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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 32 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 3.14% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 5
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£400 £238 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £392 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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
637 541 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.68% 19.27% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 318 217
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 60
Average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 March 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 March 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 +9 20 £400 +91.38% 7
Slough +1 5 £307 -0.16% 3
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 2
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 33 (48.53%) HTML
4 25 (36.76%) TDD
5 24 (35.29%) JSON
5 24 (35.29%) SOAP
6 22 (32.35%) Linux
6 22 (32.35%) Java
7 20 (29.41%) Python
8 18 (26.47%) OO
9 17 (25.00%) HTML5
10 16 (23.53%) Web Services
10 16 (23.53%) CSS
10 16 (23.53%) Scrum
11 13 (19.12%) MVC
11 13 (19.12%) XML
11 13 (19.12%) User Experience
12 12 (17.65%) Internet
12 12 (17.65%) OOP
13 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
13 11 (16.18%) Django
13 11 (16.18%) Kanban
14 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
14 10 (14.71%) Ajax
14 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
15 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
15 9 (13.24%) PHP
15 9 (13.24%) SQL
15 9 (13.24%) J2EE
15 9 (13.24%) RDBMS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (11.76%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) Drupal
3 3 (4.41%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) Liferay
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) Internet
2 6 (8.82%) HTTP
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
3 4 (5.88%) NAS
4 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) PBX
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
1 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
1 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.88%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (4.41%) Grunt
5 3 (4.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.94%) JUnit
6 2 (2.94%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.94%) JMeter
7 1 (1.47%) Selenium
7 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Architect
3 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Python Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Digital Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 2 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) HTML
2 24 (35.29%) SOAP
2 24 (35.29%) JSON
3 17 (25.00%) HTML5
4 16 (23.53%) CSS
4 16 (23.53%) Web Services
5 13 (19.12%) XML
6 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
6 11 (16.18%) Django
7 10 (14.71%) Ajax
8 9 (13.24%) J2EE
8 9 (13.24%) jQuery
9 8 (11.76%) CSS3
9 8 (11.76%) .NET
10 6 (8.82%) LAMP
10 6 (8.82%) Sass
11 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
11 5 (7.35%) WCF
11 5 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.88%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) User Experience
2 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.76%) Open Source
4 5 (7.35%) Social Media
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.88%) New Media
5 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.41%) BBC
7 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.47%) W3C
8 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) TDD
3 18 (26.47%) OO
4 16 (23.53%) Scrum
5 13 (19.12%) MVC
6 12 (17.65%) OOP
7 11 (16.18%) Kanban
8 9 (13.24%) Analytics
8 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Web Development
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL
10 7 (10.29%) SOA
10 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
11 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.82%) Service Management
11 6 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (8.82%) DevOps
12 5 (7.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 22 (32.35%) Java
3 20 (29.41%) Python
4 9 (13.24%) PHP
4 9 (13.24%) SQL
4 9 (13.24%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.29%) C#
6 6 (8.82%) C++
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby
7 4 (5.88%) Perl
7 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCTS
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
1 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
1 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) SAP
1 4 (5.88%) Hitachi
1 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £290 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago