The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 63 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.78% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% 3.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £238 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 25.78% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 77
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) Web Services
2 19 (73.08%) JSON
3 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) OO
4 13 (50.00%) XML
4 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (42.31%) .NET
5 11 (42.31%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) OOD
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 10 (38.46%) Ajax
7 9 (34.62%) SOAP
8 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
8 8 (30.77%) Internet
8 8 (30.77%) IPTV
8 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 7 (26.92%) Android
9 7 (26.92%) Sencha
9 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
9 7 (26.92%) CSS3
9 7 (26.92%) Sencha Touch
9 7 (26.92%) Android Development
9 7 (26.92%) iOS Development
9 7 (26.92%) Subversion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (11.54%) Node.js
1 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) MSTest
3 3 (11.54%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Development Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Development Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Web Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) Web Services
2 19 (73.08%) JSON
3 13 (50.00%) XML
3 13 (50.00%) jQuery
4 11 (42.31%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) Ajax
6 9 (34.62%) SOAP
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
7 7 (26.92%) CSS3
7 7 (26.92%) Sencha Touch
8 4 (15.38%) Silverlight
8 4 (15.38%) Struts
9 3 (11.54%) Struts2
9 3 (11.54%) OAuth
9 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
9 3 (11.54%) DHTML
9 3 (11.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) IPTV
2 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
3 4 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Android
2 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) OO
2 11 (42.31%) OOD
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Android Development
4 7 (26.92%) iOS Development
4 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Sencha
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft