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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing REST 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.15% 4.15% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 13.43% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
59 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.32% 30.88% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 22
Average daily rate £263 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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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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
Poole - 4 - - 1
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 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%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Smartcard
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
6 1 (12.50%) Ninject
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Telerik
6 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
3 1 (12.50%) Ninject
3 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
3 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Smartcard
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik