Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for vREST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vREST over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

vREST - Automated REST API Testing Tool
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 892 907
Contract jobs citing vREST 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.035% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
UK median daily rate - £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - £330 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

vREST is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,808 17,343 12,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.56% 16.78% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,208 12,042 8,642
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 223 190
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.28%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £62.65 £58.75 £56.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.03
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.70% -24.31%

vREST
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing vREST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for vREST in the UK

vREST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vREST in the UK