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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 89 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing REST 38 44 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 1.68% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.17% 7.09% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £258 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £429 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
530 621 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 23.72% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 330 262
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Reading +6 15 £375 +10.29% 4
Bracknell 0 5 £330 -26.66%
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Slough - 5 £388 - 3
Windsor - 2 £456 -
Newbury -2 1 - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.00%) HTML
2 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (43.33%) SOAP
4 23 (38.33%) XML
5 21 (35.00%) Linux
5 21 (35.00%) JSON
6 20 (33.33%) Java
7 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
8 18 (30.00%) Web Services
9 17 (28.33%) OO
10 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
11 15 (25.00%) CSS
11 15 (25.00%) Scrum
11 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 14 (23.33%) PHP
12 14 (23.33%) Apache
13 13 (21.67%) SQL
13 13 (21.67%) ITIL
13 13 (21.67%) MVC
13 13 (21.67%) TDD
13 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (21.67%) Open Source
14 12 (20.00%) Python
15 11 (18.33%) J2EE
15 11 (18.33%) LAMP
15 11 (18.33%) Ajax
15 11 (18.33%) Drupal
15 11 (18.33%) DevOps
15 11 (18.33%) User Experience

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (23.33%) Apache
2 11 (18.33%) Drupal
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Node.js
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.00%) Lync
6 2 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.33%) Liferay
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.67%) CMS
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) SAN
1 6 (10.00%) NAS
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) SNMP
5 1 (1.67%) PBX
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) GGSN
5 1 (1.67%) SGSN
5 1 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) JUnit
6 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.00%) Hudson
6 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.00%) Grunt
6 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.33%) jMock
7 2 (3.33%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.33%) JMeter
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.67%) Selenium
8 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.67%) JBehave
8 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) HTML
2 26 (43.33%) SOAP
3 23 (38.33%) XML
4 21 (35.00%) JSON
5 18 (30.00%) Web Services
6 15 (25.00%) CSS
7 11 (18.33%) J2EE
7 11 (18.33%) LAMP
7 11 (18.33%) Ajax
8 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 9 (15.00%) .NET
9 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (13.33%) HTML5
11 7 (11.67%) jQuery
12 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.00%) Spring
12 6 (10.00%) Middleware
13 5 (8.33%) JMS
13 5 (8.33%) CSS3
13 5 (8.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Open Source
2 11 (18.33%) User Experience
3 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.67%) New Media
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.00%) BBC
5 3 (5.00%) Social Media
5 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) W3C
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.67%) iPad
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) OO
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 13 (21.67%) MVC
5 11 (18.33%) DevOps
6 10 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 9 (15.00%) OOP
7 9 (15.00%) Web Development
8 8 (13.33%) SOA
9 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.00%) Product Management
10 5 (8.33%) BDD
10 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.33%) B2B
11 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (33.33%) Java
3 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 14 (23.33%) PHP
5 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 12 (20.00%) Python
7 8 (13.33%) C++
7 8 (13.33%) Ruby
8 7 (11.67%) C#
9 6 (10.00%) Perl
9 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.33%) Scala
11 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) MCTS
3 2 (3.33%) MCITP
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (15.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Hitachi
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.67%) FatWire
4 1 (1.67%) Cadence
4 1 (1.67%) NetCracker
4 1 (1.67%) Comptel
4 1 (1.67%) Zend
4 1 (1.67%) HP
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