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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 107 117 136
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 14 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.37% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.66% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£288 £363 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +64.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
547 543 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.84% 22.20% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 263 239
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 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
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 £34.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 5 £300 -
Reading +3 1 - - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 (70.00%) Web Services
2 19 (63.33%) SOAP
3 17 (56.67%) XML
4 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 15 (50.00%) HTML
6 12 (40.00%) JSON
7 11 (36.67%) jQuery
8 10 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 9 (30.00%) Ajax
9 9 (30.00%) CSS
10 8 (26.67%) OO
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
10 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
11 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (23.33%) QA
11 7 (23.33%) J2EE
12 6 (20.00%) Internet
12 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
12 6 (20.00%) B2B
12 6 (20.00%) .NET
12 6 (20.00%) Java
12 6 (20.00%) Scrum
12 6 (20.00%) Subversion
12 6 (20.00%) Sencha
12 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (20.00%) CSS3
12 6 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
12 6 (20.00%) Android
12 6 (20.00%) HTML5

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (13.33%) Drupal
2 3 (10.00%) Liferay
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) SNMP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) GGSN
3 2 (6.67%) SGSN
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
2 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) Hudson
4 2 (6.67%) Behat
4 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Ant
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.33%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Release Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Web Services
2 19 (63.33%) SOAP
3 17 (56.67%) XML
4 15 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (40.00%) JSON
6 11 (36.67%) jQuery
7 9 (30.00%) Ajax
7 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) J2EE
9 6 (20.00%) .NET
9 6 (20.00%) HTML5
9 6 (20.00%) CSS3
9 6 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
10 4 (13.33%) OAuth
10 4 (13.33%) Spring
11 3 (10.00%) Struts
11 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
12 2 (6.67%) LAMP
12 2 (6.67%) Struts2
13 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) Learning Management System
3 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) DTV
5 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Android
1 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) OO
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) B2B
3 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) B2C
4 5 (16.67%) E-business
4 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (16.67%) Android Development
4 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Time Management
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) PHP5
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Sencha
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Metastorm
4 3 (10.00%) NetCracker
4 3 (10.00%) Comptel
5 1 (3.33%) FatWire
5 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago
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