Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 18 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)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 13 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing REST 19 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 15.83% 19.14% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.89% 37.35% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 2
West Wales median daily rate £550 £516 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.54% +21.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £494 £435 £413
90th Percentile £600 £611 £438
Wales median daily rate £513 £500 £430
% change year-on-year +2.50% +16.28% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50

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 West Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 83 83 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 69.17% 51.23% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 18
West Wales median daily rate £500 £491 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +51.15% -23.08%
10th Percentile £301 £363 £229
90th Percentile £594 £618 £441
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +24.21%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in West Wales

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in West Wales

REST
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
Swansea -3 19 £550 +6.54% 1
REST
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Relational Database
3 17 (89.47%) Software Delivery
3 17 (89.47%) Open Source
3 17 (89.47%) MongoDB
3 17 (89.47%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (78.95%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) Web Services
6 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (52.63%) Ansible
6 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
7 9 (47.37%) Play Framework
7 9 (47.37%) Analytics
7 9 (47.37%) Dropwizard
7 9 (47.37%) Event Store
7 9 (47.37%) Google
7 9 (47.37%) Google Analytics
7 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
8 8 (42.11%) SOAP
8 8 (42.11%) Data Security
8 8 (42.11%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) GDPR
9 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (31.58%) PSD2
10 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) Relational Database
2 17 (89.47%) MongoDB
2 17 (89.47%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (47.37%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Architect
3 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Payments Architect
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) Dropwizard
2 9 (47.37%) Play Framework
3 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Open Source
2 17 (89.47%) Software Delivery
3 15 (78.95%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (47.37%) Analytics
6 8 (42.11%) Data Security
6 8 (42.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.26%) CQRS
9 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (31.58%) GDPR
2 6 (31.58%) PSD2
3 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) SAP