The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 49 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing RESTful 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.80% 1.13% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.08% 4.19% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RESTful
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
181 167 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.62% 26.94% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 123 36
Average daily rate £310 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the South Wales region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

RESTful
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 RESTful within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Cardiff -4 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Newport - 4 £285 -
RESTful
Wales

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) jQuery
4 16 (55.17%) Perl
5 15 (51.72%) OO
5 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
6 14 (48.28%) Web Services
6 14 (48.28%) UNIX
7 13 (44.83%) TDD
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 12 (41.38%) Scala
8 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
8 12 (41.38%) Mojolicious
9 11 (37.93%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (37.93%) OAuth
10 10 (34.48%) .NET
10 10 (34.48%) XML
11 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
11 9 (31.03%) C#
11 9 (31.03%) Legal
11 9 (31.03%) SOAP
11 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 8 (27.59%) HTML
12 8 (27.59%) CSS
13 7 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (20.69%) Scrum
14 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
14 6 (20.69%) HTML5

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (37.93%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) FileNet
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) ArcSDE
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
1 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Legal
2 4 (13.79%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) AWS Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Perl Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SOA Developer
8 1 (3.45%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) jQuery
2 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 12 (41.38%) Mojolicious
4 11 (37.93%) OAuth
5 10 (34.48%) XML
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (31.03%) SOAP
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
9 4 (13.79%) JAX-RS
9 4 (13.79%) Spring
10 3 (10.34%) Ajax
10 3 (10.34%) Drools
11 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
11 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) OO
3 13 (44.83%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) BPEL
7 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
8 2 (6.90%) BPMN
9 1 (3.45%) Open Source
9 1 (3.45%) User Stories
9 1 (3.45%) Data Management
9 1 (3.45%) Use Case
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) RUP
9 1 (3.45%) DSDM
9 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Perl
4 12 (41.38%) Scala
5 9 (31.03%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
1 1 (3.45%) ESRI