The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 57 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.26% 0.49% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
168 50 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.46% 12.29% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 38 61
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
RESTful
Wales

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 24 July 2014. 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
Cardiff -3 8 £400 -
RESTful
Wales

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) jQuery
3 13 (61.90%) Scala
3 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
4 12 (57.14%) Mojolicious
4 12 (57.14%) Perl
4 12 (57.14%) OO
5 11 (52.38%) UNIX
5 11 (52.38%) OAuth
6 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 10 (47.62%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) Scrum
7 9 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (38.10%) Selenium
8 8 (38.10%) JBehave
8 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
8 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
8 8 (38.10%) BDD
9 7 (33.33%) Legal
10 6 (28.57%) JSON
10 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
11 5 (23.81%) SOA
12 4 (19.05%) HTTP
12 4 (19.05%) HTML
12 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 4 (19.05%) JUnit

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
1 8 (38.10%) JBehave
1 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
1 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Hudson
4 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 3 (14.29%) Ant
4 3 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Perl Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) jQuery
2 12 (57.14%) Mojolicious
3 11 (52.38%) OAuth
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) J2EE
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) HTML5
8 1 (4.76%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) OO
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) BDD
7 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 5 (23.81%) SOA
9 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Test Management
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.52%) Mobile Commerce
10 2 (9.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Scala
3 12 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) XPath
5 3 (14.29%) Groovy
5 3 (14.29%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) HP