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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 24 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.48% 1.22% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 5.41% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 1
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£495 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £49.83 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-35.77% +36.50%
REST
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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
186 111 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.96% 22.52% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 57 62
Average daily rate £450 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 +7 22 £495 +16.47% 8
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 74 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (71.11%) JSON
3 56 (62.22%) SOAP
4 43 (47.78%) Open Source
5 40 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 39 (43.33%) Jenkins
6 39 (43.33%) XML
6 39 (43.33%) Java
7 36 (40.00%) HTML
8 35 (38.89%) Scala
9 34 (37.78%) Scrum
10 32 (35.56%) CSS
10 32 (35.56%) HTML5
11 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (33.33%) Spring
12 29 (32.22%) Ajax
12 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
12 29 (32.22%) CSS3
13 28 (31.11%) TDD
14 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
15 26 (28.89%) jQuery
16 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
16 25 (27.78%) JUnit
17 24 (26.67%) HTTP
17 24 (26.67%) Subversion
17 24 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
18 23 (25.56%) Git (software)
19 22 (24.44%) MVC
19 22 (24.44%) Web Services
20 20 (22.22%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (11.11%) JBoss
2 9 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (5.56%) ArcGIS
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) FileNet
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.11%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) GitHub
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) HTTP
2 17 (18.89%) AMQP
3 11 (12.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 14 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (12.22%) RDBMS
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.44%) MS Access
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.11%) MySQL
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (43.33%) Jenkins
2 25 (27.78%) JUnit
3 24 (26.67%) Subversion
4 23 (25.56%) Git (software)
5 19 (21.11%) Selenium
6 17 (18.89%) Maven
6 17 (18.89%) Jasmine
7 16 (17.78%) GitLab
7 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
8 14 (15.56%) SoapUI
9 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
10 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.22%) Ant
11 2 (2.22%) NUnit
12 1 (1.11%) JIRA
12 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.11%) NetBeans
12 1 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 2 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (58.89%) Developer
2 17 (18.89%) Scala Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Architect
4 15 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 11 (12.22%) Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Java Architect
11 2 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Tester
12 1 (1.11%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (71.11%) JSON
2 56 (62.22%) SOAP
3 39 (43.33%) XML
4 36 (40.00%) HTML
5 32 (35.56%) CSS
5 32 (35.56%) HTML5
6 30 (33.33%) Spring
7 29 (32.22%) Ajax
7 29 (32.22%) CSS3
8 26 (28.89%) jQuery
9 24 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (24.44%) Web Services
11 19 (21.11%) .NET
12 17 (18.89%) Play Framework
13 13 (14.44%) Apache Camel
13 13 (14.44%) Spring MVC
14 9 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
15 7 (7.78%) XHTML
16 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (47.78%) Open Source
2 7 (7.78%) Clustering
3 5 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) GIS
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) AS400
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) UNIX
3 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.78%) Scrum
3 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (31.11%) TDD
5 22 (24.44%) MVC
6 18 (20.00%) SOA
7 14 (15.56%) Test Scripting
7 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
8 12 (13.33%) UML
9 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
10 10 (11.11%) User Stories
11 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.78%) Information Architecture
12 7 (7.78%) DevOps
12 7 (7.78%) BDD
13 6 (6.67%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.67%) Line Management
13 6 (6.67%) Service Management
14 5 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) Java
2 35 (38.89%) Scala
3 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.22%) SQL
5 8 (8.89%) C#
6 2 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Hyperic
2 7 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) HP
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.56%) Oracle
4 8 (8.89%) BMC
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.89%) VMware
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Splunk
6 1 (1.11%) ESRI
6 1 (1.11%) Kofax
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) ILOG
6 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe