Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing REST 12 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.30% 7.00% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 24.14% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 9
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -4.35% -8.00%
10th Percentile £423 £263 £281
90th Percentile £613 £288 £294
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 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 £42.50
% change year-on-year +19.52% +5.88% -

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 204 87 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 39.08% 29.00% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 41 61
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £291 £300 £281
90th Percentile £538 £490 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £47.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.72% +81.03%
10th Percentile £37.00 £41.55 £41.38
90th Percentile £58.74 £46.00 £53.48
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%

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 October 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 October 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 10 (83.33%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) JSON
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) React
4 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (50.00%) SQLite
4 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (50.00%) iOS SDK
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Objective-C
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) iPhone
5 5 (41.67%) Social Media
5 5 (41.67%) Apple Swift
6 4 (33.33%) Core Data
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (33.33%) UIKit
6 4 (33.33%) Cocoa
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (25.00%) BMC
7 3 (25.00%) CA
7 3 (25.00%) Windows

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 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQLite
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) JSON
3 7 (58.33%) React
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) iOS SDK
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) Cocoa
6 4 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (33.33%) Core Data
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) UIKit
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) OAuth
8 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (41.67%) iPhone
2 5 (41.67%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Runbook
4 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Apple Swift
2 5 (41.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) BMC
1 3 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow