The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 26 June 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)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing REST 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.83% 3.37% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.00% 10.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £439 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 25 30 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 24.27% 33.71% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 14
Median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £413 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Guildford region with a requirement for REST.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Apache
3 11 (84.62%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (76.92%) TDD
4 10 (76.92%) Middleware
5 9 (69.23%) Unix
5 9 (69.23%) JSON
5 9 (69.23%) Finance
5 9 (69.23%) Hadoop
5 9 (69.23%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (53.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (53.85%) Big Data
6 7 (53.85%) Kafka
6 7 (53.85%) Apache Spark
6 7 (53.85%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (53.85%) BDD
6 7 (53.85%) System Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 7 (53.85%) J2EE
7 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) SOAP
8 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
9 2 (15.38%) Maven

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 12 (92.31%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (15.38%) Mule
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Hadoop
2 7 (53.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Mocha
3 1 (7.69%) Sinon.JS
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 10 (76.92%) Middleware
3 9 (69.23%) JSON
3 9 (69.23%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (53.85%) J2EE
4 7 (53.85%) Kafka
5 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) JAXB
7 2 (15.38%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (7.69%) Chai
8 1 (7.69%) JMS
8 1 (7.69%) React
8 1 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) System Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) SDET
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PA-DSS
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware