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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 31 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.85% 8.70% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.32% 21.03% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 34
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £58.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
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
179 252 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.01% 41.38% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 213 134
Median daily rate £403 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £270 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 14 £413 -1.49% 3
Newport -17 8 £463 +6.32% 3
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) Java
3 22 (47.83%) Scrum
4 21 (45.65%) TDD
5 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (41.30%) Relational Database
7 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
7 18 (39.13%) Web Services
7 18 (39.13%) Configuration Management
8 17 (36.96%) Open Source
9 15 (32.61%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (32.61%) RESTful
10 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
10 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 14 (30.43%) HTML
10 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
11 13 (28.26%) BDD
12 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
13 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
13 11 (23.91%) JSON
13 11 (23.91%) Spring
13 11 (23.91%) Finance
13 11 (23.91%) Ansible
14 10 (21.74%) Microservices
14 10 (21.74%) Kanban
14 10 (21.74%) Cucumber
15 8 (17.39%) High Availability
15 8 (17.39%) HTTP
15 8 (17.39%) Linux

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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Mule
2 1 (2.17%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) PaaS
3 4 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) Relational Database
2 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (15.22%) Neo4j
3 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.87%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) JUnit
5 4 (8.70%) NUnit
6 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.52%) Mocha
6 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.35%) DbUnit
7 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.35%) Grunt
7 2 (4.35%) gulp
7 2 (4.35%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) jMock
7 2 (4.35%) Mockito
7 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Electronics
2 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.22%) Marketing
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 27 (58.70%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Cloud Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Developer
5 5 (10.87%) AWS Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.52%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) Web Services
2 15 (32.61%) RESTful
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) JSON
4 11 (23.91%) Spring
5 8 (17.39%) Dropwizard
6 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
6 7 (15.22%) JAX-RS
7 6 (13.04%) .NET
7 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.04%) iXBRL
7 6 (13.04%) Kafka
7 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
8 5 (10.87%) CSS
8 5 (10.87%) Sass
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.70%) NHibernate
9 4 (8.70%) SOAP
10 3 (6.52%) Handlebars
10 3 (6.52%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
1 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) W3C
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Scrum
3 21 (45.65%) TDD
4 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (39.13%) Configuration Management
6 17 (36.96%) Open Source
7 15 (32.61%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 13 (28.26%) BDD
10 10 (21.74%) Kanban
10 10 (21.74%) Microservices
11 8 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (17.39%) High Availability
12 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.22%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
12 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
12 7 (15.22%) Web Design
13 6 (13.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) Go
4 5 (10.87%) Scala
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce
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