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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 100 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing REST 27 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.04% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 4.66% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 5
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£388 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £297 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
551 579 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 22.26% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 317 237
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Reading +7 11 £390 +47.16% 6
Slough +2 8 £313 -19.35% 5
Bracknell +2 1 £330 -26.66%
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 27 (40.30%) SOAP
4 25 (37.31%) Java
5 24 (35.82%) Linux
6 23 (34.33%) XML
7 21 (31.34%) TDD
7 21 (31.34%) JSON
8 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
9 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
9 17 (25.37%) Scrum
9 17 (25.37%) OO
9 17 (25.37%) Web Services
10 16 (23.88%) CSS
11 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
12 14 (20.90%) Apache
12 14 (20.90%) MVC
13 13 (19.40%) Python
13 13 (19.40%) ITIL
13 13 (19.40%) PHP
13 13 (19.40%) SQL
13 13 (19.40%) J2EE
13 13 (19.40%) Open Source
13 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.91%) User Experience
15 11 (16.42%) DevOps
15 11 (16.42%) Drupal
15 11 (16.42%) LAMP
16 10 (14.93%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (20.90%) Apache
2 11 (16.42%) Drupal
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) Node.js
4 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.48%) Lync
6 2 (2.99%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.49%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
1 3 (4.48%) Yammer
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Internet
2 6 (8.96%) HTTP
3 5 (7.46%) SAN
3 5 (7.46%) NAS
4 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.99%) SSL
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) PBX
5 1 (1.49%) VoIP
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.93%) Bitbucket
4 6 (8.96%) Subversion
5 5 (7.46%) JUnit
6 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.48%) JIRA
7 3 (4.48%) Hudson
7 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (4.48%) Grunt
8 2 (2.99%) jMock
8 2 (2.99%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.99%) JMeter
8 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.49%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) Maven
9 1 (1.49%) JBehave
9 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Python Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Digital Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) SOAP
3 23 (34.33%) XML
4 21 (31.34%) JSON
5 17 (25.37%) Web Services
6 16 (23.88%) CSS
7 13 (19.40%) J2EE
8 11 (16.42%) LAMP
9 10 (14.93%) Ajax
9 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
10 9 (13.43%) HTML5
10 9 (13.43%) .NET
11 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
12 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.45%) jQuery
13 6 (8.96%) CSS3
13 6 (8.96%) Django
14 5 (7.46%) JMS
14 5 (7.46%) Middleware
14 5 (7.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Open Source
2 12 (17.91%) User Experience
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.97%) New Media
5 3 (4.48%) BBC
5 3 (4.48%) Social Media
5 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) W3C
7 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) UNIX
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) TDD
3 17 (25.37%) Scrum
3 17 (25.37%) OO
4 14 (20.90%) MVC
5 13 (19.40%) ITIL
5 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.42%) DevOps
7 10 (14.93%) Identity Management
7 10 (14.93%) OOP
7 10 (14.93%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (13.43%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) Product Management
9 6 (8.96%) Kanban
9 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) SOA
10 5 (7.46%) BDD
11 4 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.31%) Java
3 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
4 13 (19.40%) Python
4 13 (19.40%) PHP
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 8 (11.94%) C#
6 7 (10.45%) C++
6 7 (10.45%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) Perl
7 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) MCTS
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) Vagrant
1 10 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (13.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Hitachi
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) Cadence
4 1 (1.49%) Zend
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