Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 37 50
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 52 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.87% 1.90% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.94% 7.96% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 1 1
Southampton median daily rate £513 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +41.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £494 £413 £290
90th Percentile £531 £438 £310
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £450 £380
% change year-on-year +11.11% +18.42% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £57.31 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +27.34% -5.26% +5.56%

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 237 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 44.97% 23.89% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 67 65
Southampton median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £267
90th Percentile £548 £538 £520
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.20 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +244.34% -68.18%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (84.62%) TDD
2 44 (84.62%) Web Services
3 43 (82.69%) Java
3 43 (82.69%) Spring
3 43 (82.69%) Hibernate
3 43 (82.69%) Git (software)
3 43 (82.69%) Jenkins
4 42 (80.77%) Couchbase
4 42 (80.77%) Play Framework
4 42 (80.77%) Docker
4 42 (80.77%) BDD
4 42 (80.77%) MongoDB
4 42 (80.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 42 (80.77%) NoSQL
4 42 (80.77%) RESTful
4 42 (80.77%) Scala
4 42 (80.77%) Spring MVC
4 42 (80.77%) Games
4 42 (80.77%) MVC
4 42 (80.77%) Maven
4 42 (80.77%) MQSeries
4 42 (80.77%) JMS
4 42 (80.77%) Microservices
4 42 (80.77%) Spring Boot
4 42 (80.77%) Java 9
4 42 (80.77%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (80.77%) Java 8
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.62%) XML

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 42 (80.77%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (80.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 42 (80.77%) Couchbase
1 42 (80.77%) MongoDB
1 42 (80.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (5.77%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (82.69%) Git (software)
1 43 (82.69%) Jenkins
2 42 (80.77%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (80.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 43 (82.69%) Java Developer
3 3 (5.77%) Technical Writer
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Developer
5 1 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (1.92%) React Developer
5 1 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (84.62%) Web Services
2 43 (82.69%) Hibernate
2 43 (82.69%) Spring
3 42 (80.77%) JMS
3 42 (80.77%) Play Framework
3 42 (80.77%) RESTful
3 42 (80.77%) Spring Boot
3 42 (80.77%) Spring MVC
4 5 (9.62%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) .NET
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.92%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) React
7 1 (1.92%) SAML
7 1 (1.92%) Sass
7 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (80.77%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.92%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (84.62%) TDD
3 42 (80.77%) BDD
3 42 (80.77%) Microservices
3 42 (80.77%) MVC
4 3 (5.77%) Data Management
4 3 (5.77%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 2 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (3.85%) DevOps
5 2 (3.85%) SDLC
5 2 (3.85%) Service Design
6 1 (1.92%) API Development
6 1 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Front End Development
6 1 (1.92%) Machine Learning
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile First
6 1 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) Java
2 42 (80.77%) Java 8
2 42 (80.77%) Java 9
2 42 (80.77%) Scala
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 42 (80.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Grafana
1 1 (1.92%) Graphite
1 1 (1.92%) Kibana
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.92%) BMC
2 1 (1.92%) CA
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft