The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 6 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.35% 6.99% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 18.18% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 15
Median daily rate £513 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -12.65%
REST
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 209 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.08% 38.42% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 161 117
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

REST
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the South Wales region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

REST
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 6 £513 +30.15%
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 22 (84.62%) Scrum
1 22 (84.62%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 15 (57.69%) Selenium
3 15 (57.69%) jQuery
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 12 (46.15%) .NET
5 12 (46.15%) SOAP
5 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (42.31%) SOA
7 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
7 10 (38.46%) Subversion
7 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (34.62%) BDD
9 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 8 (30.77%) Spring
9 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
10 7 (26.92%) JBoss
10 7 (26.92%) XML
10 7 (26.92%) XSD
10 7 (26.92%) C#
10 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (26.92%) Ant
10 7 (26.92%) JUnit

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (26.92%) FileNet
2 7 (26.92%) GeoServer
2 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) JBoss
2 7 (26.92%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Gliffy
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 15 (57.69%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) Visual Studio
4 10 (38.46%) Subversion
5 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (26.92%) Ant
6 7 (26.92%) DbUnit
6 7 (26.92%) Hudson
6 7 (26.92%) JIRA
6 7 (26.92%) JUnit
6 7 (26.92%) Maven
6 7 (26.92%) Spock
7 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
7 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (23.08%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Perl Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) jQuery
2 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) SOAP
3 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 8 (30.77%) Spring
6 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (26.92%) Dojo
6 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
6 7 (26.92%) Java EE
6 7 (26.92%) Java SE
6 7 (26.92%) JRules
6 7 (26.92%) JSF
6 7 (26.92%) JSTS
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 7 (26.92%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) XSD
7 6 (23.08%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Scrum
1 22 (84.62%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) SOA
4 9 (34.62%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (23.08%) Document Management
6 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 4 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) Microservices
10 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) Go
7 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) BC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Adobe
1 7 (26.92%) ILOG
1 7 (26.92%) Kofax
1 7 (26.92%) Splunk
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore