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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing REST 22 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.12% 0.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 4.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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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
210 89 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.75% 15.40% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 64 83
Average daily rate £350 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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
South Wales +4 18 £420 +24.44% 10
West Wales - - - -
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (65.22%) Web Services
2 25 (54.35%) HTML
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) TDD
5 21 (45.65%) XML
5 21 (45.65%) SOAP
6 19 (41.30%) SQL
7 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (36.96%) BDD
8 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
9 15 (32.61%) .NET
9 15 (32.61%) Selenium
10 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 14 (30.43%) JUnit
10 14 (30.43%) C#
11 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
11 13 (28.26%) Subversion
11 13 (28.26%) Scrum
11 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
12 12 (26.09%) Spring
12 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
13 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (23.91%) jQuery
13 11 (23.91%) Java SE
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle
13 11 (23.91%) HTML5
14 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
14 10 (21.74%) CSS
14 10 (21.74%) Struts

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
1 8 (17.39%) FileNet
2 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) 4G
1 6 (13.04%) 3G
1 6 (13.04%) 2G
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) MS Access
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 14 (30.43%) JUnit
3 13 (28.26%) Subversion
4 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
6 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
6 6 (13.04%) eggPlant
6 6 (13.04%) Apache Ivy
6 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 6 (13.04%) Maven
6 6 (13.04%) JIRA
6 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.04%) Ant
6 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
6 6 (13.04%) Toad
7 1 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) QA Leader
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Scala Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) GIS Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) Web Services
2 25 (54.35%) HTML
3 21 (45.65%) XML
3 21 (45.65%) SOAP
4 15 (32.61%) .NET
5 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
6 12 (26.09%) Spring
7 11 (23.91%) jQuery
7 11 (23.91%) Java SE
7 11 (23.91%) HTML5
8 10 (21.74%) CSS
8 10 (21.74%) Struts
8 10 (21.74%) XSLT
8 10 (21.74%) Ajax
8 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 10 (21.74%) WCF
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (19.57%) JSON
9 9 (19.57%) CSS3
10 8 (17.39%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 6 (13.04%) Handset
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Solaris
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) TDD
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) BDD
3 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) MVC
6 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.04%) SOA
9 4 (8.70%) Workflow
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.35%) CRM
11 2 (4.35%) OO
11 2 (4.35%) Release Management
11 2 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
12 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) C#
4 9 (19.57%) Scala
5 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCSD
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) Apple
3 6 (13.04%) Sun
3 6 (13.04%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
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