Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 23 November 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)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 0
Contract jobs citing REST 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.64% 0.68% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 2.36% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Dorset median daily rate £435 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +30.08% -2.38%
10th Percentile £430 £400 £268
90th Percentile £440 £400 £353
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Dorset median hourly rate - - £42.50
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £42.50
% change year-on-year +101.91% -44.65% -22.73%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 76 127 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.08% 29.00% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 93 37
Dorset median daily rate £415 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £311 £238 £213
90th Percentile £483 £448 £480
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.07% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £42.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £46.75 - £44.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Dorset

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Dorset

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Dorset

REST
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 7 £435 - 1
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Thymeleaf
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Thymeleaf
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft