The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 19 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.15% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.26% 6.00% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
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£405 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 50 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.66% 11.66% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 37 59
Average daily rate £385 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
REST
Wales

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 - 6 £400 - 3
Gwent - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 2
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (81.58%) Web Services
2 20 (52.63%) SOAP
3 19 (50.00%) XML
4 18 (47.37%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) TDD
5 15 (39.47%) BDD
5 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
6 13 (34.21%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) Selenium
7 12 (31.58%) MVC
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
8 11 (28.95%) .NET
8 11 (28.95%) C#
8 11 (28.95%) WCF
8 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
9 10 (26.32%) JSON
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) Subversion
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) JUnit
10 9 (23.68%) Spring
10 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
10 9 (23.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (21.05%) Scala
11 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) FileNet
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) 2G
1 7 (18.42%) 3G
1 7 (18.42%) 4G
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Selenium
2 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (26.32%) Subversion
3 9 (23.68%) JUnit
4 7 (18.42%) eggPlant
4 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
4 7 (18.42%) Toad
4 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
4 7 (18.42%) Ant
4 7 (18.42%) JIRA
4 7 (18.42%) Maven
4 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
4 7 (18.42%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
5 5 (13.16%) Jasmine
5 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) TestNG
General
1 4 (10.53%) Banking
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) QA Leader
4 7 (18.42%) Scala Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) Web Services
2 20 (52.63%) SOAP
3 19 (50.00%) XML
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 11 (28.95%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) WCF
6 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 10 (26.32%) JSON
7 9 (23.68%) Spring
7 9 (23.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (21.05%) HTML5
8 8 (21.05%) Java SE
8 8 (21.05%) CSS
8 8 (21.05%) XSLT
8 8 (21.05%) Play Framework
9 7 (18.42%) WAP
9 7 (18.42%) J2ME
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Handset
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) AS400
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Solaris
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) TDD
2 15 (39.47%) BDD
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 12 (31.58%) MVC
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
7 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.79%) SOA
9 5 (13.16%) OO
10 3 (7.89%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.63%) Code Coverage
12 1 (2.63%) Workflow
12 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
12 1 (2.63%) Release Management
12 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) Scala
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Apple
2 7 (18.42%) Sun
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Zend
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
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