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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 30 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 25 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.66% 3.40% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.36% 10.87% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 2
Median daily rate £413 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £390 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
144 184 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.82% 31.24% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 81
Median daily rate £400 £370 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 +24 21 £409 -0.30% 1
Newport -7 3 £475 -1.04%
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) Java
3 25 (55.56%) Scrum
4 21 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (46.67%) RESTful
5 20 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 19 (42.22%) Microservices
6 19 (42.22%) MongoDB
6 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
7 18 (40.00%) Spring
7 18 (40.00%) Web Services
7 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 18 (40.00%) Dropwizard
8 17 (37.78%) Continuous Deployment
8 17 (37.78%) Linux
8 17 (37.78%) HTML
9 15 (33.33%) JSON
9 15 (33.33%) Open Source
10 14 (31.11%) TDD
11 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
11 13 (28.89%) Mac OS X
11 13 (28.89%) Unix
11 13 (28.89%) HTTP
11 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
11 13 (28.89%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (28.89%) Neo4j
11 13 (28.89%) JAX-RS
12 12 (26.67%) Kafka
12 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design

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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) Mule
3 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 19 (42.22%) MongoDB
3 13 (28.89%) Neo4j
4 7 (15.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
4 4 (8.89%) NUnit
5 3 (6.67%) JUnit
6 2 (4.44%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Grunt
6 2 (4.44%) gulp
6 2 (4.44%) jMock
6 2 (4.44%) Mockito
6 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.89%) AWS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) RESTful
2 18 (40.00%) Dropwizard
2 18 (40.00%) Spring
2 18 (40.00%) Web Services
3 17 (37.78%) HTML
4 15 (33.33%) JSON
5 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
5 13 (28.89%) JAX-RS
6 12 (26.67%) Kafka
6 12 (26.67%) Spring Boot
7 11 (24.44%) iXBRL
8 6 (13.33%) .NET
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.89%) Java EE
9 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
9 4 (8.89%) SOAP
10 3 (6.67%) Ajax
10 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) CSS
11 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) W3C
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Mac OS X
2 13 (28.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Scrum
3 21 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (42.22%) Microservices
4 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
5 17 (37.78%) Continuous Deployment
6 15 (33.33%) Open Source
7 14 (31.11%) TDD
8 13 (28.89%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (26.67%) Web Design
10 10 (22.22%) DevOps
11 9 (20.00%) BDD
12 8 (17.78%) API Design
12 8 (17.78%) Kanban
13 7 (15.56%) High Availability
13 7 (15.56%) Software Delivery
14 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) Go
4 6 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) HP
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