The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 45 59 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs citing REST 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.27% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 1.39% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 144 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.71% 32.21% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 23
Average daily rate £350 £323 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (50.00%) Liferay
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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