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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 25 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing REST 30 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.20% 3.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.85% 12.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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
178 151 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.78% 26.54% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 95 45
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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
Newport 0 24 £430 +4.24% 4
Cardiff +2 6 £388 -8.82% 6
Bridgend - - - -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) Scrum
2 30 (55.56%) XML
3 28 (51.85%) HTML
4 27 (50.00%) CSS
4 27 (50.00%) SOAP
4 27 (50.00%) Subversion
5 26 (48.15%) HTML5
5 26 (48.15%) CSS3
6 25 (46.30%) Unit Testing
6 25 (46.30%) Web Services
6 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
7 22 (40.74%) JSON
7 22 (40.74%) Ajax
7 22 (40.74%) Scala
8 21 (38.89%) jQuery
8 21 (38.89%) TDD
9 20 (37.04%) JUnit
9 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
9 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
10 18 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (33.33%) BDD
10 18 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 18 (33.33%) .NET
10 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 18 (33.33%) C#
10 18 (33.33%) MVC
10 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
11 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (25.93%) IIS
2 10 (18.52%) JBoss
2 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) MS Access
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) Subversion
2 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 20 (37.04%) JUnit
2 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 18 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 18 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (31.48%) Jasmine
5 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 9 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.56%) NUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (5.56%) QUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.70%) Back Office
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (94.44%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Scala Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) AWS Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) XML
2 28 (51.85%) HTML
3 27 (50.00%) CSS
3 27 (50.00%) SOAP
4 26 (48.15%) HTML5
4 26 (48.15%) CSS3
5 25 (46.30%) Web Services
6 22 (40.74%) JSON
6 22 (40.74%) Ajax
7 21 (38.89%) jQuery
8 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 18 (33.33%) .NET
9 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
9 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (24.07%) Play Framework
11 11 (20.37%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (18.52%) MyBatis
12 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
12 10 (18.52%) Spring
13 9 (16.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.70%) Open Source
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) UNIX
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
1 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) Scrum
3 25 (46.30%) Unit Testing
4 21 (38.89%) TDD
5 18 (33.33%) MVC
5 18 (33.33%) BDD
6 9 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.85%) CRM
9 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.85%) Web Development
9 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.85%) User Stories
9 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.85%) Web Design
9 1 (1.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
2 22 (40.74%) Scala
3 18 (33.33%) C#
4 15 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) HP
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