The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing REST 7 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 2.89% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 12.22% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 11
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £347 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
150 221 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.04% 23.66% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 162 122
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -20.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for REST.

1 15 (62.50%) Web Services
2 14 (58.33%) SOAP
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) SOA
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) JBoss
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) SoapUI
7 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.83%) JUnit
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) Middleware
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 3 (12.50%) Selenium
9 3 (12.50%) Java EE
9 3 (12.50%) Web Development
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Mule
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) OpenText Process Suite
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) DVB
2 1 (4.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) MSTest
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.17%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.17%) JBehave
5 1 (4.17%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) Toad
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) SOA Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Web Services
2 14 (58.33%) SOAP
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (20.83%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) J2EE
7 3 (12.50%) Java EE
8 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (8.33%) SAML
8 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Struts
8 2 (8.33%) WSDL
8 2 (8.33%) XSD
8 2 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Digital TV
3 1 (4.17%) MPEG
3 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) STB
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) SOA
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Apex Code
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) hybris
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) SAP