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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 110 116 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 23 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 3.19% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate
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£369 £410 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.06% +45.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
613 533 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.32% 19.17% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 306 225
Average daily rate £350 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 39
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 12 £400 +68.42% 6
Slough -1 6 £307 -20.77% 2
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) HTML
3 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 27 (43.55%) SOAP
5 23 (37.10%) JSON
6 22 (35.48%) Java
7 21 (33.87%) Linux
8 19 (30.65%) XML
8 19 (30.65%) TDD
9 18 (29.03%) Web Services
10 15 (24.19%) OO
10 15 (24.19%) CSS
11 14 (22.58%) Scrum
11 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
12 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
12 13 (20.97%) User Experience
12 13 (20.97%) Python
13 12 (19.35%) MVC
14 11 (17.74%) SQL
14 11 (17.74%) J2EE
14 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
15 10 (16.13%) HTML5
15 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
15 10 (16.13%) Apache
16 9 (14.52%) OOP
16 9 (14.52%) Internet
16 9 (14.52%) Ajax
16 9 (14.52%) Open Source
17 8 (12.90%) Drupal
17 8 (12.90%) jQuery

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (16.13%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) Drupal
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Node.js
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.84%) Lync
5 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.23%) Liferay
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Yammer
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) NAS
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.61%) PBX
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
1 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Bitbucket
4 5 (8.06%) Subversion
5 4 (6.45%) JIRA
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.84%) Grunt
6 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.23%) JMeter
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.61%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.61%) JBehave
8 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Digital Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) HTML
2 27 (43.55%) SOAP
3 23 (37.10%) JSON
4 19 (30.65%) XML
5 18 (29.03%) Web Services
6 15 (24.19%) CSS
7 11 (17.74%) J2EE
8 10 (16.13%) HTML5
8 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
9 9 (14.52%) Ajax
10 8 (12.90%) jQuery
11 7 (11.29%) Django
11 7 (11.29%) .NET
11 7 (11.29%) LAMP
12 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 6 (9.68%) CSS3
13 5 (8.06%) Middleware
13 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (8.06%) Apache Camel
14 4 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 9 (14.52%) Open Source
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Social Media
4 4 (6.45%) New Media
4 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.84%) BBC
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) TDD
3 15 (24.19%) OO
4 14 (22.58%) Scrum
5 12 (19.35%) MVC
6 9 (14.52%) OOP
7 8 (12.90%) ITIL
7 8 (12.90%) Web Development
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Kanban
8 7 (11.29%) DevOps
9 6 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
9 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
10 4 (6.45%) SOA
10 4 (6.45%) B2B
10 4 (6.45%) Web Analytics
10 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 13 (20.97%) Python
4 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.74%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) PHP
6 6 (9.68%) C++
6 6 (9.68%) Ruby
7 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.06%) C#
7 5 (8.06%) Perl
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) VCP4
3 1 (1.61%) MCTS
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
1 6 (9.68%) Vagrant
1 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Hitachi
2 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Cadence
3 1 (1.61%) Zend
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