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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 50 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing REST 16 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 1.88% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 6.44% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £50
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +580.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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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
202 326 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.30% 29.21% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 186 130
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £36.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) J2EE
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) SOA
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 4 (18.18%) Django
8 4 (18.18%) Kanban
8 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 4 (18.18%) Spring
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) BDD
8 4 (18.18%) New Media

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (9.09%) Liferay
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JBehave
3 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Python Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) J2EE
3 7 (31.82%) SOAP
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) Django
6 4 (18.18%) Spring
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) Sass
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) WCF
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) JMS
8 2 (9.09%) LINQ
8 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) New Media
2 3 (13.64%) Social Media
2 3 (13.64%) BBC
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Web Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Cadence
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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