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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 59 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 9 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 1.60% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 8.02% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 9
Median daily rate £425 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £309 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-36.60% -16.66%
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
141 187 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.90% 19.94% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 134
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 3
Median hourly rate £18.75 £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.03% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.10 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.55 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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 17 (68.00%) SOAP
2 16 (64.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) SOA
3 11 (44.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
6 8 (32.00%) JSON
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Spring
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) OOD
8 6 (24.00%) B2B
8 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (24.00%) MSTest
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) JUnit
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) jQuery

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 7 (28.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (4.00%) Mule
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MSTest
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) JUnit
2 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Toad
5 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) git-flow
5 1 (4.00%) JBehave
5 1 (4.00%) jMock
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SOA Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Architect
4 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Web Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) SOAP
2 16 (64.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) JSON
5 7 (28.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE
7 3 (12.00%) Java EE
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (8.00%) Apache CXF
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (8.00%) JPA
8 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Struts
8 2 (8.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Digital TV
3 1 (4.00%) MPEG
3 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) STB
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) SOA
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) B2B
4 6 (24.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 6 (24.00%) OOD
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) Kanban
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) UML
9 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) SAP