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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 26 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Contract jobs citing REST 26 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.46% 1.19% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.16% 4.00% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 22
Median daily rate £413 £375 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £335 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £410 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
129 150 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.10% 29.64% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 127 109
Median daily rate £400 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 +26 21 £405 +8.00% 5
Newport - 2 £548 -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (77.55%) Java
3 25 (51.02%) Scrum
4 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 21 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (42.86%) RESTful
4 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 20 (40.82%) HTML
6 18 (36.73%) Web Services
6 18 (36.73%) TDD
6 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
6 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
6 18 (36.73%) Microservices
7 17 (34.69%) Open Source
7 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
7 17 (34.69%) Spring
8 16 (32.65%) JSON
8 16 (32.65%) Dropwizard
9 15 (30.61%) Continuous Deployment
9 15 (30.61%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (30.61%) Linux
10 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.57%) HTTP
10 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
11 13 (26.53%) BDD
11 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
11 13 (26.53%) Neo4j
11 13 (26.53%) JAX-RS
11 13 (26.53%) Mac OS X

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 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Mule
3 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
3 13 (26.53%) Neo4j
4 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) NUnit
5 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.12%) JUnit
5 3 (6.12%) Mocha
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.08%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Grunt
6 2 (4.08%) gulp
6 2 (4.08%) jMock
6 2 (4.08%) Mockito
6 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Selenium
7 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Electronics
2 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 5 (10.20%) Publishing
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 32 (65.31%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Developer
4 5 (10.20%) AWS Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) NoSQL Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) RESTful
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) Web Services
4 17 (34.69%) Spring
5 16 (32.65%) Dropwizard
5 16 (32.65%) JSON
6 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
6 13 (26.53%) JAX-RS
7 12 (24.49%) Kafka
7 12 (24.49%) Spring Boot
8 11 (22.45%) iXBRL
9 6 (12.24%) .NET
9 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
9 6 (12.24%) CSS
10 5 (10.20%) Sass
11 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (8.16%) NHibernate
11 4 (8.16%) SOAP
12 3 (6.12%) Ajax
12 3 (6.12%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
1 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.08%) W3C
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) Mac OS X
2 13 (26.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Scrum
3 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 21 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (36.73%) Microservices
4 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
4 18 (36.73%) TDD
5 17 (34.69%) Open Source
6 15 (30.61%) Continuous Deployment
6 15 (30.61%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (26.53%) BDD
8 12 (24.49%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (24.49%) Web Design
9 7 (14.29%) High Availability
9 7 (14.29%) Kanban
9 7 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 6 (12.24%) API Design
10 6 (12.24%) DevOps
11 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (10.20%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) Go
4 6 (12.24%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Scala
7 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) HP