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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 62 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing REST 15 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 0.35% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 1.49% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Average daily rate
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£441 £413 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £443 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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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
270 202 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.89% 23.41% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 101 133
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) SOAP
4 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) HTML5
6 10 (30.30%) Web Services
6 10 (30.30%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 9 (27.27%) Scrum
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) Kanban
8 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 8 (24.24%) CSS
8 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
8 8 (24.24%) HTTP
8 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
9 7 (21.21%) SDLC
9 7 (21.21%) SSL
9 7 (21.21%) Middleware
9 7 (21.21%) OO
9 7 (21.21%) JSON
9 7 (21.21%) SSH
10 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.18%) Software Architecture
10 6 (18.18%) RESTful
10 6 (18.18%) SOA
10 6 (18.18%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 7 (21.21%) SSL
2 7 (21.21%) SSH
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
4 4 (12.12%) LDAP
4 4 (12.12%) FTP
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) jMock
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) DbUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Mockito
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (15.15%) Spanish Language
2 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Python Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) SOA Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Python Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
1 14 (42.42%) SOAP
2 12 (36.36%) HTML5
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 8 (24.24%) CSS
4 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
5 7 (21.21%) Middleware
5 7 (21.21%) JSON
6 6 (18.18%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) RESTful
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
8 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (12.12%) Django
8 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (12.12%) JMS
9 2 (6.06%) XML
9 2 (6.06%) J2EE
9 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 2 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.15%) User Experience
4 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.12%) DataPower
4 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
5 3 (9.09%) PKI
5 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) Social Media
6 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 8 (24.24%) Kanban
5 7 (21.21%) OO
5 7 (21.21%) SDLC
6 6 (18.18%) Analytics
6 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 6 (18.18%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Data Management
7 5 (15.15%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) ERP
7 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Service Management
7 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Tcl
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) CA
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) VMware