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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 33 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 1.15% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.10% 4.72% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 0
Average daily rate £400 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
234 212 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.05% 24.28% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 128 145
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) Linux
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) Scrum
4 19 (41.30%) CSS
4 19 (41.30%) JSON
5 18 (39.13%) Web Services
5 18 (39.13%) User Experience
6 17 (36.96%) Python
6 17 (36.96%) TDD
7 16 (34.78%) SOAP
8 15 (32.61%) OOP
9 14 (30.43%) jQuery
9 14 (30.43%) Kanban
9 14 (30.43%) Relational Database
10 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
10 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
10 13 (28.26%) RDBMS
10 13 (28.26%) Internet
11 12 (26.09%) Java
12 11 (23.91%) HTTP
12 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
13 10 (21.74%) HTML
14 9 (19.57%) PHP
15 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (15.22%) Maven
16 7 (15.22%) Selenium
17 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
17 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
17 6 (13.04%) Spring

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (13.04%) Node.js
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Mule
6 1 (2.17%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Internet
2 11 (23.91%) HTTP
3 5 (10.87%) FTP
3 5 (10.87%) SSH
3 5 (10.87%) SSL
4 4 (8.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
2 13 (28.26%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.04%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Maven
1 7 (15.22%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.52%) Checkstyle
4 3 (6.52%) Cobertura
4 3 (6.52%) FindBugs
4 3 (6.52%) Hudson
4 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.52%) JUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Liquibase
4 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.35%) Build Forge
6 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Python Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) CSS
1 19 (41.30%) JSON
2 18 (39.13%) Web Services
3 16 (34.78%) SOAP
4 14 (30.43%) jQuery
5 10 (21.74%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) Gherkin
6 6 (13.04%) JMS
6 6 (13.04%) Spring
6 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (13.04%) XML
7 5 (10.87%) Django
8 4 (8.70%) Apache Commons
8 4 (8.70%) Grails
8 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.70%) HTML5
8 4 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (8.70%) Middleware
8 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (8.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Animation
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.70%) DataPower
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Scrum
3 17 (36.96%) TDD
4 15 (32.61%) OOP
5 14 (30.43%) Kanban
6 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
8 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) MVC
10 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.52%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (6.52%) DevOps
11 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.52%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 9 (19.57%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) CA
2 4 (8.70%) ATG
2 4 (8.70%) hybris
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Zend
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