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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - 24 27
Contract jobs citing REST 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 2.69% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.17% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
33 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.01% 26.46% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 28
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle