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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 11 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.20% 2.16% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.58% 7.22% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 13
Median daily rate £500 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £395 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
95 180 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.00% 29.95% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 145 120
Median daily rate £475 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +17 6 £463 +23.33% 3
Newport -4 3 £500 +17.64%
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 23 (85.19%) Scrum
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
7 12 (44.44%) SOAP
7 12 (44.44%) SOA
7 12 (44.44%) Selenium
8 11 (40.74%) jQuery
8 11 (40.74%) Subversion
9 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 10 (37.04%) .NET
10 8 (29.63%) JUnit
10 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
10 8 (29.63%) XML
10 8 (29.63%) Spring
10 8 (29.63%) Maven
10 8 (29.63%) JIRA
10 8 (29.63%) BDD
11 7 (25.93%) Confluence
11 7 (25.93%) DbUnit
11 7 (25.93%) Hudson
11 7 (25.93%) Splunk
11 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
11 7 (25.93%) LiveCycle
11 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (25.93%) Confluence
1 7 (25.93%) FileNet
1 7 (25.93%) GeoServer
1 7 (25.93%) IIS
1 7 (25.93%) JBoss
1 7 (25.93%) LiveCycle
1 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Gliffy
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
5 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
2 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 11 (40.74%) Subversion
4 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
4 8 (29.63%) JIRA
4 8 (29.63%) JUnit
4 8 (29.63%) Maven
5 7 (25.93%) Ant
5 7 (25.93%) DbUnit
5 7 (25.93%) Hudson
5 7 (25.93%) Spock
5 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
8 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
9 1 (3.70%) JBehave
9 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
4 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Perl Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Integration Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SOA Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SOA Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) SOAP
2 11 (40.74%) jQuery
3 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Spring
4 8 (29.63%) XML
5 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
5 7 (25.93%) Dojo
5 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) Java EE
5 7 (25.93%) Java SE
5 7 (25.93%) JRules
5 7 (25.93%) JSF
5 7 (25.93%) JSTS
5 7 (25.93%) XSD
6 6 (22.22%) JPA
6 6 (22.22%) OpenLayers
7 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
7 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
7 5 (18.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Scrum
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) SOA
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (22.22%) Document Management
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) BC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Adobe
1 7 (25.93%) ILOG
1 7 (25.93%) Kofax
1 7 (25.93%) Splunk
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Perforce
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
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