The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 113 107 131
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing REST 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.57% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 2.54% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate £238 £280 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% -31.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 22.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 208 264
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 10 £238 +48.43% 4
Slough - 1 £228 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
1 31 (60.78%) JSON
2 29 (56.86%) HTML
2 29 (56.86%) Web Services
3 26 (50.98%) CSS
4 23 (45.10%) XML
5 21 (41.18%) OO
5 21 (41.18%) Ajax
6 20 (39.22%) SOAP
7 19 (37.25%) Windows
7 19 (37.25%) jQuery
7 19 (37.25%) HTML5
8 16 (31.37%) CSS3
9 14 (27.45%) C#
9 14 (27.45%) .NET
9 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
10 12 (23.53%) Java
10 12 (23.53%) Apple iOS
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (21.57%) Android
11 11 (21.57%) iOS Development
11 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (21.57%) OOD
11 11 (21.57%) Internet
12 10 (19.61%) SOA
12 10 (19.61%) MySQL
12 10 (19.61%) Android Development
13 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
13 9 (17.65%) Selenium
13 9 (17.65%) Subversion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (9.80%) Node.js
1 5 (9.80%) Drupal
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.96%) Liferay
4 1 (1.96%) Jetty
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.96%) PBX
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) SNMP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Selenium
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
2 8 (15.69%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) Hudson
4 3 (5.88%) PhoneGap
4 3 (5.88%) MSTest
4 3 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) Ant
5 2 (3.92%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.92%) Behat
5 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Software Development Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Development Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Mobile Web Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) UI Programmer
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
8 3 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) JSON
2 29 (56.86%) HTML
2 29 (56.86%) Web Services
3 26 (50.98%) CSS
4 23 (45.10%) XML
5 21 (41.18%) Ajax
6 20 (39.22%) SOAP
7 19 (37.25%) jQuery
7 19 (37.25%) HTML5
8 16 (31.37%) CSS3
9 14 (27.45%) .NET
10 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (15.69%) Sencha Touch
12 5 (9.80%) Backbone.js
12 5 (9.80%) WCF
12 5 (9.80%) Silverlight
13 4 (7.84%) Spring
13 4 (7.84%) Struts
14 3 (5.88%) Struts2
14 3 (5.88%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) IPTV
2 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
3 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.88%) iPad
5 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.96%) Open Source
6 1 (1.96%) RIA
6 1 (1.96%) Mashup
6 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 11 (21.57%) Android
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) OO
2 11 (21.57%) iOS Development
2 11 (21.57%) OOD
3 10 (19.61%) SOA
3 10 (19.61%) Android Development
4 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.73%) Web Development
6 7 (13.73%) MVC
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
9 4 (7.84%) Content Management
9 4 (7.84%) Workflow
9 4 (7.84%) UML
9 4 (7.84%) Time Management
10 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (5.88%) BDD
10 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (27.45%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.92%) PHP5
9 1 (1.96%) Groovy
9 1 (1.96%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Vagrant
1 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Sencha
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Zend
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) Comptel
5 1 (1.96%) NetCracker
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