The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 25 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.07% 1.22% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 5.45% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£340 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
REST
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.09% 22.45% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 33
Average daily rate £325 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +212.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Dorset region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

REST
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 2 - - 2
Poole +2 1 £340 +7.93% 1
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) WebSockets
6 1 (12.50%) Android

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) WebSockets
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Swing
5 1 (12.50%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
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