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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 64 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 1.30% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 5.82% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
REST
Berkshire

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
196 189 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.95% 22.29% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 129 105
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 2016, 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 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) Web Services
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.00%) Scrum
4 18 (36.00%) JSON
5 17 (34.00%) SOAP
6 16 (32.00%) CSS
6 16 (32.00%) Python
7 14 (28.00%) HTTP
7 14 (28.00%) Linux
8 11 (22.00%) jQuery
8 11 (22.00%) User Experience
9 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (20.00%) C#
9 10 (20.00%) PHP
9 10 (20.00%) .NET
9 10 (20.00%) TDD
9 10 (20.00%) Spring
10 9 (18.00%) Maven
10 9 (18.00%) Ruby
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
10 9 (18.00%) SSL
10 9 (18.00%) Kanban
11 8 (16.00%) Web Development
11 8 (16.00%) XML
11 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (16.00%) MVC
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET

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 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.00%) Mule
5 1 (2.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Boomi
2 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) HTTP
2 9 (18.00%) SSL
3 6 (12.00%) Internet
4 5 (10.00%) DNS
4 5 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.00%) SSH
6 2 (4.00%) FTP
6 2 (4.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.00%) Firewall
7 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) GIS
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.00%) Maven
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.00%) Selenium
4 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.00%) Fiddler
5 5 (10.00%) Hudson
5 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
7 3 (6.00%) Checkstyle
7 3 (6.00%) Cobertura
7 3 (6.00%) FindBugs
7 3 (6.00%) JUnit
7 3 (6.00%) Liquibase
7 3 (6.00%) MSTest
7 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (6.00%) Subversion
8 2 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Python Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Azure Developer
5 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) Web Services
2 18 (36.00%) JSON
3 17 (34.00%) SOAP
4 16 (32.00%) CSS
5 11 (22.00%) jQuery
6 10 (20.00%) .NET
6 10 (20.00%) Spring
7 8 (16.00%) XML
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (14.00%) HTML
8 7 (14.00%) WCF
9 6 (12.00%) Ajax
9 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
9 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.00%) Node.js
10 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.00%) FastCGI
10 5 (10.00%) LINQ
10 5 (10.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 5 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) User Experience
2 7 (14.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.00%) Animation
4 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (4.00%) DataPower
7 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.00%) New Media
7 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Scrum
3 10 (20.00%) TDD
4 9 (18.00%) Kanban
5 8 (16.00%) MVC
5 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.00%) Web Development
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) OOP
7 6 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) SDLC
9 4 (8.00%) SOA
10 3 (6.00%) B2B
10 3 (6.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) Python
4 10 (20.00%) C#
4 10 (20.00%) PHP
5 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) MCITP
2 3 (6.00%) MCTS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) ATG
3 4 (8.00%) hybris
4 2 (4.00%) CA
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Concur
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) SmartCo
5 1 (2.00%) Xamarin