayers
5 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
5 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) ES6

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Serverless
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) F# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 3 (33.33%) HATEOAS
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Leaflet
4 1 (11.11%) OpenLayers
4 1 (11.11%) React
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) BDD
1 4 (44.44%) Microservices
1 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SOLID
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) ES6
2 1 (11.11%) F#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft