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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 15 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.71% 3.30% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.20% 11.82% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +21.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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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
242 220 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.63% 27.92% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 152 53
Average daily rate £325 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £41.38 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.24% +3.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

REST Hourly 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 29 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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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
South Wales -12 12 £425 +4.93% 5
West Wales - 1 £425 -
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 45 (88.24%) SOAP
2 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (78.43%) Scrum
4 39 (76.47%) Web Services
5 37 (72.55%) XML
6 36 (70.59%) Unit Testing
7 32 (62.75%) TDD
8 29 (56.86%) BDD
9 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (54.90%) MVC
9 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
9 28 (54.90%) C#
9 28 (54.90%) .NET
9 28 (54.90%) Visual Studio
9 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
10 26 (50.98%) .NET Framework
11 25 (49.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (49.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (49.02%) IIS
12 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
13 20 (39.22%) Java
14 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
15 17 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
16 13 (25.49%) Spring
16 13 (25.49%) JBoss
17 12 (23.53%) Subversion
17 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
17 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
17 12 (23.53%) MyBatis

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (49.02%) IIS
2 13 (25.49%) JBoss
3 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (49.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.96%) MS Access
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (54.90%) Visual Studio
2 25 (49.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (23.53%) Subversion
4 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
5 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (5.88%) QUnit
8 3 (5.88%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.96%) NUnit
9 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 6 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 28 (54.90%) .NET Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.96%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.96%) WebCenter Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (1.96%) PHP Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (88.24%) SOAP
2 39 (76.47%) Web Services
3 37 (72.55%) XML
4 28 (54.90%) .NET
4 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
4 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (50.98%) .NET Framework
6 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
6 13 (25.49%) Spring
7 12 (23.53%) MyBatis
8 11 (21.57%) Java SE
9 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (15.69%) HTML
11 7 (13.73%) CSS
12 5 (9.80%) CSS3
12 5 (9.80%) HTML5
12 5 (9.80%) jQuery
12 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.84%) JSON
14 3 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.96%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (78.43%) Scrum
3 36 (70.59%) Unit Testing
4 32 (62.75%) TDD
5 29 (56.86%) BDD
6 28 (54.90%) MVC
7 11 (21.57%) SOA
8 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Open Source
9 3 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
10 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.92%) OO
10 2 (3.92%) DevOps
11 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
11 1 (1.96%) API Development
11 1 (1.96%) Test Strategy
11 1 (1.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) C#
2 20 (39.22%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat