Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 47 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +20
Contract jobs citing REST 46 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.27% 3.52% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.76% 14.84% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -23.81% +0.67%
10th Percentile £329 £315 £324
90th Percentile £575 £557 £676
South West median daily rate £420 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +8.39% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.25 - -
South West median hourly rate £45.25 - £38.75

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 259 310 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 24.03% 23.75% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 204 212
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.01% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £300
90th Percentile £655 £556 £575
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +5.63% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £47.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.62% +9.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £39.63 £41.48 £33.73
90th Percentile £48.50 £55.83 £47.53
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £41.44
% change year-on-year -1.11% +8.60% +11.99%

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 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 June 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 +11 29 £425 +19.72% 8
Corsham -3 2 - -
Warminster - 1 £525 -
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) HTML
4 16 (34.78%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) CSS
5 15 (32.61%) C#
5 15 (32.61%) .NET
6 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.09%) SQL
7 12 (26.09%) XML
7 12 (26.09%) MVC
7 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (23.91%) Microservices
8 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
9 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
9 10 (21.74%) JSON
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 9 (19.57%) Spring
10 9 (19.57%) Scrum
10 9 (19.57%) Web Services
10 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
10 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
11 8 (17.39%) JIRA
11 8 (17.39%) Selenium
12 7 (15.22%) jQuery
12 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
12 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket

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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) Confluence
3 4 (8.70%) NServiceBus
4 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.52%) CloudFront
4 2 (4.35%) npm
4 2 (4.35%) NuGet
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) IOS XR
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
2 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.39%) JIRA
3 8 (17.39%) Selenium
4 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
4 7 (15.22%) SonarQube
5 6 (13.04%) JMeter
5 6 (13.04%) JUnit
6 5 (10.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.70%) Maven
7 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (4.35%) WebStorm
10 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
10 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Back Office
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Cloud Developer
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Android Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 16 (34.78%) CSS
3 15 (32.61%) .NET
4 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (26.09%) XML
6 10 (21.74%) JSON
7 9 (19.57%) Spring
7 9 (19.57%) Web Services
8 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
8 7 (15.22%) jQuery
9 5 (10.87%) React
9 5 (10.87%) SOAP
10 4 (8.70%) Gherkin
10 4 (8.70%) Sass
10 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.52%) Kafka
11 3 (6.52%) WSDL
12 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
12 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) MVC
3 11 (23.91%) Microservices
3 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
4 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) DevOps
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source
7 6 (13.04%) Software Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) BDD
8 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.87%) RAD
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.70%) Android Development
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Mobile Development
10 3 (6.52%) BPEL
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.87%) C++
6 5 (10.87%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.70%) F#
7 4 (8.70%) Python
7 4 (8.70%) Scala
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.35%) Java 8
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) OCA
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Grafana
2 2 (4.35%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.35%) Terraform
3 1 (2.17%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (2.17%) Endace
3 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.52%) Apigee
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Splunk
3 3 (6.52%) Veracode
4 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.17%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) Lancope
5 1 (2.17%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.17%) NetScout
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow