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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 98 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 25 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 2.54% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
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£475 £288 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -20.68%
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 £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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
523 551 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.40% 21.93% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 269 267
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 £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.65 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 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 29 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 +8 13 £481 +60.41% 2
Reading 0 7 £415 - 2
Bracknell 0 3 £425 +54.54% 1
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 24 (45.28%) HTML
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.85%) TDD
5 17 (32.08%) CSS
5 17 (32.08%) SOAP
6 16 (30.19%) SOA
6 16 (30.19%) HTML5
6 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
7 15 (28.30%) Java
8 13 (24.53%) Python
8 13 (24.53%) Scrum
8 13 (24.53%) JSON
9 12 (22.64%) Web Services
10 11 (20.75%) .NET
10 11 (20.75%) MVC
11 9 (16.98%) MySQL
11 9 (16.98%) Kanban
11 9 (16.98%) Sass
11 9 (16.98%) CSS3
12 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
12 8 (15.09%) C#
12 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.09%) Internet
12 8 (15.09%) Ajax
12 8 (15.09%) Degree
12 8 (15.09%) Service Management
13 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
13 7 (13.21%) Linux
13 7 (13.21%) OOP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) Liferay
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) GitHub
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 5 (9.43%) HTTP
2 5 (9.43%) SSL
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) SSH
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
1 7 (13.21%) Grunt
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.55%) JUnit
4 4 (7.55%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.55%) TestNG
4 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.66%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.66%) JSHint
5 3 (5.66%) Bower
5 3 (5.66%) webpack
5 3 (5.66%) gulp
5 3 (5.66%) Maven
5 3 (5.66%) QUnit
5 3 (5.66%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.43%) Spanish Language
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Python Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (11.32%) Designer
5 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (7.55%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.66%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Lead Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) HTML
2 17 (32.08%) CSS
2 17 (32.08%) SOAP
3 16 (30.19%) HTML5
3 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
4 13 (24.53%) JSON
5 12 (22.64%) Web Services
6 11 (20.75%) .NET
7 9 (16.98%) CSS3
7 9 (16.98%) Sass
8 8 (15.09%) Ajax
9 6 (11.32%) Django
9 6 (11.32%) jQuery
9 6 (11.32%) RESTful
10 5 (9.43%) WCF
10 5 (9.43%) XML
11 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
11 4 (7.55%) LINQ
11 4 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (5.66%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.66%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.77%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.89%) IVR
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) TDD
3 16 (30.19%) SOA
4 13 (24.53%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) MVC
6 9 (16.98%) Kanban
7 8 (15.09%) Service Management
8 7 (13.21%) OOP
8 7 (13.21%) OO
8 7 (13.21%) Analytics
9 6 (11.32%) SDLC
9 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Software Architecture
10 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery
10 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.43%) ERP
10 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.30%) Java
3 13 (24.53%) Python
4 8 (15.09%) C#
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Scala
6 4 (7.55%) Groovy
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) Tcl
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) SAP
2 4 (7.55%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Genesys
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) F5
4 1 (1.89%) Blue Prism
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