Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 55 37
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18 +39
Contract jobs citing REST 87 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.85% 3.00% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.51% 13.68% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 34
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -27.01%
10th Percentile £349 £315 £307
90th Percentile £650 £557 £668
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.52 - -
South West median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £23.78
% change year-on-year -9.50% +110.30% -44.06%

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 355 285 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.87% 21.92% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 193 223
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £325 £290 £288
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +12.00% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.75 £39.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +31.09% -8.46%
10th Percentile £37.89 £36.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.23 £40.55 £45.13
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.79% +22.58% -7.74%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +27 68 £425 +22.30% 9
Corsham -2 6 - -
Chippenham +2 2 - - 2
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) C#
2 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.18%) JIRA
4 27 (31.03%) .NET
5 26 (29.89%) Java
6 24 (27.59%) HTML
7 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
7 23 (26.44%) Microservices
8 22 (25.29%) CSS
8 22 (25.29%) SOAP
9 20 (22.99%) SQL
9 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
10 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
11 17 (19.54%) Middleware
12 16 (18.39%) Web Services
13 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
13 15 (17.24%) React
13 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
13 15 (17.24%) Confluence
14 14 (16.09%) jQuery
14 14 (16.09%) DevOps
15 13 (14.94%) DataPower
15 13 (14.94%) Node.js
15 13 (14.94%) Atlassian
15 13 (14.94%) Finance
15 13 (14.94%) IBM
15 13 (14.94%) XML

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 15 (17.24%) Confluence
2 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.60%) CMS
4 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.45%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.30%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.15%) Drupal
7 1 (1.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Fireworks
1 4 (4.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.90%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.45%) CloudFront
5 3 (3.45%) GitHub
6 2 (2.30%) npm
6 2 (2.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Kerberos
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.15%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (32.18%) JIRA
2 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
3 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.79%) Selenium
5 11 (12.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (11.49%) Cucumber
6 10 (11.49%) JMeter
6 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
7 8 (9.20%) Bitbucket
8 7 (8.05%) Maven
8 7 (8.05%) SonarQube
9 5 (5.75%) JUnit
9 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.60%) Hudson
11 3 (3.45%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.45%) Grunt
11 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (2.30%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Back Office
4 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) Architect
3 10 (11.49%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Test Leader
5 7 (8.05%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Integration Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.05%) PowerShell Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) React Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Performance Test Leader
8 4 (4.60%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.60%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Designer
9 3 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) .NET
2 24 (27.59%) HTML
3 22 (25.29%) CSS
3 22 (25.29%) SOAP
4 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
4 17 (19.54%) Middleware
5 16 (18.39%) Web Services
6 15 (17.24%) React
7 14 (16.09%) jQuery
8 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET
8 13 (14.94%) Node.js
8 13 (14.94%) XML
9 11 (12.64%) Sass
10 10 (11.49%) Spring
11 9 (10.34%) HTML5
12 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (9.20%) JSON
13 7 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) DataPower
2 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
1 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Microservices
3 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
4 14 (16.09%) DevOps
5 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.49%) Pair Programming
7 10 (11.49%) Performance Testing
7 10 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (11.49%) Scrum
8 9 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (10.34%) UML
9 8 (9.20%) BPMN
9 8 (9.20%) MVC
9 8 (9.20%) TDD
10 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.05%) Open Source
10 7 (8.05%) Web Design
11 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) C#
1 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
2 26 (29.89%) Java
3 20 (22.99%) SQL
4 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.90%) Python
6 4 (4.60%) C++
6 4 (4.60%) ES6
6 4 (4.60%) F#
6 4 (4.60%) Scala
6 4 (4.60%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.60%) VB
7 3 (3.45%) Java 8
8 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) CCNA
2 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.20%) MCSA
2 8 (9.20%) MCSE
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.20%) OCA
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Docker
2 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.34%) PowerCLI
3 8 (9.20%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.45%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (2.30%) Grafana
5 2 (2.30%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.30%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Atlassian
2 13 (14.94%) IBM
3 9 (10.34%) Cisco
3 9 (10.34%) Oracle
4 8 (9.20%) VMware
5 4 (4.60%) Adobe
5 4 (4.60%) Apigee
5 4 (4.60%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) CA
6 3 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) Micro Focus
6 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.45%) Veracode
7 2 (2.30%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.30%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.30%) Splunk
8 1 (1.15%) SAP