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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 21 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 0.95% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.27% 4.52% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £238 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% +48.43%
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 £35.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
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
254 221 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.32% 20.97% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 139 83
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 23 (63.89%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) JSON
3 15 (41.67%) HTML5
4 14 (38.89%) TDD
4 14 (38.89%) Python
5 10 (27.78%) Django
5 10 (27.78%) Kanban
5 10 (27.78%) Analytics
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) Internet
6 9 (25.00%) OOP
6 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (25.00%) User Experience
6 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (22.22%) jQuery
7 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 8 (22.22%) MVC
8 7 (19.44%) SOAP
8 7 (19.44%) .NET
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
9 6 (16.67%) C#
9 6 (16.67%) OO

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.78%) Liferay
1 1 (2.78%) Drupal
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Python Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Lead Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) JSON
2 15 (41.67%) HTML5
3 10 (27.78%) Django
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) jQuery
4 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 7 (19.44%) SOAP
5 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) Sass
6 5 (13.89%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.33%) RESTful
8 3 (8.33%) WCF
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
9 2 (5.56%) YUI
9 2 (5.56%) Ext JS
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) User Experience
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Social Media
4 4 (11.11%) New Media
5 3 (8.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Kanban
3 10 (27.78%) Analytics
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 9 (25.00%) OOP
4 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.22%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 6 (16.67%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) ERP
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) SOA
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Tcl
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle