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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 20 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.82% 1.28% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.49% 5.31% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 2
Median daily rate £400 £494 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £415 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £558 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
174 245 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.58% 24.11% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 203 100
Median daily rate £388 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
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 27 September 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 15 (57.69%) Web Services
1 15 (57.69%) SOAP
2 10 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SOA
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) JSON
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Spring
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) OO
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) OOD
6 6 (23.08%) B2B
6 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (23.08%) MSTest
6 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
6 6 (23.08%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
7 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle

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 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (3.85%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (3.85%) Boomi
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.85%) DVB
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MSTest
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
2 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.69%) Toad
6 1 (3.85%) DbUnit
6 1 (3.85%) JBehave
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) JMeter
6 1 (3.85%) jMock
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (11.54%) SOA Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) SOAP
1 15 (57.69%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) JSON
3 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
6 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
7 3 (11.54%) Middleware
7 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
7 3 (11.54%) XML
8 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (7.69%) EJB
8 2 (7.69%) JPA
8 2 (7.69%) JSP
8 2 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.85%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.85%) MPEG
3 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) SOA
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) B2B
4 6 (23.08%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 6 (23.08%) OOD
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.85%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Concur
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) hybris
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft