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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.75% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.91% 3.24% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £400 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-30.60% +31.49%
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
163 216 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.76% 23.08% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 161 89
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £519 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 17 (45.95%) SOAP
3 15 (40.54%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) JSON
4 14 (37.84%) .NET
5 13 (35.14%) C#
6 10 (27.03%) Python
6 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 9 (24.32%) HTTP
7 9 (24.32%) SSL
8 8 (21.62%) SOA
8 8 (21.62%) MVC
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (21.62%) SDLC
9 7 (18.92%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 7 (18.92%) MSTest
9 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (18.92%) WCF
9 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
9 7 (18.92%) B2B
9 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (16.22%) OOD
10 6 (16.22%) OO
10 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) TDD

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 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Boomi
2 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) HTTP
1 9 (24.32%) SSL
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) SSH
4 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) MSTest
3 5 (13.51%) Fiddler
3 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
6 2 (5.41%) Hudson
6 2 (5.41%) JMeter
6 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.70%) JUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Developer
4 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) SOA Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 17 (45.95%) SOAP
3 15 (40.54%) JSON
4 14 (37.84%) .NET
5 7 (18.92%) WCF
6 6 (16.22%) Ajax
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET
7 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) FastCGI
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
7 5 (13.51%) LINQ
7 5 (13.51%) Spring
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 5 (13.51%) WPF
8 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
8 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
1 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) DataPower
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Scrum
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) SDLC
3 8 (21.62%) SOA
3 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.92%) B2B
4 7 (18.92%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 6 (16.22%) Kanban
5 6 (16.22%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) OOD
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (8.11%) OOP
7 3 (8.11%) Open Source
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) Python
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) MCITP
2 3 (8.11%) MCTS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) Concur
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) SmartCo
5 1 (2.70%) Xamarin