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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing REST 22 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.17% 0.99% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.60% 5.88% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate
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£495 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
141 68 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.76% 16.79% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 40 48
Average daily rate £450 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 22 £495 +16.47% 6
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (75.00%) HTML
3 29 (65.91%) CSS
3 29 (65.91%) HTML5
4 26 (59.09%) CSS3
4 26 (59.09%) Ajax
4 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
5 25 (56.82%) Scala
6 24 (54.55%) JSON
7 23 (52.27%) jQuery
7 23 (52.27%) JUnit
8 21 (47.73%) Subversion
9 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
9 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
10 18 (40.91%) MongoDB
10 18 (40.91%) XML
11 16 (36.36%) HTTP
12 15 (34.09%) Play Framework
12 15 (34.09%) Jasmine
13 14 (31.82%) .NET
13 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
14 13 (29.55%) SOAP
15 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
16 11 (25.00%) Java
16 11 (25.00%) TDD
17 10 (22.73%) Open Source
17 10 (22.73%) Oracle
17 10 (22.73%) Web Services
17 10 (22.73%) Scrum
18 9 (20.45%) UML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (9.09%) ArcGIS
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) FileNet
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) AMQP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) MongoDB
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.09%) MS Access
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) JUnit
2 21 (47.73%) Subversion
3 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 15 (34.09%) Jasmine
5 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.82%) Selenium
8 2 (4.55%) NUnit
8 2 (4.55%) Maven
8 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.27%) Hudson
9 1 (2.27%) JIRA
9 1 (2.27%) Ant
9 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.27%) Spock
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Scala Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 12 (27.27%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) HTML
2 29 (65.91%) CSS
2 29 (65.91%) HTML5
3 26 (59.09%) CSS3
3 26 (59.09%) Ajax
4 24 (54.55%) JSON
5 23 (52.27%) jQuery
6 18 (40.91%) XML
7 15 (34.09%) Play Framework
8 14 (31.82%) .NET
9 13 (29.55%) SOAP
10 10 (22.73%) Web Services
11 8 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
12 6 (13.64%) Spring
13 5 (11.36%) RESTful
13 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
13 5 (11.36%) XHTML
13 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) TDD
3 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) UML
5 7 (15.91%) MVC
6 6 (13.64%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (9.09%) SOA
8 4 (9.09%) Information Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.82%) Line Management
10 2 (4.55%) CRM
10 2 (4.55%) Kanban
10 2 (4.55%) Document Management
11 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) Scala
3 11 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Splunk
3 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.27%) Kofax
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) ILOG