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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 18 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.14% 0.88% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 5.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
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£420 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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
162 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.22% 15.13% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 52 55
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 8 £450 +13.20% 7
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Gwent - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (64.86%) Web Services
2 19 (51.35%) SOAP
3 18 (48.65%) XML
3 18 (48.65%) HTML
3 18 (48.65%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) Java
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) BDD
6 13 (35.14%) C#
6 13 (35.14%) .NET
6 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (32.43%) Scrum
7 12 (32.43%) Selenium
8 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (29.73%) Subversion
8 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (29.73%) Oracle
9 10 (27.03%) JUnit
9 10 (27.03%) MVC
9 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
9 10 (27.03%) jQuery
9 10 (27.03%) HTML5
9 10 (27.03%) WCF
10 9 (24.32%) Ajax
10 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
10 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
10 9 (24.32%) CSS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) FileNet
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
1 6 (16.22%) 3G
1 6 (16.22%) 2G
1 6 (16.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) MS Access
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 11 (29.73%) Subversion
2 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (27.03%) JUnit
4 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
5 6 (16.22%) Toad
5 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
5 6 (16.22%) Maven
5 6 (16.22%) JIRA
5 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
5 6 (16.22%) Jasmine
5 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.22%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (16.22%) eggPlant
5 6 (16.22%) Ant
5 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) QA Leader
5 5 (13.51%) Scala Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) Web Services
2 19 (51.35%) SOAP
3 18 (48.65%) XML
3 18 (48.65%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) .NET
4 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.03%) WCF
5 10 (27.03%) jQuery
5 10 (27.03%) HTML5
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 9 (24.32%) Ajax
6 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
7 8 (21.62%) Spring
7 8 (21.62%) JSON
7 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (21.62%) CSS3
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (18.92%) Java SE
8 7 (18.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Handset
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Solaris
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) TDD
2 14 (37.84%) BDD
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) MVC
6 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.11%) SOA
11 2 (5.41%) OO
11 2 (5.41%) CRM
11 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.41%) Kanban
11 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
12 1 (2.70%) Code Coverage
12 1 (2.70%) Workflow
12 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) Scala
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) MCSD
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
2 6 (16.22%) Sun
2 6 (16.22%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) Apple
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
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