Period
to 20 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing REST 13 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.74% 4.70% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.16% 13.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 8
Southampton median daily rate £488 £513 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +11.41% +26.90%
10th Percentile £363 £486 £388
90th Percentile £652 £531 £530
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £51.25 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% +22.22% +3.45%

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 128 163 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 26.95% 34.83% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 114 62
Southampton median daily rate £465 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +13.21% +6.00%
10th Percentile £334 £325 £325
90th Percentile £625 £531 £537
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £45.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.10% +65.10%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £45.20
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.10% +1.65%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020, 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 7 (53.85%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (38.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) OOP
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 5 (38.46%) Microservices
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (30.77%) Component Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) ESRI
5 4 (30.77%) ArcGIS
5 4 (30.77%) AWS
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) C#

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 (30.77%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 4 (30.77%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gatling
2 1 (7.69%) Geb
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Spock
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) RESTful
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
5 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
5 1 (7.69%) Guice
5 1 (7.69%) Kafka
5 1 (7.69%) OAuth
5 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
5 1 (7.69%) Ratpack
5 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Microservices
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Component Testing
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) API Development
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) Presales
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Java 8
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCDA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) ESRI