The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 55 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing REST 20 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 1.08% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 4.95% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
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£400 £209 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.38% +30.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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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
260 222 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.77% 21.83% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 135 81
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 21 (60.00%) HTML
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 15 (42.86%) JSON
5 13 (37.14%) HTML5
6 12 (34.29%) Python
7 11 (31.43%) OOP
8 10 (28.57%) Django
8 10 (28.57%) Kanban
8 10 (28.57%) Linux
8 10 (28.57%) Scrum
8 10 (28.57%) Internet
9 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
9 9 (25.71%) CSS
9 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
9 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
9 9 (25.71%) Analytics
9 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
9 9 (25.71%) User Experience
10 8 (22.86%) Java
11 7 (20.00%) SOAP
11 7 (20.00%) Web Services
11 7 (20.00%) OO
11 7 (20.00%) MVC
11 7 (20.00%) jQuery
12 6 (17.14%) Degree
12 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
12 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
12 6 (17.14%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Drupal
2 1 (2.86%) Liferay
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
1 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
1 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Python Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Digital Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
8 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SAP Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Python Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) JSON
3 13 (37.14%) HTML5
4 10 (28.57%) Django
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 7 (20.00%) SOAP
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 5 (14.29%) J2EE
8 5 (14.29%) Sass
8 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 4 (11.43%) CSS3
9 4 (11.43%) Apache Camel
9 4 (11.43%) XML
10 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
10 3 (8.57%) WCF
10 3 (8.57%) Ajax
11 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Social Media
4 4 (11.43%) New Media
4 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.57%) BBC
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) OOP
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) Kanban
5 9 (25.71%) Analytics
5 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.00%) MVC
6 7 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) SOA
7 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
8 5 (14.29%) Web Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (14.29%) ERP
8 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.43%) Project Management
9 4 (11.43%) Service Management
9 4 (11.43%) Workflow
9 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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