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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 40 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.35% 3.00% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.78% 10.92% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 1
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£428 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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
213 174 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.15% 27.44% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 119 48
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £304 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 1 June 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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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 +10 33 £430 +14.66% 2
Cardiff +3 7 £394 -1.56% 2
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 37 (84.09%) Scrum
4 36 (81.82%) XML
5 34 (77.27%) Web Services
5 34 (77.27%) Unit Testing
6 29 (65.91%) TDD
7 27 (61.36%) BDD
8 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (59.09%) Visual Studio
8 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
8 26 (59.09%) C#
8 26 (59.09%) .NET
8 26 (59.09%) MVC
9 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
10 24 (54.55%) IIS
10 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
10 24 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (52.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
13 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
13 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 15 (34.09%) Java
15 11 (25.00%) JBoss
15 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
15 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
15 11 (25.00%) Subversion
15 11 (25.00%) Spring
15 11 (25.00%) MyBatis

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 11 (25.00%) JBoss
2 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
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%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Maven
8 1 (2.27%) NUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium
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 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.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 36 (81.82%) XML
3 34 (77.27%) Web Services
4 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 26 (59.09%) .NET
5 24 (54.55%) .NET Framework
6 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (25.00%) 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
10 6 (13.64%) HTML5
10 6 (13.64%) CSS3
11 5 (11.36%) JSON
12 4 (9.09%) jQuery
12 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
13 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) Scrum
3 34 (77.27%) Unit Testing
4 29 (65.91%) TDD
5 27 (61.36%) BDD
6 26 (59.09%) MVC
7 10 (22.73%) SOA
8 3 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) Open Source
10 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.27%) User Stories
10 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.27%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (2.27%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.27%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.27%) CRM
10 1 (2.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) HP
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