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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 101 109 142
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Contract jobs citing REST 22 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.85% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 3.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +5.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
527 611 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.48% 23.68% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 336 228
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +8 7 £413 -4.06% 2
Maidenhead - 7 - -
Windsor - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (48.57%) XML
2 16 (45.71%) SOAP
2 16 (45.71%) Web Services
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
5 12 (34.29%) MVC
6 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (31.43%) .NET
6 11 (31.43%) J2EE
7 10 (28.57%) HTML
7 10 (28.57%) Java
7 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (25.71%) C#
9 8 (22.86%) Drupal
9 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) Scrum
10 7 (20.00%) Internet
10 7 (20.00%) B2B
10 7 (20.00%) PHP
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.14%) OO
11 6 (17.14%) Apache
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 6 (17.14%) B2C
11 6 (17.14%) SOA
11 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
11 6 (17.14%) E-business

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (22.86%) Drupal
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Liferay
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.86%) CMS
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) SNMP
4 2 (5.71%) GGSN
4 2 (5.71%) SGSN
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 4 (11.43%) JUnit
5 3 (8.57%) Hudson
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) jMock
7 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.86%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) JBehave
7 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) XML
2 16 (45.71%) SOAP
2 16 (45.71%) Web Services
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) J2EE
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
6 6 (17.14%) Spring
7 5 (14.29%) LAMP
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.43%) JMS
8 4 (11.43%) JSON
8 4 (11.43%) OAuth
9 3 (8.57%) WCF
9 3 (8.57%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) CSS
10 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.71%) LINQ
11 1 (2.86%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Learning Management System
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Social Media
6 1 (2.86%) iPad
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.86%) DTV
6 1 (2.86%) W3C
6 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) MVC
3 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) B2B
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.14%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) B2C
5 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) E-business
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Product Management
6 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
7 4 (11.43%) OOP
7 4 (11.43%) Workflow
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Python
7 2 (5.71%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) Scala
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) PHP5
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Comptel
4 3 (8.57%) NetCracker
4 3 (8.57%) Metastorm
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Cadence
5 1 (2.86%) FatWire
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
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