The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing REST 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.16% 0.71% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 4.88% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £314 £350 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.28% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 45 41 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 17.37% 14.59% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Basingstoke

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for REST.

1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) SOLID
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) PaaS
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) SPML
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) SOLID
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) BeanShell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore