The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 70 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +37
Contract jobs citing REST 34 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 1.98% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.16% 9.98% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 15
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £280 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
371 501 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.92% 19.83% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 313 337
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £55.55 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +63.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +11 14 £450 +60.71%
Reading -14 8 £369 -13.74% 6
Newbury - 5 £325 - 2
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 48 (71.64%) Java
2 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.75%) XML
4 33 (49.25%) TDD
5 29 (43.28%) SOAP
6 28 (41.79%) Web Services
6 28 (41.79%) JSON
7 25 (37.31%) BDD
8 24 (35.82%) OO
9 21 (31.34%) Scrum
10 20 (29.85%) Python
10 20 (29.85%) HTTP
10 20 (29.85%) Groovy
10 20 (29.85%) Selenium
10 20 (29.85%) Maven
11 19 (28.36%) Gradle
12 18 (26.87%) Bitbucket
12 18 (26.87%) WebDriver
12 18 (26.87%) OOP
13 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
13 17 (25.37%) JMeter
13 17 (25.37%) Project Management
13 17 (25.37%) Ruby
13 17 (25.37%) Content Management
13 17 (25.37%) eggPlant
14 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
15 15 (22.39%) Apache Ivy
15 15 (22.39%) Splunk
15 15 (22.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (22.39%) Sitecore

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (22.39%) CMS
1 15 (22.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (14.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.96%) Apache
4 5 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.46%) JBoss
4 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.99%) Confluence
6 2 (2.99%) Mule
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Anypoint
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) GitHub
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.49%) Force.com
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) SNMP
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) BGP
4 1 (1.49%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.49%) DVB
4 1 (1.49%) INAP
4 1 (1.49%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (1.49%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) MVNO
4 1 (1.49%) OSPF
4 1 (1.49%) PBX
4 1 (1.49%) SS7
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Telnet
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) Data Mart
5 2 (2.99%) GIS
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) HBase
6 1 (1.49%) OLTP
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Maven
1 20 (29.85%) Selenium
2 19 (28.36%) Gradle
3 18 (26.87%) Bitbucket
3 18 (26.87%) WebDriver
4 17 (25.37%) eggPlant
4 17 (25.37%) JMeter
5 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
6 15 (22.39%) Ant
6 15 (22.39%) Apache Ivy
7 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
8 10 (14.93%) JIRA
9 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
10 7 (10.45%) SoapUI
11 4 (5.97%) Gatling
11 4 (5.97%) JUnit
11 4 (5.97%) MSTest
11 4 (5.97%) NeoLoad
11 4 (5.97%) Subversion
12 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Developer in Test
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (2.99%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Software Architect
6 2 (2.99%) SOA Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) XML
2 29 (43.28%) SOAP
3 28 (41.79%) JSON
3 28 (41.79%) Web Services
4 14 (20.90%) Spring
5 11 (16.42%) .NET
5 11 (16.42%) J2EE
6 10 (14.93%) CSS
6 10 (14.93%) HTML
6 10 (14.93%) Middleware
7 6 (8.96%) Java EE
7 6 (8.96%) Servlets
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.46%) HTML5
8 5 (7.46%) React
8 5 (7.46%) RESTful
9 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.97%) EJB
9 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.97%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.49%) MPEG
4 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.49%) Social Media
4 1 (1.49%) STB
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) TDD
3 25 (37.31%) BDD
4 24 (35.82%) OO
5 21 (31.34%) Scrum
6 18 (26.87%) OOP
7 17 (25.37%) Content Management
7 17 (25.37%) Project Management
8 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
8 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
9 12 (17.91%) Visualisation
10 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Security Testing
10 11 (16.42%) SOA
11 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (13.43%) Microservices
13 7 (10.45%) DevOps
13 7 (10.45%) Open Source
13 7 (10.45%) SDLC
13 7 (10.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) Groovy
2 20 (29.85%) Python
3 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.37%) Ruby
4 14 (20.90%) C++
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 8 (11.94%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) Scala
6 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) SOQL
8 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP Fortify
1 4 (5.97%) logstash
2 3 (4.48%) Kibana
3 1 (1.49%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.49%) Netcool
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Sitecore
1 15 (22.39%) Splunk
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) IBM
5 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.48%) Pega
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.48%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.49%) Adobe
8 1 (1.49%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.49%) Cramer
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.49%) hybris
8 1 (1.49%) Informatica
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy
8 1 (1.49%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago