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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 23 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.00% 0.86% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.53% 3.42% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +17.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
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
170 117 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.57% 25.16% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 79 60
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

REST
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 16 £413 +3.77% 3
Newport -11 4 £385 +14.07%
Bridgend - 1 £375 -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 27 (69.23%) Web Services
2 25 (64.10%) XML
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (61.54%) SOAP
4 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 20 (51.28%) Java
5 20 (51.28%) TDD
6 19 (48.72%) .NET
7 17 (43.59%) SQL
7 17 (43.59%) HTML
8 16 (41.03%) Oracle
8 16 (41.03%) BDD
8 16 (41.03%) Relational Database
9 12 (30.77%) Spring
10 11 (28.21%) C#
10 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
10 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
10 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 11 (28.21%) MVC
10 11 (28.21%) Selenium
10 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
11 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (23.08%) Open Source
12 9 (23.08%) UML
12 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 8 (20.51%) Subversion
14 7 (17.95%) FileNet

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (17.95%) FileNet
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
5 1 (2.56%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) 4G
1 3 (7.69%) 2G
1 3 (7.69%) 3G
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (41.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.69%) MS Access
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
1 11 (28.21%) Selenium
2 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (20.51%) Subversion
4 7 (17.95%) JUnit
5 4 (10.26%) Ant
5 4 (10.26%) Maven
5 4 (10.26%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.69%) eggPlant
6 3 (7.69%) Toad
6 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) Hudson
7 1 (2.56%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Spock
7 1 (2.56%) TestNG
7 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 12 (30.77%) Architect
4 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) Web Services
2 25 (64.10%) XML
3 24 (61.54%) SOAP
4 19 (48.72%) .NET
5 17 (43.59%) HTML
6 12 (30.77%) Spring
7 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (17.95%) WCF
9 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
9 7 (17.95%) Struts
9 7 (17.95%) HTML5
9 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (15.38%) MyBatis
10 6 (15.38%) CSS
10 6 (15.38%) XSLT
10 6 (15.38%) Java SE
10 6 (15.38%) jQuery
11 5 (12.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Handset
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Solaris
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) TDD
3 16 (41.03%) BDD
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) MVC
5 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
6 9 (23.08%) UML
7 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.38%) SOA
9 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) Information Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
10 3 (7.69%) Line Management
10 3 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.69%) OO
10 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.13%) CRM
11 2 (5.13%) Workflow
11 2 (5.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
4 3 (7.69%) Sun
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Kofax
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.56%) ILOG
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago