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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 107 111 136
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs citing REST 12 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.37% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.65% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£325 £363 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +64.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +15.38%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 547 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.19% 22.47% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 264 235
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 £275 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
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 22 July 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
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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
Slough +6 4 £325 -
Reading +1 1 - - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 18 (64.29%) SOAP
3 17 (60.71%) XML
4 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (50.00%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) jQuery
7 10 (35.71%) JSON
7 10 (35.71%) Mobile App
8 9 (32.14%) CSS
9 8 (28.57%) MVC
9 8 (28.57%) Ajax
9 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.00%) OO
10 7 (25.00%) J2EE
11 6 (21.43%) .NET
11 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
11 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
11 6 (21.43%) Internet
11 6 (21.43%) B2B
11 6 (21.43%) Android
11 6 (21.43%) QA
11 6 (21.43%) Subversion
11 6 (21.43%) Scrum
11 6 (21.43%) HTML5
11 6 (21.43%) Sencha
11 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
11 6 (21.43%) CSS3
11 6 (21.43%) Sencha Touch
12 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (14.29%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) Liferay
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) SNMP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) GGSN
3 1 (3.57%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Hudson
3 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) Behat
4 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Mobile Web Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 18 (64.29%) SOAP
3 17 (60.71%) XML
4 14 (50.00%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) jQuery
6 10 (35.71%) JSON
7 9 (32.14%) CSS
8 8 (28.57%) Ajax
9 7 (25.00%) J2EE
10 6 (21.43%) .NET
10 6 (21.43%) HTML5
10 6 (21.43%) CSS3
10 6 (21.43%) Sencha Touch
11 4 (14.29%) Spring
11 4 (14.29%) OAuth
12 3 (10.71%) Struts
13 2 (7.14%) LAMP
13 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
13 2 (7.14%) Struts2
14 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
4 2 (7.14%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) W3C
5 1 (3.57%) DTV
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Android
1 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) B2B
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (17.86%) Android Development
4 5 (17.86%) iOS Development
4 5 (17.86%) B2C
4 5 (17.86%) E-business
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) PHP5
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.71%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Sencha
2 5 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Metastorm
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) NetCracker
5 2 (7.14%) Comptel
6 1 (3.57%) FatWire
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
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