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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 26 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18  
Contract jobs citing REST 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.93% 2.31% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 8.47% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £550 £366 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.17% +8.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 50 59 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.39% 27.31% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 73
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 23 June 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 11 (61.11%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (33.33%) SaaS
4 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) LDAP
5 5 (27.78%) ERP
5 5 (27.78%) Back Office
5 5 (27.78%) Data Extraction
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
6 4 (22.22%) CMS
6 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 4 (22.22%) ETL
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) HTML

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 4 (22.22%) CMS
1 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) ETL Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Broadcast Architect
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) React
6 1 (5.56%) SAML
6 1 (5.56%) Sensu
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) MPEG
3 1 (5.56%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Data Extraction
3 5 (27.78%) ERP
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
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