The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing REST 34 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.39% 2.48% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.14% 8.10% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 1
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£430 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +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 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
REST
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
280 247 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.18% 30.61% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 167 54
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Wales

REST
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
South Wales +16 31 £430 +7.50% 5
West Wales +10 1 £425 -17.07%
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (82.50%) SOAP
3 30 (75.00%) Scrum
4 29 (72.50%) Web Services
4 29 (72.50%) XML
5 28 (70.00%) Unit Testing
6 20 (50.00%) TDD
7 19 (47.50%) Java
8 18 (45.00%) BDD
9 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (42.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
9 17 (42.50%) C#
9 17 (42.50%) .NET
9 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
9 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
9 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
9 17 (42.50%) MVC
10 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (37.50%) IIS
12 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
13 13 (32.50%) Subversion
14 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
14 12 (30.00%) Spring
14 12 (30.00%) WebSphere
14 12 (30.00%) JBoss
14 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
14 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
14 12 (30.00%) MyBatis

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (37.50%) IIS
2 12 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (30.00%) JBoss
2 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
2 13 (32.50%) Subversion
3 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
4 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.50%) QUnit
7 3 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (5.00%) JUnit
9 1 (2.50%) NUnit
9 1 (2.50%) Maven
9 1 (2.50%) Selenium
9 1 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) SOAP
2 29 (72.50%) Web Services
2 29 (72.50%) XML
3 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
3 17 (42.50%) .NET
3 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
4 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (30.00%) Spring
4 12 (30.00%) MyBatis
5 11 (27.50%) Java SE
6 9 (22.50%) HTML
7 8 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (17.50%) HTML5
8 7 (17.50%) CSS3
9 6 (15.00%) JSON
9 6 (15.00%) jQuery
10 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (7.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Java Card
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) Scrum
3 28 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 20 (50.00%) TDD
5 18 (45.00%) BDD
6 17 (42.50%) MVC
7 11 (27.50%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.00%) Web Development
11 1 (2.50%) OO
11 1 (2.50%) CRM
11 1 (2.50%) Web Design
11 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.50%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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