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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RESTful
Wales / South Wales
Rank 19 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing RESTful 36 40 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.70% 6.79% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 21.74% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 1
Median daily rate £419 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -26.25%

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
144 184 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.82% 31.24% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 81
Median daily rate £400 £370 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 25 £400 +14.28% 4
Newport - 9 £450 -
RESTful
Wales

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 48 (82.76%) Java
2 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (63.79%) Scrum
4 30 (51.72%) Microservices
5 29 (50.00%) Spring
5 29 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 27 (46.55%) MongoDB
7 26 (44.83%) JSON
8 22 (37.93%) TDD
8 22 (37.93%) Web Services
9 21 (36.21%) REST
9 21 (36.21%) Kafka
9 21 (36.21%) Spring Boot
10 20 (34.48%) BDD
10 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
11 19 (32.76%) Open Source
12 18 (31.03%) Python
13 17 (29.31%) HTTP
13 17 (29.31%) HTML
13 17 (29.31%) Go
14 16 (27.59%) Cucumber
14 16 (27.59%) iXBRL
14 16 (27.59%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (25.86%) Linux
16 14 (24.14%) Hibernate
16 14 (24.14%) Kanban
16 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
17 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (22.41%) JAX-RS
17 13 (22.41%) Relational Database

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.07%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.45%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) MongoDB
2 13 (22.41%) Neo4j
2 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) GIS
5 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) Maven
5 4 (6.90%) JUnit
6 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.45%) jMock
6 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.45%) Mockito
6 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (82.76%) Developer
2 33 (56.90%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Python Developer
7 4 (6.90%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.45%) AWS Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.45%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) Spring
2 26 (44.83%) JSON
3 22 (37.93%) Web Services
4 21 (36.21%) Kafka
4 21 (36.21%) REST
4 21 (36.21%) Spring Boot
5 17 (29.31%) HTML
6 16 (27.59%) iXBRL
7 14 (24.14%) Hibernate
8 13 (22.41%) Dropwizard
8 13 (22.41%) JAX-RS
9 12 (20.69%) Swagger
10 7 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (12.07%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (10.34%) Node.js
12 5 (8.62%) SOAP
13 4 (6.90%) CSS
14 2 (3.45%) .NET
14 2 (3.45%) J2EE
14 2 (3.45%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Mac OS X
2 12 (20.69%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (63.79%) Scrum
3 30 (51.72%) Microservices
4 29 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (37.93%) TDD
6 20 (34.48%) BDD
7 19 (32.76%) Open Source
8 16 (27.59%) Continuous Deployment
9 14 (24.14%) Kanban
10 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
11 12 (20.69%) DevOps
11 12 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (20.69%) Web Design
12 9 (15.52%) High Availability
13 8 (13.79%) API Design
13 8 (13.79%) Load Testing
14 7 (12.07%) SOA
15 6 (10.34%) API Development
16 5 (8.62%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (82.76%) Java
2 18 (31.03%) Python
3 17 (29.31%) Go
4 9 (15.52%) Scala
5 6 (10.34%) Ruby
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.17%) SQL
9 2 (3.45%) C#
10 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Splunk
2 2 (3.45%) Cloudera
2 2 (3.45%) OpenText
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.45%) Zend
3 1 (1.72%) SAP