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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 46 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 22 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.36% 3.02% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 10.63% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 4
Average daily rate
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£485 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% +24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
209 160 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.96% 28.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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 +5 16 £493 +17.26% 2
Cardiff -14 4 £400 -11.11% 5
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 54 (90.00%) Scrum
2 51 (85.00%) Unit Testing
3 47 (78.33%) TDD
4 42 (70.00%) MVC
4 42 (70.00%) C#
4 42 (70.00%) .NET
4 42 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 42 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 42 (70.00%) BDD
5 40 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (65.00%) SOAP
6 39 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (60.00%) Web Services
7 36 (60.00%) XML
8 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET
8 27 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
10 25 (41.67%) IIS
11 24 (40.00%) SC Cleared
12 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (38.33%) SOA
13 17 (28.33%) jQuery
13 17 (28.33%) Entity Framework
14 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (26.67%) Java
14 16 (26.67%) WCF
15 15 (25.00%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 25 (41.67%) IIS
2 12 (20.00%) JBoss
2 12 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
3 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 39 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (21.67%) SpecFlow
4 13 (21.67%) Selenium
5 12 (20.00%) Subversion
6 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (5.00%) QUnit
8 3 (5.00%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.67%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (93.33%) Developer
2 42 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (1.67%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 40 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 39 (65.00%) SOAP
4 36 (60.00%) Web Services
4 36 (60.00%) XML
5 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (28.33%) jQuery
7 17 (28.33%) Entity Framework
8 16 (26.67%) WCF
9 13 (21.67%) Ajax
9 13 (21.67%) Spring
10 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 11 (18.33%) MyBatis
12 10 (16.67%) Java SE
13 7 (11.67%) HTML
14 6 (10.00%) CSS
15 4 (6.67%) CSS3
15 4 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (90.00%) Scrum
2 51 (85.00%) Unit Testing
3 47 (78.33%) TDD
4 42 (70.00%) MVC
4 42 (70.00%) BDD
5 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (38.33%) SOA
7 3 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.33%) OO
8 2 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (1.67%) RDF
9 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.67%) UML
9 1 (1.67%) Web Design
9 1 (1.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.67%) OO PHP
9 1 (1.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) C#
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) SPARQL
5 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 per day
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Glamorgan
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Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago