The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 67 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.27% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 0.92% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -43.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
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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
214 325 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.44% 29.15% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 186 132
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £401 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
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 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Reading region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Reading

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) jMock
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (60.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) DbUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Mockito
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) PowerMock
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (60.00%) Hyperic
2 3 (60.00%) logstash
3 2 (40.00%) Java

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) jMock
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) DbUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Mockito
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (60.00%) PowerMock
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Kanban
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (60.00%) Hyperic
1 3 (60.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP