The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / Wales
Rank 21 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Contract jobs citing REST 45 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.13% 1.04% 3.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.53% 3.41% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 23
Median daily rate £443 £375 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £335 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
209 176 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.12% 30.40% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 145 120
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £292 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.11 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
South Wales +29 26 £413 +10.00% 5
West Wales - 14 £540 - 1
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 79 (87.78%) Java
2 74 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (62.22%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 50 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 50 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 50 (55.56%) Relational Database
6 49 (54.44%) Domain-Driven Design
7 47 (52.22%) Open Source
7 47 (52.22%) Web Services
7 47 (52.22%) Ansible
8 42 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 37 (41.11%) Security Cleared
10 30 (33.33%) Scrum
11 28 (31.11%) SC Cleared
12 26 (28.89%) RESTful
13 25 (27.78%) Software Engineering
14 23 (25.56%) HTML
15 21 (23.33%) Microservices
16 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
17 19 (21.11%) Finance
17 19 (21.11%) Spring
17 19 (21.11%) TDD
17 19 (21.11%) Software Delivery
17 19 (21.11%) Dropwizard
18 18 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
18 18 (20.00%) Linux
18 18 (20.00%) JSON
19 17 (18.89%) HTTP
20 16 (17.78%) Mac OS X

REST
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.11%) Mule
3 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 16 (17.78%) Neo4j
4 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.44%) Maven
4 4 (4.44%) NUnit
5 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.33%) JUnit
5 3 (3.33%) Mocha
5 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.22%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.22%) Grunt
6 2 (2.22%) gulp
6 2 (2.22%) jMock
6 2 (2.22%) Mockito
6 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Electronics
2 11 (12.22%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.22%) Marketing
2 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (90.00%) Developer
2 56 (62.22%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.56%) Cloud Developer
4 20 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 11 (12.22%) AWS Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Java Applications Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.22%) Web Services
2 26 (28.89%) RESTful
3 23 (25.56%) HTML
4 19 (21.11%) Dropwizard
4 19 (21.11%) Spring
5 18 (20.00%) JSON
6 16 (17.78%) Hibernate
6 16 (17.78%) JAX-RS
7 14 (15.56%) Kafka
7 14 (15.56%) Spring Boot
8 13 (14.44%) iXBRL
9 6 (6.67%) .NET
9 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.67%) CSS
10 5 (5.56%) Sass
11 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.44%) NHibernate
11 4 (4.44%) SOAP
12 3 (3.33%) Handlebars
12 3 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) User Experience
1 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.22%) W3C
3 1 (1.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) Mac OS X
2 16 (17.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (62.22%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 49 (54.44%) Domain-Driven Design
5 47 (52.22%) Open Source
6 30 (33.33%) Scrum
7 25 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 21 (23.33%) Microservices
9 19 (21.11%) Software Delivery
9 19 (21.11%) TDD
10 18 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 15 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (16.67%) Web Design
12 13 (14.44%) BDD
13 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (12.22%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (12.22%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.89%) High Availability
14 8 (8.89%) Kanban
15 7 (7.78%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (87.78%) Java
2 42 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.33%) Go
4 6 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) SQL
6 3 (3.33%) Scala
7 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (52.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) SAP
2 1 (1.11%) HP