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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.85% 1.84% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 8.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
109 104 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.24% 21.27% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 40
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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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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 +4 3 £445 -11.00% 3
Newport - - - - 5
Torfaen - - - -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) HTML
3 26 (74.29%) CSS
4 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 25 (71.43%) HTML5
5 24 (68.57%) CSS3
6 23 (65.71%) Ajax
6 23 (65.71%) Scala
7 22 (62.86%) JUnit
8 21 (60.00%) JSON
9 20 (57.14%) jQuery
9 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
9 20 (57.14%) Jenkins
9 20 (57.14%) Subversion
10 15 (42.86%) HTTP
10 15 (42.86%) MongoDB
11 14 (40.00%) Jasmine
11 14 (40.00%) Play Framework
12 12 (34.29%) XML
13 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
14 8 (22.86%) SOAP
14 8 (22.86%) Java
14 8 (22.86%) TDD
14 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (20.00%) Open Source
15 7 (20.00%) Scrum
15 7 (20.00%) SQL
15 7 (20.00%) .NET
16 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
16 6 (17.14%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (8.57%) ArcGIS
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) FileNet
3 1 (2.86%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) AMQP
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.57%) MS Access
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) JUnit
2 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 20 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 20 (57.14%) Subversion
3 14 (40.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium
6 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (8.57%) NUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Maven
8 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.86%) JIRA
8 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.86%) Hudson
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) Spock
8 1 (2.86%) Ant
8 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) HTML
2 26 (74.29%) CSS
3 25 (71.43%) HTML5
4 24 (68.57%) CSS3
5 23 (65.71%) Ajax
6 21 (60.00%) JSON
7 20 (57.14%) jQuery
8 14 (40.00%) Play Framework
9 12 (34.29%) XML
10 8 (22.86%) SOAP
10 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (20.00%) .NET
12 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 5 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (14.29%) XHTML
13 4 (11.43%) Spring
13 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
14 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) TDD
3 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) UML
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
6 4 (11.43%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Document Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.86%) Line Management
8 1 (2.86%) User Stories
8 1 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) Scala
3 8 (22.86%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) Kofax
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) ILOG