The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.91% 2.35% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.94% 10.26% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
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£550 £502 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +43.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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 Wiltshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 117 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.37% 22.90% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 68 77
Average daily rate £375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Swindon -11 4 - - 2
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) XSD
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) Sencha
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
2 4 (44.44%) Sencha Touch
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
2 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) OLTP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) XSD
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
2 4 (44.44%) Sencha Touch
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) WSDL
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Android Development
1 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) B2C
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) BPEL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sencha
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) F5