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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 18 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 2.01% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 8.70% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 6
Median daily rate £425 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +44.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
217 207 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.93% 23.08% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 142 122
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £299 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 30 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) Java
3 24 (42.86%) Web Services
4 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (35.71%) CSS
5 20 (35.71%) SOAP
6 18 (32.14%) Scrum
7 17 (30.36%) Linux
7 17 (30.36%) JSON
8 16 (28.57%) Python
9 15 (26.79%) jQuery
10 14 (25.00%) HTTP
10 14 (25.00%) PHP
11 12 (21.43%) TDD
12 11 (19.64%) MVC
12 11 (19.64%) HTML
12 11 (19.64%) Web Development
12 11 (19.64%) User Experience
13 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.86%) C#
13 10 (17.86%) .NET
13 10 (17.86%) Spring
14 9 (16.07%) Maven
14 9 (16.07%) Ruby
14 9 (16.07%) SQL
14 9 (16.07%) SSL
14 9 (16.07%) Kanban
15 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (14.29%) OOP
15 8 (14.29%) 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 6 (10.71%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.79%) Mule
6 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Boomi
2 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) HTTP
2 9 (16.07%) SSL
3 6 (10.71%) Internet
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.36%) SSH
6 2 (3.57%) FTP
6 2 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) Firewall
7 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) GIS
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Maven
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.50%) Selenium
4 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.93%) Fiddler
5 5 (8.93%) Hudson
5 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.14%) Subversion
7 3 (5.36%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.36%) Checkstyle
7 3 (5.36%) Cobertura
7 3 (5.36%) FindBugs
7 3 (5.36%) JUnit
7 3 (5.36%) Liquibase
7 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.57%) Build Forge
8 2 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Python Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Developer
6 3 (5.36%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) Web Services
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
2 20 (35.71%) SOAP
3 17 (30.36%) JSON
4 15 (26.79%) jQuery
5 11 (19.64%) HTML
6 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 10 (17.86%) Spring
7 8 (14.29%) Ajax
7 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.29%) XML
8 7 (12.50%) WCF
9 6 (10.71%) Gherkin
9 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.93%) FastCGI
10 5 (8.93%) HTML5
10 5 (8.93%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 5 (8.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) User Experience
2 7 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.93%) Animation
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) DataPower
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.79%) New Media
7 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Scrum
3 12 (21.43%) TDD
4 11 (19.64%) MVC
4 11 (19.64%) Web Development
5 9 (16.07%) Kanban
6 8 (14.29%) OOP
6 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.93%) DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.14%) Open Source
11 3 (5.36%) CRM
11 3 (5.36%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (5.36%) ITIL
11 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) Python
4 14 (25.00%) PHP
5 10 (17.86%) C#
6 9 (16.07%) Ruby
6 9 (16.07%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) MCITP
2 3 (5.36%) MCTS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) ATG
2 4 (7.14%) hybris
3 2 (3.57%) CA
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Concur
4 1 (1.79%) Dell
4 1 (1.79%) F5
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) SmartCo
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.79%) Zend