Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 38 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 22 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.67% 2.03% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.50% 9.09% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 3
Southampton median daily rate £513 £460 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.41% +26.90% +9.85%
10th Percentile £486 £388 £336
90th Percentile £531 £530 £384
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -2.63% +15.15% +22.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +3.45% -3.33%

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 163 99 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 34.61% 22.35% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 62 69
Southampton median daily rate £450 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +6.00% +0.67%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £278
90th Percentile £531 £537 £540
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Southampton median hourly rate £47.50 £45.20 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +65.10% -31.56%
10th Percentile £46.25 £42.00 £14.59
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.00 £40.66
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £45.20 £44.46
% change year-on-year +5.10% +1.65% -6.40%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 February 2019, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for REST.

1 18 (81.82%) Java
1 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (81.82%) TDD
1 18 (81.82%) Spring
2 17 (77.27%) Maven
2 17 (77.27%) Play Framework
2 17 (77.27%) Docker
2 17 (77.27%) Microservices
2 17 (77.27%) Spring Boot
2 17 (77.27%) Java 9
2 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
2 17 (77.27%) RESTful
2 17 (77.27%) Scala
2 17 (77.27%) BDD
2 17 (77.27%) MongoDB
2 17 (77.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (77.27%) NoSQL
2 17 (77.27%) Couchbase
2 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
2 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 17 (77.27%) Games
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
2 17 (77.27%) MQSeries
2 17 (77.27%) JMS
2 17 (77.27%) Spring MVC
2 17 (77.27%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (77.27%) Java 8
3 3 (13.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (77.27%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 17 (77.27%) Couchbase
1 17 (77.27%) MongoDB
1 17 (77.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (13.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
1 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
1 17 (77.27%) Maven
General
1 17 (77.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
1 18 (81.82%) Java Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
1 18 (81.82%) Spring
2 17 (77.27%) JMS
2 17 (77.27%) Play Framework
2 17 (77.27%) RESTful
2 17 (77.27%) Spring Boot
2 17 (77.27%) Spring MVC
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (81.82%) TDD
2 17 (77.27%) BDD
2 17 (77.27%) Microservices
2 17 (77.27%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Data Management
3 3 (13.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Java 8
2 17 (77.27%) Java 9
2 17 (77.27%) Scala
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) BMC
1 1 (4.55%) CA
1 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow