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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 73 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 46 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.10% 1.15% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.33% 5.53% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 6
Median daily rate £400 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £401 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £558 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
493 524 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.48% 20.83% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 344 267
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +84.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +24 20 £400 -18.98%
Wokingham - 6 £350 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £400 - 1
Newbury - 5 £475 -
Slough 0 2 £300 -38.46%
Bracknell -5 2 £525 +23.52% 2
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.15%) SOAP
3 37 (45.68%) Java
4 29 (35.80%) Scrum
5 27 (33.33%) Web Services
6 25 (30.86%) TDD
7 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
8 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (25.93%) JSON
9 21 (25.93%) HTML
10 20 (24.69%) XML
10 20 (24.69%) CSS
10 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
11 19 (23.46%) .NET
12 17 (20.99%) Finance
12 17 (20.99%) Open Source
13 16 (19.75%) Linux
14 15 (18.52%) C#
14 15 (18.52%) HTML5
15 14 (17.28%) BDD
15 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
15 14 (17.28%) SOA
16 13 (16.05%) Pair Programming
16 13 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (16.05%) DevOps
16 13 (16.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 12 (14.81%) Software Delivery
17 12 (14.81%) User Stories
17 12 (14.81%) AngularJS

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 8 (9.88%) Confluence
2 7 (8.64%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.41%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) JBoss
5 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.70%) Drupal
7 2 (2.47%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.23%) Mule
8 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.47%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (1.23%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Boomi
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.23%) Force.com
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) SNMP
2 5 (6.17%) HTTP
3 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 5 (6.17%) Redis
4 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.70%) HBase
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.47%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) GIS
7 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (12.35%) JIRA
5 7 (8.64%) JUnit
5 7 (8.64%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.41%) MSTest
7 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.94%) Maven
9 2 (2.47%) Grunt
9 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.47%) Selenium
9 2 (2.47%) Subversion
9 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.47%) Toad
9 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.23%) JBehave
10 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Consultant
3 8 (9.88%) Security Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Web Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Web Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.15%) SOAP
2 27 (33.33%) Web Services
3 21 (25.93%) HTML
3 21 (25.93%) JSON
4 20 (24.69%) CSS
4 20 (24.69%) XML
5 19 (23.46%) .NET
6 15 (18.52%) HTML5
7 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 12 (14.81%) CSS3
8 9 (11.11%) jQuery
8 9 (11.11%) Spring
9 8 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
11 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.41%) J2EE
11 6 (7.41%) LAMP
11 6 (7.41%) Node.js
11 6 (7.41%) WSDL
12 5 (6.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Cryptography
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.23%) MPEG
6 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.23%) STB
6 1 (1.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Scrum
3 25 (30.86%) TDD
4 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (20.99%) Open Source
6 14 (17.28%) BDD
6 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.28%) SOA
7 13 (16.05%) DevOps
7 13 (16.05%) Pair Programming
7 13 (16.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 12 (14.81%) Software Delivery
8 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 12 (14.81%) User Stories
9 11 (13.58%) Identity Management
9 11 (13.58%) MVC
10 10 (12.35%) High Availability
10 10 (12.35%) Kanban
11 9 (11.11%) OO
12 8 (9.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) Java
2 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.52%) C#
4 12 (14.81%) PHP
5 10 (12.35%) SQL
6 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.17%) Python
8 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.70%) Apex Code
9 3 (3.70%) Groovy
10 2 (2.47%) Perl
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
10 2 (2.47%) XPath
11 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.23%) C
11 1 (1.23%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) CISSP
2 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) vSphere
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) KVM
2 2 (2.47%) oVirt
2 2 (2.47%) RHEV
2 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) logstash
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) VMware
3 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.70%) Dell
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) Axway
5 2 (2.47%) Concur
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) hybris
6 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.23%) Sencha