The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West / Somerset
Rank 37 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.43% 2.74% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 7.92% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £313 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
91 101 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.57% 34.59% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 63 81
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.75 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

REST
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £313 - 2
REST
South West

REST
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for REST.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java