Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 40 25
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 2 19 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 0.97% 3.37% 9.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 10.00% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 49
Median daily rate £445 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -21.95% -6.82%
10th Percentile £418 £315 £494
90th Percentile £462 £653 £540
Hampshire median daily rate £520 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +15.56% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £51.89
% change year-on-year - +5.99% +15.32%

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 51 190 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.64% 33.75% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 119 186
Median daily rate £470 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -12.20% +39.46%
10th Percentile £345 £325 £363
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.45 -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% -5.56%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Southampton

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for REST in Southampton

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing REST in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for REST in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Serverless
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Functions
1 2 (100.00%) Logic Apps
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Functions
1 2 (100.00%) Logic Apps
1 2 (100.00%) Serverless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft