The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 11 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 1.29% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 4.64% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.45% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £243 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £263 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 280 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.82% 27.83% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 159 124
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £20.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Reading

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) JSON
6 8 (32.00%) OOP
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Internet
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) SOAP
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Django
8 6 (24.00%) Kanban
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
9 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 5 (20.00%) User Experience

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Liferay
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JUnit
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.00%) JBehave
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Python Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Architect
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) JSON
3 7 (28.00%) J2EE
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) Django
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 5 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) Sass
6 4 (16.00%) WCF
7 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.00%) JMS
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) New Media
3 3 (12.00%) Social Media
3 3 (12.00%) BBC
4 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) OOP
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Cadence