The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 90 100 128
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 34 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 1.36% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.91% 5.94% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 4
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£330 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
REST
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
492 606 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.92% 22.95% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 348 226
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Berkshire region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 13 - -
Reading +3 10 £363 +3.57% 4
Bracknell - 3 £330 - 1
Slough -3 2 £250 -39.39% 2
Windsor - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 27 (58.70%) XML
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) SOAP
4 19 (41.30%) Web Services
5 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
6 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 16 (34.78%) Java
7 15 (32.61%) HTML
7 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (30.43%) J2EE
8 14 (30.43%) Linux
9 13 (28.26%) ITIL
9 13 (28.26%) PHP
9 13 (28.26%) Apache
9 13 (28.26%) Open Source
9 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
10 12 (26.09%) Drupal
10 12 (26.09%) MVC
10 12 (26.09%) Scrum
11 11 (23.91%) OO
11 11 (23.91%) .NET
11 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (23.91%) DevOps
12 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
12 10 (21.74%) KVM
12 10 (21.74%) Bitbucket
12 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
12 10 (21.74%) Puppet
12 10 (21.74%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) Apache
2 12 (26.09%) Drupal
3 4 (8.70%) Node.js
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.52%) Liferay
4 3 (6.52%) Lync
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) SSL
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) NAS
4 2 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
4 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.35%) GGSN
4 2 (4.35%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
2 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.74%) Bitbucket
4 6 (13.04%) JUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Hudson
5 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (4.35%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) jMock
6 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.17%) JBehave
7 1 (2.17%) Mockito
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) XML
2 21 (45.65%) SOAP
3 19 (41.30%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) HTML
5 14 (30.43%) J2EE
6 11 (23.91%) .NET
7 10 (21.74%) LAMP
8 9 (19.57%) JSON
9 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
10 7 (15.22%) CSS
10 7 (15.22%) Ajax
10 7 (15.22%) jQuery
11 6 (13.04%) Spring
12 5 (10.87%) JMS
12 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.87%) Apache Camel
13 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
13 4 (8.70%) WCF
14 3 (6.52%) Silverlight
14 3 (6.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Open Source
2 5 (10.87%) User Experience
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.35%) W3C
6 1 (2.17%) DTV
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (28.26%) ITIL
4 12 (26.09%) MVC
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) OO
5 11 (23.91%) DevOps
6 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (21.74%) Identity Management
7 8 (17.39%) SOA
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) OOP
8 6 (13.04%) B2B
8 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 6 (13.04%) Web Development
8 6 (13.04%) Product Management
9 5 (10.87%) B2C
9 5 (10.87%) E-business
9 5 (10.87%) CRM
10 4 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
3 13 (28.26%) PHP
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) C++
6 5 (10.87%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) Ruby
7 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Scala
9 1 (2.17%) PHP5
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCTS
2 2 (4.35%) MCITP
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (21.74%) Puppet
2 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.52%) Metastorm
3 3 (6.52%) Hitachi
4 2 (4.35%) NetCracker
4 2 (4.35%) Comptel
4 2 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) FatWire
5 1 (2.17%) Cadence
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago