Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - +25
Contract jobs citing REST 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.02% 2.86% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 14.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £490 £475 £431
% change year-on-year +3.16% +10.14% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £57.31 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.34% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £53.79 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +19.52% -5.26% +5.56%

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 201 55 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 40.61% 19.64% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 29 34
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £311
90th Percentile £560 £534 £507
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 21
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.17% +13.58%
10th Percentile £28.95 £36.35 £41.25
90th Percentile £59.09 £47.01 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.46
% change year-on-year - +1.21% -1.20%

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 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 16 January 2019, 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 9 (90.00%) JSON
1 9 (90.00%) React
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) Cocoa
3 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
3 7 (70.00%) Core Data
3 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (70.00%) iOS SDK
3 7 (70.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (70.00%) UIKit
4 6 (60.00%) Social Media
4 6 (60.00%) SQLite
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) iPhone
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) Apple Swift
4 6 (60.00%) Objective-C
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) Bluetooth
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) OAuth
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQLite
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 3 (30.00%) React Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) JSON
1 9 (90.00%) React
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Cocoa
3 7 (70.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (70.00%) Core Data
3 7 (70.00%) iOS SDK
3 7 (70.00%) UIKit
3 7 (70.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) OAuth
7 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) iPhone
1 6 (60.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Apple Swift
2 6 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow