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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 37 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.62% 1.25% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.02% 5.38% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% +14.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
176 93 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.48% 23.19% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 56 65
Average daily rate £375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £390 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% +11.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +15 33 £460 +28.67% 3
Newport -15 1 £325 -
Torfaen - - - -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (68.42%) HTML
3 28 (49.12%) CSS
3 28 (49.12%) XML
3 28 (49.12%) HTML5
4 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 26 (45.61%) JUnit
5 25 (43.86%) Subversion
5 25 (43.86%) Ajax
5 25 (43.86%) CSS3
6 24 (42.11%) Scala
7 23 (40.35%) jQuery
7 23 (40.35%) Web Services
8 22 (38.60%) JSON
8 22 (38.60%) TDD
9 21 (36.84%) .NET
9 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 20 (35.09%) SOAP
11 19 (33.33%) Java
11 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 18 (31.58%) MongoDB
13 17 (29.82%) BDD
14 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
14 16 (28.07%) HTTP
15 15 (26.32%) SQL
15 15 (26.32%) Jasmine
15 15 (26.32%) Play Framework
16 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
17 13 (22.81%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (12.28%) FileNet
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) 4G
2 1 (1.75%) 3G
2 1 (1.75%) AMQP
2 1 (1.75%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) MongoDB
3 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.02%) MS Access
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (45.61%) JUnit
2 25 (43.86%) Subversion
3 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (26.32%) Jasmine
5 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
6 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (15.79%) Selenium
8 2 (3.51%) Maven
8 2 (3.51%) NUnit
8 2 (3.51%) JIRA
8 2 (3.51%) Ant
8 2 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.75%) Hudson
9 1 (1.75%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.75%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.75%) Spock
9 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Scala Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 12 (21.05%) Architect
4 11 (19.30%) Java Developer
5 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.75%) QA Leader
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) HTML
2 28 (49.12%) CSS
2 28 (49.12%) XML
2 28 (49.12%) HTML5
3 25 (43.86%) Ajax
3 25 (43.86%) CSS3
4 23 (40.35%) jQuery
4 23 (40.35%) Web Services
5 22 (38.60%) JSON
6 21 (36.84%) .NET
7 20 (35.09%) SOAP
8 15 (26.32%) Play Framework
9 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 12 (21.05%) Spring
10 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
12 8 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (14.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (12.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Open Source
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.75%) UNIX
1 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) TDD
3 17 (29.82%) BDD
4 13 (22.81%) MVC
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
7 9 (15.79%) UML
8 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.53%) SOA
10 5 (8.77%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
12 3 (5.26%) Line Management
13 2 (3.51%) Workflow
13 2 (3.51%) Document Management
13 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
13 2 (3.51%) Kanban
13 2 (3.51%) CRM
14 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
14 1 (1.75%) Test Planning
14 1 (1.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.11%) Scala
3 19 (33.33%) Java
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Splunk
3 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) Sun
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Informatica
3 1 (1.75%) ILOG
3 1 (1.75%) Apple
3 1 (1.75%) Kofax