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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 100 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 29 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 3.28% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 7
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£400 £238 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £178 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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
616 518 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.21% 19.49% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 304 231
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 66
Average hourly rate £35.75 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.39% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +11 21 £400 +68.42% 4
Slough 0 6 £328 +43.95% 4
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
2 28 (50.91%) HTML
3 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (36.36%) TDD
5 18 (32.73%) SOAP
5 18 (32.73%) HTML5
6 17 (30.91%) JSON
7 15 (27.27%) CSS
7 15 (27.27%) Python
8 14 (25.45%) OO
9 13 (23.64%) Java
10 12 (21.82%) Linux
10 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
11 11 (20.00%) MVC
12 10 (18.18%) Internet
12 10 (18.18%) Web Services
12 10 (18.18%) Analytics
13 9 (16.36%) .NET
14 8 (14.55%) C#
14 8 (14.55%) OOP
14 8 (14.55%) SOA
14 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
14 8 (14.55%) Scrum
14 8 (14.55%) User Experience
14 8 (14.55%) CSS3
14 8 (14.55%) Degree
14 8 (14.55%) Django
14 8 (14.55%) jQuery
14 8 (14.55%) Kanban
15 7 (12.73%) NoSQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (5.45%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) Liferay
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.82%) NAS
3 1 (1.82%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.82%) PBX
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
1 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
1 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 4 (7.27%) JIRA
3 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Grunt
3 3 (5.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (9.09%) Spanish Language
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Architect
3 10 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Lead Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Digital Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Designer
7 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) HTML
2 18 (32.73%) SOAP
2 18 (32.73%) HTML5
3 17 (30.91%) JSON
4 15 (27.27%) CSS
5 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
6 10 (18.18%) Web Services
7 9 (16.36%) .NET
8 8 (14.55%) Django
8 8 (14.55%) CSS3
8 8 (14.55%) jQuery
9 7 (12.73%) XML
10 6 (10.91%) Ajax
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.09%) WCF
12 4 (7.27%) LINQ
12 4 (7.27%) J2EE
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
12 4 (7.27%) Sass
12 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
1 8 (14.55%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Social Media
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) New Media
5 1 (1.82%) BBC
5 1 (1.82%) IVR
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) TDD
3 14 (25.45%) OO
4 11 (20.00%) MVC
5 10 (18.18%) Analytics
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 8 (14.55%) OOP
6 8 (14.55%) SOA
6 8 (14.55%) Kanban
7 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.91%) ERP
8 6 (10.91%) Service Management
8 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.09%) Workflow
9 5 (9.09%) Project Management
9 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 5 (9.09%) Data Management
9 5 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.27%) Python
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) SQL
6 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) Tcl
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Genesys
4 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
4 1 (1.82%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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