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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 93 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 32 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.78% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 3.55% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 5
Average daily rate
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£430 £350 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £420 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
562 535 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 22.04% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 262 298
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 15 £441 +6.96% 8
Slough +6 10 £488 +62.50% 1
Bracknell -6 3 £425 +54.54% 7
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) SOAP
4 24 (38.71%) HTML
5 20 (32.26%) Java
6 19 (30.65%) CSS
6 19 (30.65%) TDD
7 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 17 (27.42%) Scrum
9 16 (25.81%) SOA
10 15 (24.19%) Web Services
10 15 (24.19%) HTML5
11 14 (22.58%) Python
12 13 (20.97%) HTTP
13 12 (19.35%) .NET
14 11 (17.74%) SSL
14 11 (17.74%) MVC
14 11 (17.74%) JSON
15 10 (16.13%) Degree
15 10 (16.13%) C#
16 9 (14.52%) MySQL
16 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
16 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
16 9 (14.52%) Kanban
16 9 (14.52%) Sass
16 9 (14.52%) CSS3
17 8 (12.90%) Ajax
17 8 (12.90%) Migration
17 8 (12.90%) Service Management
17 8 (12.90%) SQL Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) HTTP
2 11 (17.74%) SSL
3 7 (11.29%) SSH
4 6 (9.68%) Internet
5 4 (6.45%) DNS
5 4 (6.45%) LDAP
5 4 (6.45%) FTP
6 3 (4.84%) VPN
6 3 (4.84%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.84%) DB2
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Grunt
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) JUnit
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Selenium
4 4 (6.45%) IntelliJ
4 4 (6.45%) Maven
4 4 (6.45%) TestNG
4 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.84%) webpack
5 3 (4.84%) gulp
5 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.84%) JSHint
5 3 (4.84%) Bower
5 3 (4.84%) QUnit
6 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
1 5 (8.06%) Spanish Language
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Python Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Designer
4 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (6.45%) Android Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.84%) UI Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) SOAP
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 19 (30.65%) CSS
4 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 15 (24.19%) Web Services
5 15 (24.19%) HTML5
6 12 (19.35%) .NET
7 11 (17.74%) JSON
8 9 (14.52%) CSS3
8 9 (14.52%) Sass
9 8 (12.90%) Ajax
10 7 (11.29%) Middleware
10 7 (11.29%) RESTful
11 5 (8.06%) jQuery
11 5 (8.06%) Django
11 5 (8.06%) WCF
12 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
12 4 (6.45%) XML
12 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (6.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
1 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.45%) DataPower
4 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.84%) PKI
5 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.61%) GIS
7 1 (1.61%) IVR
7 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) TDD
3 17 (27.42%) Scrum
4 16 (25.81%) SOA
5 11 (17.74%) MVC
6 9 (14.52%) Kanban
7 8 (12.90%) Migration
7 8 (12.90%) Service Management
7 8 (12.90%) OO
8 7 (11.29%) SDLC
9 6 (9.68%) Analytics
9 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) OOP
9 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.06%) Data Management
10 5 (8.06%) ERP
10 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 14 (22.58%) Python
4 10 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 5 (8.06%) Scala
6 4 (6.45%) Groovy
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.45%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Tcl
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.23%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) SAP
2 6 (9.68%) CA
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
3 4 (6.45%) IBM
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) F5
5 2 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Genesys
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.61%) VMware