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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 91 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 21 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 2.03% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 5
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£463 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
503 543 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.50% 22.25% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 279 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Slough +14 13 £475 +58.33% 3
Reading +12 6 £415 +10.66% 7
Bracknell - 1 £413 - 3
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) HTML
4 21 (37.50%) TDD
5 19 (33.93%) SOAP
6 17 (30.36%) Java
7 15 (26.79%) Python
7 15 (26.79%) SOA
8 13 (23.21%) CSS
9 12 (21.43%) Scrum
9 12 (21.43%) JSON
9 12 (21.43%) HTML5
9 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) Web Services
10 11 (19.64%) Internet
11 9 (16.07%) OOP
11 9 (16.07%) .NET
11 9 (16.07%) MVC
11 9 (16.07%) Kanban
12 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 8 (14.29%) User Experience
12 8 (14.29%) Service Management
12 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 8 (14.29%) OO
12 8 (14.29%) RDBMS
13 7 (12.50%) XML
13 7 (12.50%) MySQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Node.js
2 3 (5.36%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) Liferay
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Internet
2 5 (8.93%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Grunt
4 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.36%) JUnit
4 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.36%) TestNG
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) QUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.79%) JSHint
6 1 (1.79%) Bower
6 1 (1.79%) webpack
6 1 (1.79%) gulp
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.93%) Spanish Language
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Python Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (10.71%) Designer
5 5 (8.93%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Designer
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) HTML
2 19 (33.93%) SOAP
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
4 12 (21.43%) JSON
4 12 (21.43%) HTML5
4 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 11 (19.64%) Web Services
6 9 (16.07%) .NET
7 7 (12.50%) XML
7 7 (12.50%) Django
7 7 (12.50%) Sass
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) Ajax
8 6 (10.71%) WCF
9 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.93%) CSS3
10 4 (7.14%) RESTful
10 4 (7.14%) LINQ
11 3 (5.36%) J2EE
12 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) TDD
3 15 (26.79%) SOA
4 12 (21.43%) Scrum
5 9 (16.07%) MVC
5 9 (16.07%) OOP
5 9 (16.07%) Kanban
6 8 (14.29%) OO
6 8 (14.29%) Service Management
6 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Workflow
9 5 (8.93%) ERP
9 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.93%) Data Management
9 5 (8.93%) Software Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (10.71%) SQL
6 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) Groovy
7 3 (5.36%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) Tcl
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) SAP
2 4 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Genesys
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
Slough
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Rate: competitive
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