The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 100 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 30 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 2.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £333 £447
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £36.50
RESTful
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
651 551 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.83% 19.05% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 324 218
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 61
Average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Berkshire region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 8 £388 +5.08% 3
Slough +3 5 £307 -
Newbury - 1 £388 - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
RESTful
South East

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 33 (60.00%) HTML
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.91%) User Experience
4 26 (47.27%) AngularJS
5 25 (45.45%) CSS
6 20 (36.36%) MongoDB
7 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
8 18 (32.73%) TDD
8 18 (32.73%) HTTP
8 18 (32.73%) User Stories
9 17 (30.91%) Web Services
10 16 (29.09%) Java
11 14 (25.45%) SOAP
11 14 (25.45%) Scrum
11 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
11 14 (25.45%) HTML5
12 13 (23.64%) Node.js
12 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
12 13 (23.64%) OO
13 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
13 12 (21.82%) CSS3
13 12 (21.82%) Express
14 11 (20.00%) Backbone.js
14 11 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (20.00%) Web Development
14 11 (20.00%) Dojo

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.64%) Node.js
2 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
3 11 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (7.27%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Mule
6 1 (1.82%) Zope
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.64%) SSH
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQLite
5 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
3 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.45%) SonarQube
4 3 (5.45%) DbUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Mockito
4 3 (5.45%) jMock
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) Xcode
6 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Applications Tester
10 1 (1.82%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) HTML
2 26 (47.27%) AngularJS
3 25 (45.45%) CSS
4 17 (30.91%) Web Services
5 14 (25.45%) SOAP
5 14 (25.45%) HTML5
6 12 (21.82%) CSS3
6 12 (21.82%) Express
7 11 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 11 (20.00%) Dojo
8 10 (18.18%) DOM
9 5 (9.09%) .NET
9 5 (9.09%) JSON
10 4 (7.27%) Apache Camel
11 3 (5.45%) REST
11 3 (5.45%) jQuery
11 3 (5.45%) Apache CXF
11 3 (5.45%) PowerMock
11 3 (5.45%) J2EE
11 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) User Experience
2 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
3 11 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (10.91%) Web 2.0
5 5 (9.09%) RIA
6 3 (5.45%) Open Source
6 3 (5.45%) DTV
7 1 (1.82%) W3C
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) TDD
2 18 (32.73%) User Stories
3 14 (25.45%) Scrum
4 13 (23.64%) OO
5 11 (20.00%) Web Development
6 10 (18.18%) BDD
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.36%) Pair Programming
7 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.55%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (10.91%) SEO
9 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.91%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) Web Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) SOA
11 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.45%) MVC
11 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Groovy
4 7 (12.73%) Scala
5 6 (10.91%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) Erlang
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
1 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.45%) Hyperic
1 3 (5.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Apple