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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 51 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 12 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.94% 3.14% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 12.10% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +0.72%
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
189 157 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.48% 25.91% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 120 37
Average daily rate £310 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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
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 3 August 2015. 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
Newport +4 9 £425 +1.19% 3
Cardiff -8 2 £375 -6.25% 7
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (88.64%) SOAP
3 38 (86.36%) Scrum
4 35 (79.55%) Web Services
4 35 (79.55%) XML
5 34 (77.27%) Unit Testing
6 31 (70.45%) TDD
7 28 (63.64%) BDD
8 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (59.09%) MVC
8 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
8 26 (59.09%) C#
8 26 (59.09%) .NET
8 26 (59.09%) Visual Studio
8 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
9 24 (54.55%) IIS
9 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
9 24 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (52.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
12 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
13 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 16 (36.36%) Java
15 12 (27.27%) JBoss
15 12 (27.27%) Spring
15 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
16 11 (25.00%) Subversion
16 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
16 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
16 11 (25.00%) MyBatis

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 24 (54.55%) IIS
2 12 (27.27%) JBoss
3 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) MS Access
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Visual Studio
2 24 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (25.00%) Subversion
4 10 (22.73%) Eclipse
5 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.82%) QUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.27%) NUnit
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (13.64%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 26 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.27%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (88.64%) SOAP
2 35 (79.55%) Web Services
2 35 (79.55%) XML
3 26 (59.09%) .NET
3 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 12 (27.27%) Spring
6 11 (25.00%) MyBatis
7 10 (22.73%) Java SE
8 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (15.91%) HTML
10 6 (13.64%) CSS
11 5 (11.36%) CSS3
11 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.36%) HTML5
12 4 (9.09%) JSON
12 4 (9.09%) jQuery
13 3 (6.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (86.36%) Scrum
3 34 (77.27%) Unit Testing
4 31 (70.45%) TDD
5 28 (63.64%) BDD
6 26 (59.09%) MVC
7 10 (22.73%) SOA
8 3 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (4.55%) OO
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.55%) Open Source
10 1 (2.27%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (2.27%) Web Development
10 1 (2.27%) Web Design
10 1 (2.27%) CRM
10 1 (2.27%) RDF
10 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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