The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 28 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.

RESTful
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 29 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.24% 1.66% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.18% 5.06% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £341 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 79 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 32.38% 32.78% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 172 264
Median daily rate £375 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £244 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £414 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 78
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -29.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Somerset

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Somerset

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +9 8 £425 +13.33% 2
Yeovil - 1 - -
RESTful
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 16 (88.89%) Java
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
1 16 (88.89%) XML
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 14 (77.78%) Scrum
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Maven
5 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
6 10 (55.56%) Docker
6 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
7 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (50.00%) Ajax
7 9 (50.00%) HTML
7 9 (50.00%) CSS
8 8 (44.44%) JDBC
8 8 (44.44%) JSP
8 8 (44.44%) SOAP
8 8 (44.44%) Struts
8 8 (44.44%) EJB
8 8 (44.44%) Ant
8 8 (44.44%) JUnit
8 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
8 8 (44.44%) MVC
8 8 (44.44%) JSON
8 8 (44.44%) Refactoring
8 8 (44.44%) jMock

RESTful
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 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Maven
2 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (44.44%) Ant
4 8 (44.44%) Apache Buildr
4 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 8 (44.44%) jMock
4 8 (44.44%) JUnit
4 8 (44.44%) Mercurial
4 8 (44.44%) Subversion
5 7 (38.89%) Gradle
5 7 (38.89%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.56%) Grunt
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) WATIR
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
1 16 (88.89%) XML
2 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 9 (50.00%) Ajax
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) EJB
4 8 (44.44%) JDBC
4 8 (44.44%) JPA
4 8 (44.44%) JSF
4 8 (44.44%) JSON
4 8 (44.44%) JSP
4 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) Spring
4 8 (44.44%) Struts
5 5 (27.78%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) RIA
1 7 (38.89%) Web 2.0
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) MVC
4 8 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 8 (44.44%) Refactoring
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) XML Parsing
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Microservices
8 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) ATG
3 1 (5.56%) BEA
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Sencha