The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 32 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs citing REST 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.18% 0.93% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 4.41% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £355 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.85% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST 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 Swindon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 92 68 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 26.59% 21.05% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 44
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Swindon

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Swindon

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for REST.

1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) BDD
3 20 (66.67%) SOAP
4 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (53.33%) Web Services
6 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (40.00%) Spring
8 11 (36.67%) Selenium
8 11 (36.67%) MVC
9 10 (33.33%) HTML
9 10 (33.33%) CSS
9 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 10 (33.33%) Kanban
9 10 (33.33%) TDD
9 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
10 9 (30.00%) Bitbucket
10 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (30.00%) Maven
11 8 (26.67%) Finance
11 8 (26.67%) Mockito
12 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
12 7 (23.33%) Spring MVC
13 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
13 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
13 6 (20.00%) Microservices
14 5 (16.67%) GitLab
14 5 (16.67%) API Testing
14 5 (16.67%) Docker

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 9 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (30.00%) Maven
4 8 (26.67%) Mockito
5 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.67%) GitLab
5 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (10.00%) JUnit
8 1 (3.33%) Ant
8 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) SOAP
2 16 (53.33%) Web Services
3 12 (40.00%) Spring
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (23.33%) Spring MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Sass
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) Ext JS
9 2 (6.67%) Node.js
9 2 (6.67%) React
9 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.67%) WCF
10 1 (3.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) BDD
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) MVC
5 10 (33.33%) Kanban
5 10 (33.33%) TDD
5 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Microservices
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) API Testing
8 4 (13.33%) DevOps
8 4 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.00%) Open Source
9 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Sencha