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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 38 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing REST 17 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.35% 4.35% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.78% 12.95% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 16
Median daily rate £488 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £535 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +57.14%
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
115 224 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.64% 33.63% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 174 129
Median daily rate £475 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Newport -11 8 £500 +4.16%
Cardiff +19 5 £400 - 1
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 10 (47.62%) Open Source
5 9 (42.86%) BDD
6 7 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) PaaS
8 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
8 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) SOAP
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Middleware
8 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
8 5 (23.81%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Subversion
9 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (19.05%) Kanban
9 4 (19.05%) Scala
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) PaaS
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 3 (14.29%) Mocha
4 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.76%) JBehave
6 1 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SOA Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) D3.js
3 3 (14.29%) Handlebars
3 3 (14.29%) Highcharts JS
3 3 (14.29%) Sass
3 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) JAXB
5 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.76%) SAX
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 10 (47.62%) Open Source
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (19.05%) Kanban
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 3 (14.29%) High Availability
9 3 (14.29%) Microservices
9 3 (14.29%) Mobile First
9 3 (14.29%) Service Management
9 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) Scala
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Perforce
4 1 (4.76%) Sitecore