The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

RESTful
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 31
Contract jobs citing RESTful 0 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 5.34% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 18.52% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Median daily rate - £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +2.46% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £40.00

RESTful 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 69 81 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 27.27% 28.83% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 73
Median daily rate £356 £349 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Southampton

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mesos
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Marathon
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

RESTful
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
2 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Marathon
1 1 (25.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) VMware