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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales / West Wales
Rank 18 9 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Contract jobs citing REST 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 6.90% 3.23% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 10.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £545 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81%  
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 West Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 10 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 52.87% 32.26% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 8
Median daily rate £475 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Swansea -10 6 £545 -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) Jenkins
2 26 (96.30%) Ansible
3 25 (92.59%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
5 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
5 23 (85.19%) Configuration Management
5 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
6 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
7 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
7 19 (70.37%) Web Services
8 17 (62.96%) Open Source
9 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
10 9 (33.33%) Electronics
10 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
10 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (33.33%) SAP
10 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (33.33%) Marketing
10 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
10 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
12 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (7.41%) RESTful
12 2 (7.41%) Scrum

REST
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Electronics
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Cloud Developer
3 12 (44.44%) Applications Developer
4 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) AWS Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Development Specialist
9 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (92.59%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
4 23 (85.19%) Configuration Management
5 17 (62.96%) Open Source
6 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
7 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) API Development
10 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.70%) High Availability
10 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
10 1 (3.70%) Microservices
10 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 26 (96.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP