Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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 > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 47 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 +24 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 15 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.96% 0.44% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 1.68% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 6
Somerset median daily rate £440 £344 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -20.06% -
10th Percentile £383 £298 £319
90th Percentile £521 £404 £625
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 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
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 Somerset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 153 119 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.24% 26.15% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 91 178
Somerset median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +11.54%
10th Percentile £276 £236 £275
90th Percentile £486 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 40
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%
10th Percentile £50.50 £68.00 £32.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £181.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Somerset

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Somerset

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Somerset

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Somerset

REST
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bath 0 7 £425 +23.64% 1
Street - 2 £550 -
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Somerset region with a requirement for REST.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) SOAP
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Maven
3 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 9 (60.00%) Spring
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) Ant
5 8 (53.33%) Gradle
6 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 7 (46.67%) GitHub
6 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
6 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (40.00%) hybris
7 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
7 6 (40.00%) User Stories
7 6 (40.00%) DevOps
7 6 (40.00%) API Development
7 6 (40.00%) Web Development
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) QA
7 6 (40.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 6 (40.00%) SMS

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (26.67%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SMS
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) HBase
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) Ant
3 8 (53.33%) Gradle
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
5 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
6 4 (26.67%) Cobertura
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
7 2 (13.33%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.67%) Appium
8 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
8 1 (6.67%) GitLab
8 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) SOAP
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) D3.js
7 1 (6.67%) Drools
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Kafka
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) Node.js
7 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (40.00%) API Development
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) User Stories
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (26.67%) B2C
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Microservices
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.67%) MVC
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Groovy
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Jython
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Rancher
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) CA
2 2 (13.33%) HP