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 25 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing REST 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 7.89% - 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £441 £400
% change year-on-year -3.51% +10.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 14 3 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 36.84% 9.09% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 16
Median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £319 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 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
Swansea - 3 £550 - 1
REST
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
2 8 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (55.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (55.56%) Marketing
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) SAP
4 5 (55.56%) Electronics
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
4 5 (55.56%) Programme Management
5 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (55.56%) Programme Management
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP