Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 19 January 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 53 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +17
Contract jobs citing REST 115 71 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.17% 3.53% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.97% 13.10% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 49 56
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £415 £344 £369
90th Percentile £592 £628 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +21.43%

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 Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 823 542 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.82% 26.95% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 345 602
Surrey median daily rate £465 £411 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.14% -2.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £578 £554 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 21
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42.50 £38.35 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £41.50 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Surrey

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Surrey

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Surrey

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Surrey

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for REST in Surrey

REST
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 16 £500 - 2
Camberley +6 15 £563 -6.25% 3
Guildford +4 14 £500 +5.26% 5
Redhill - 13 £425 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -14 11 £503 - 1
Staines -19 5 £513 +28.13% 5
Egham -4 2 - - 1
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for REST.

1 68 (59.13%) Java
2 59 (51.30%) Jenkins
3 58 (50.43%) Web Services
4 51 (44.35%) HTML
5 48 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (41.74%) Git (software)
6 46 (40.00%) CSS
6 46 (40.00%) Linux
7 44 (38.26%) Spring
8 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (37.39%) Finance
8 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
9 39 (33.91%) Relational Database
10 33 (28.70%) SOAP
11 32 (27.83%) Python
12 31 (26.96%) TDD
13 28 (24.35%) JSON
14 26 (22.61%) Django
14 26 (22.61%) Oracle
15 23 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
15 23 (20.00%) DevOps
15 23 (20.00%) Scrum
15 23 (20.00%) Web Development
16 21 (18.26%) J2EE
16 21 (18.26%) Node.js
17 20 (17.39%) Spring Boot
17 20 (17.39%) System Testing
18 19 (16.52%) Degree
18 19 (16.52%) SQL
18 19 (16.52%) BDD

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 13 (11.30%) Apache
2 10 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.96%) Mule
4 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) SaaS
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.96%) OpenShift
3 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.09%) GitHub
4 4 (3.48%) IaaS
5 3 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.61%) Serverless
6 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.91%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.17%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.30%) Big Data
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.09%) MySQL
6 4 (3.48%) HBase
7 3 (2.61%) Parquet
7 3 (2.61%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.74%) DB2
8 2 (1.74%) GIS
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (51.30%) Jenkins
2 48 (41.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.70%) Mocha
4 9 (7.83%) JUnit
5 7 (6.09%) Maven
5 7 (6.09%) Selenium
6 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.61%) Gradle
7 3 (2.61%) Subversion
8 2 (1.74%) Mockito
8 2 (1.74%) Spock
8 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (37.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Electronics
2 8 (6.96%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.96%) Marketing
2 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Automotive
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (82.61%) Developer
2 42 (36.52%) Java Developer
3 26 (22.61%) Django Developer
3 26 (22.61%) Python Developer
3 26 (22.61%) Python/Django Developer
4 20 (17.39%) Python Web Developer
4 20 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (8.70%) Integration Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Architect
8 5 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Linux Support
8 5 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.43%) Web Services
2 51 (44.35%) HTML
3 46 (40.00%) CSS
4 44 (38.26%) Spring
5 33 (28.70%) SOAP
6 28 (24.35%) JSON
7 26 (22.61%) Django
8 23 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (18.26%) J2EE
9 21 (18.26%) Node.js
10 20 (17.39%) Spring Boot
11 19 (16.52%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.30%) JMS
12 13 (11.30%) Kafka
12 13 (11.30%) Middleware
13 11 (9.57%) CSS3
13 11 (9.57%) HTML5
13 11 (9.57%) RESTful
13 11 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (9.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.70%) User Experience
2 8 (6.96%) Clustering
2 8 (6.96%) Fat Client
2 8 (6.96%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.74%) CMDB
4 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.74%) iPad
4 2 (1.74%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (11.30%) Unix
3 7 (6.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.96%) TDD
4 23 (20.00%) DevOps
4 23 (20.00%) Scrum
4 23 (20.00%) Web Development
5 20 (17.39%) System Testing
6 19 (16.52%) BDD
7 14 (12.17%) MVC
8 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.43%) Microservices
10 11 (9.57%) ERP
10 11 (9.57%) OO
11 10 (8.70%) BPMN
11 10 (8.70%) Front End Development
11 10 (8.70%) User Stories
12 9 (7.83%) Multithreading
12 9 (7.83%) Workflow
13 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.13%) Java
2 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.83%) Python
4 19 (16.52%) SQL
5 11 (9.57%) TypeScript
6 8 (6.96%) C#
7 6 (5.22%) C++
8 3 (2.61%) C
8 3 (2.61%) Go
8 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.74%) Groovy
9 2 (1.74%) Perl
9 2 (1.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Degree
2 8 (6.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (4.35%) Docker
3 3 (2.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (6.96%) Ansible
3 4 (3.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Oracle
2 11 (9.57%) SAP
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.61%) Wallstreet Suite
5 2 (1.74%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow