Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 27 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing REST 50 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.51% 4.19% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.55% 15.20% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 1 5
Southampton median daily rate £513 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +57.14% -
10th Percentile £494 £525 £303
90th Percentile £549 £575 £422
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £450 £363
% change year-on-year +11.11% +24.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £53.79 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +19.52% +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 232 125 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 44.11% 27.53% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 70 76
Southampton median daily rate £513 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.46% -8.13% +8.00%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £283
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +247.65% -25.71%
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% -1.67% +23.29%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018, 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 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (84.00%) TDD
3 40 (80.00%) Spring
3 40 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 40 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 40 (80.00%) Java
3 40 (80.00%) Web Services
4 39 (78.00%) MVC
4 39 (78.00%) Jenkins
5 38 (76.00%) Play Framework
5 38 (76.00%) Docker
5 38 (76.00%) Microservices
5 38 (76.00%) Spring Boot
5 38 (76.00%) RESTful
5 38 (76.00%) Scala
5 38 (76.00%) BDD
5 38 (76.00%) MongoDB
5 38 (76.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 38 (76.00%) NoSQL
5 38 (76.00%) Couchbase
5 38 (76.00%) Java 9
5 38 (76.00%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (76.00%) Java 8
5 38 (76.00%) MQSeries
5 38 (76.00%) JMS
5 38 (76.00%) Spring MVC
5 38 (76.00%) Maven
5 38 (76.00%) Games
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (10.00%) 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 38 (76.00%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (6.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (2.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (76.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 38 (76.00%) Couchbase
1 38 (76.00%) MongoDB
1 38 (76.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) Power BI
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.00%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 40 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 39 (78.00%) Jenkins
3 38 (76.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (76.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (90.00%) Developer
2 40 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.00%) Architect
3 3 (6.00%) Azure Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Azure Developer
4 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (2.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.00%) React Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 40 (80.00%) Spring
1 40 (80.00%) Web Services
2 38 (76.00%) JMS
2 38 (76.00%) Play Framework
2 38 (76.00%) RESTful
2 38 (76.00%) Spring Boot
2 38 (76.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) React
5 1 (2.00%) SAML
5 1 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (76.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (84.00%) TDD
3 39 (78.00%) MVC
4 38 (76.00%) BDD
4 38 (76.00%) Microservices
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) SDLC
6 2 (4.00%) Service Design
7 1 (2.00%) API Development
7 1 (2.00%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile First
7 1 (2.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (2.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 38 (76.00%) Java 8
2 38 (76.00%) Java 9
2 38 (76.00%) Scala
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 38 (76.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Grafana
2 1 (2.00%) Graphite
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.00%) Google