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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.83% 0.74% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 6.00% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £338 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
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
168 50 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.46% 12.29% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 38 61
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 24 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 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2
Gwent - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 30 (81.08%) Web Services
2 19 (51.35%) SOAP
3 18 (48.65%) XML
4 17 (45.95%) Java
4 17 (45.95%) TDD
5 15 (40.54%) HTML
5 15 (40.54%) SQL
6 14 (37.84%) BDD
7 13 (35.14%) Scrum
8 12 (32.43%) Selenium
9 11 (29.73%) MVC
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.03%) .NET
10 10 (27.03%) C#
10 10 (27.03%) WCF
10 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
10 10 (27.03%) Subversion
10 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.03%) JSON
11 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
11 9 (24.32%) Spring
11 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (24.32%) JUnit
11 9 (24.32%) Oracle
12 8 (21.62%) XSLT
12 8 (21.62%) CSS
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) Test Automation

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (18.92%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) FileNet
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) 4G
1 7 (18.92%) 2G
1 7 (18.92%) 3G
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 10 (27.03%) Subversion
3 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (24.32%) JUnit
4 7 (18.92%) eggPlant
4 7 (18.92%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
4 7 (18.92%) JIRA
4 7 (18.92%) Maven
4 7 (18.92%) Toad
4 7 (18.92%) LoadRunner
4 7 (18.92%) Ant
5 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
6 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Scala Developer
4 7 (18.92%) QA Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Service Support Manager
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) Web Services
2 19 (51.35%) SOAP
3 18 (48.65%) XML
4 15 (40.54%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.03%) .NET
5 10 (27.03%) WCF
5 10 (27.03%) JSON
6 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
6 9 (24.32%) Spring
7 8 (21.62%) XSLT
7 8 (21.62%) CSS
7 8 (21.62%) Java SE
7 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (21.62%) HTML5
7 8 (21.62%) Play Framework
8 7 (18.92%) J2ME
8 7 (18.92%) WAP
9 6 (16.22%) Struts
9 6 (16.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
1 7 (18.92%) Handset
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Solaris
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) TDD
2 14 (37.84%) BDD
3 13 (35.14%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) MVC
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.22%) SOA
8 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.51%) OO
10 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.70%) Release Management
12 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.70%) Code Coverage
12 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) Scala
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Sun
2 7 (18.92%) HP
2 7 (18.92%) Apple
3 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Zend
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
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