Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 13 November 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 63 37
Rank change year-on-year +34 -26 +43
Contract jobs citing REST 100 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.83% 2.12% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.81% 10.53% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 13 36
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +7.25% -16.87%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £308
90th Percentile £610 £524 £634
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 - -
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £23.53
% change year-on-year -8.42% +101.91% -44.65%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 420 247 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 24.49% 20.15% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 163 199
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £288
90th Percentile £675 £575 £565
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +85.71% -36.84%
10th Percentile £38.15 £36.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.88 £40.55 £24.70
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Wiltshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Wiltshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Wiltshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Wiltshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Swindon +34 76 £425 +18.06% 5
Corsham -11 7 - -
Trowbridge - 3 £463 -
Chippenham +2 2 - - 2
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 58 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.00%) .NET
3 32 (32.00%) C#
4 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (30.00%) Java
6 28 (28.00%) SOAP
7 26 (26.00%) JIRA
7 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (24.00%) Microservices
9 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
9 22 (22.00%) Middleware
9 22 (22.00%) Finance
10 20 (20.00%) HTML
11 19 (19.00%) SQL
11 19 (19.00%) Web Services
11 19 (19.00%) CSS
11 19 (19.00%) AngularJS
11 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
12 17 (17.00%) Test Automation
12 17 (17.00%) DataPower
12 17 (17.00%) Jenkins
12 17 (17.00%) JSON
13 16 (16.00%) IBM
14 15 (15.00%) XML
14 15 (15.00%) Atlassian
15 14 (14.00%) Windows
15 14 (14.00%) Scrum
15 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
16 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
16 13 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 13 (13.00%) Confluence
2 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.00%) CMS
4 4 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.00%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.00%) Drupal
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Fireworks
1 4 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.00%) Apigee
5 3 (3.00%) GitHub
6 2 (2.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.00%) npm
7 1 (1.00%) NuGet
7 1 (1.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.00%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (26.00%) JIRA
2 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (12.00%) SoapUI
6 11 (11.00%) Selenium
7 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (9.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (8.00%) JMeter
9 7 (7.00%) Maven
10 4 (4.00%) Hudson
11 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket
11 3 (3.00%) Grunt
11 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (2.00%) Fiddler
12 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
13 1 (1.00%) Ant
13 1 (1.00%) CruiseControl
13 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
13 1 (1.00%) JUnit
General
1 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 16 (16.00%) Architect
3 11 (11.00%) Consultant
3 11 (11.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (9.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Integration Architect
5 8 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 7 (7.00%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.00%) Azure Developer
7 6 (6.00%) React Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Automation Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) QA Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) Designer
9 4 (4.00%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) .NET
2 28 (28.00%) SOAP
3 22 (22.00%) Middleware
4 20 (20.00%) HTML
5 19 (19.00%) AngularJS
5 19 (19.00%) CSS
5 19 (19.00%) Web Services
6 17 (17.00%) JSON
7 15 (15.00%) XML
8 13 (13.00%) Node.js
8 13 (13.00%) React
9 12 (12.00%) jQuery
10 10 (10.00%) HTML5
11 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (8.00%) Sass
11 8 (8.00%) WSDL
12 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (7.00%) CSS3
12 7 (7.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) DataPower
2 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.00%) User Experience
4 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Windows
1 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (7.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.00%) Microservices
3 17 (17.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (14.00%) Scrum
5 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (12.00%) UML
6 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.00%) BPMN
7 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.00%) DevOps
7 11 (11.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 10 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 10 (10.00%) TDD
9 9 (9.00%) BDD
9 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.00%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.00%) Performance Engineering
11 7 (7.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) C#
2 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.00%) Java
4 19 (19.00%) SQL
5 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.00%) Python
7 6 (6.00%) C++
7 6 (6.00%) VB
8 4 (4.00%) ES6
9 3 (3.00%) Java 8
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.00%) F#
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) CCNA
2 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.00%) MCSA
2 10 (10.00%) MCSE
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) OCA
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Docker
2 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) Kubernetes
1 11 (11.00%) PowerCLI
2 10 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 5 (5.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (4.00%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.00%) Grafana
6 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) IBM
3 15 (15.00%) Atlassian
4 11 (11.00%) Cisco
4 11 (11.00%) Oracle
5 10 (10.00%) VMware
6 9 (9.00%) Google
7 5 (5.00%) CA
7 5 (5.00%) Facebook
7 5 (5.00%) HP
7 5 (5.00%) Micro Focus
8 4 (4.00%) Adobe
9 2 (2.00%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.00%) Dynatrace
10 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.00%) SAP
10 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.00%) Splunk
10 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.00%) Veracode