Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 20 June 2018 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.74% 3.25% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.28% 10.20% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -4.35% -23.33%
10th Percentile £355 £263 £281
90th Percentile £503 £288 £294
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £355
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £44.25 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.99% +18.00% -6.25%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 97 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 29.48% 31.82% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 56
Portsmouth median daily rate £366 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.04% +18.55%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £281
90th Percentile £488 £489 £491
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £46.19 £43.50 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.18% -12.05% +64.87%
10th Percentile £42.50 £41.16 £32.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.10 £57.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +17.24%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Portsmouth

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Portsmouth

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Portsmouth

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for REST.

1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) SQLite
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 6 (66.67%) React
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Apple Swift
3 5 (55.56%) Social Media
3 5 (55.56%) iPhone
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
4 4 (44.44%) Cocoa
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (44.44%) UIKit
4 4 (44.44%) Core Data
5 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) React Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) React
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Cocoa
4 4 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (44.44%) Core Data
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) UIKit
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) iPhone
2 5 (55.56%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Runbook
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Apple Swift
2 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BMC
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy