Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 67 48
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 +21
Contract jobs citing REST 106 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.72% 1.71% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.33% 8.76% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 17 30
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +16.79% -5.52%
10th Percentile £359 £360 £303
90th Percentile £675 £478 £376
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 - -
South West median hourly rate £43.27 £47.50 £23.53
% change year-on-year -8.92% +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 497 217 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.82% 19.58% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 149 164
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £410 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +12.71% -4.28%
10th Percentile £350 £311 £300
90th Percentile £688 £665 £546
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £27.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.98% +25.58% -33.85%
10th Percentile £36.39 £24.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.50 £37.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +33 83 £425 +6.25% 4
Corsham - 7 £375 - 2
Trowbridge - 3 £463 -
Chippenham -2 2 - - 1
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (51.89%) .NET
3 38 (35.85%) Microservices
4 36 (33.96%) C#
4 36 (33.96%) SOAP
5 33 (31.13%) Finance
5 33 (31.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
6 27 (25.47%) Middleware
7 26 (24.53%) Java
8 25 (23.58%) IBM
9 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
9 24 (22.64%) JSON
9 24 (22.64%) DataPower
10 22 (20.75%) Web Services
11 21 (19.81%) XML
12 20 (18.87%) UML
13 19 (17.92%) BPMN
14 18 (16.98%) Test Automation
14 18 (16.98%) SQL
14 18 (16.98%) Banking
15 17 (16.04%) Scrum
15 17 (16.04%) WSDL
15 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (15.09%) AngularJS
17 15 (14.15%) DevOps
17 15 (14.15%) JIRA
18 14 (13.21%) .NET Framework
18 14 (13.21%) HP
18 14 (13.21%) SQL Server

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 10 (9.43%) Confluence
1 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.66%) CMS
4 5 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.83%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) IIS
6 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) Drupal
7 1 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 33 (31.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
4 7 (6.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.83%) GitHub
6 2 (1.89%) Apigee
6 2 (1.89%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.89%) IaaS
6 2 (1.89%) PaaS
6 2 (1.89%) Serverless
7 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) Kerberos
2 8 (7.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.83%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.89%) GIS
5 1 (0.94%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) JIRA
2 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.49%) SoapUI
4 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (7.55%) Selenium
5 8 (7.55%) WebDriver
6 7 (6.60%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.72%) JMeter
8 3 (2.83%) Grunt
8 3 (2.83%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.83%) Hudson
9 2 (1.89%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.89%) Maven
9 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (31.13%) Finance
2 18 (16.98%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (43.40%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Architect
3 12 (11.32%) Designer
4 10 (9.43%) Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Integration Architect
7 7 (6.60%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Azure Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.66%) .NET Architect
8 6 (5.66%) BPM Designer
8 6 (5.66%) PowerShell Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Automation Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Azure Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Digital Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (4.72%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (51.89%) .NET
2 36 (33.96%) SOAP
3 27 (25.47%) Middleware
4 24 (22.64%) JSON
5 22 (20.75%) Web Services
6 21 (19.81%) XML
7 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (16.04%) WSDL
8 16 (15.09%) AngularJS
9 14 (13.21%) .NET Framework
10 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET
10 13 (12.26%) CSS
10 13 (12.26%) HTML
10 13 (12.26%) XML Schema
11 10 (9.43%) jQuery
11 10 (9.43%) Node.js
11 10 (9.43%) WCF
12 8 (7.55%) .NET Core
13 7 (6.60%) OAuth
13 7 (6.60%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) DataPower
2 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Windows
1 13 (12.26%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.60%) AIX
2 7 (6.60%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.85%) Microservices
3 20 (18.87%) UML
4 19 (17.92%) BPMN
5 18 (16.98%) Test Automation
6 17 (16.04%) Scrum
7 15 (14.15%) DevOps
8 13 (12.26%) Defect Management
8 13 (12.26%) Software Architecture
8 13 (12.26%) Use Case
9 12 (11.32%) Sequence Diagram
10 11 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (10.38%) TDD
11 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
12 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.49%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.55%) Reverse Engineering
14 7 (6.60%) B2C
14 7 (6.60%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) C#
2 26 (24.53%) Java
3 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.98%) SQL
5 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.77%) C++
6 4 (3.77%) Python
6 4 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (0.94%) ES6
7 1 (0.94%) Java 8
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) CCNA
2 8 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.55%) MCSA
2 8 (7.55%) MCSE
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) OCA
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Docker
2 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) HP ALM
2 9 (8.49%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.55%) PowerCLI
3 8 (7.55%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.83%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.89%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.58%) IBM
3 14 (13.21%) HP
4 10 (9.43%) Atlassian
4 10 (9.43%) Oracle
5 8 (7.55%) Cisco
5 8 (7.55%) VMware
6 7 (6.60%) Google
7 6 (5.66%) Facebook
8 3 (2.83%) CA
8 3 (2.83%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.89%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.89%) ESRI
10 1 (0.94%) Adobe
10 1 (0.94%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.94%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.94%) TIBCO