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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing REST 12 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.86% 4.72% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 14.17% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 15
Average daily rate £410 £430 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% -14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
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
267 254 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.46% 33.33% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 160 151
Average daily rate £375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 11 £410 -4.65% 2
West Wales +12 1 - -
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UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (91.67%) TDD
2 20 (83.33%) Scrum
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
4 16 (66.67%) Selenium
4 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (50.00%) Java
7 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 10 (41.67%) .NET
8 9 (37.50%) C#
8 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (37.50%) MVC
8 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 9 (37.50%) BDD
8 9 (37.50%) Entity Framework
8 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (33.33%) Ajax
9 8 (33.33%) WCF
9 8 (33.33%) Subversion
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) Confluence
2 7 (29.17%) FileNet
2 7 (29.17%) GeoServer
2 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 7 (29.17%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Gliffy
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
5 2 (8.33%) Redis
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Selenium
1 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (33.33%) Subversion
5 7 (29.17%) Ant
5 7 (29.17%) DbUnit
5 7 (29.17%) Hudson
5 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 7 (29.17%) JUnit
5 7 (29.17%) Maven
5 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
5 7 (29.17%) Spock
6 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.17%) NUnit
8 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Perl Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) jQuery
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 8 (33.33%) Ajax
4 8 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) WCF
5 7 (29.17%) Dojo
5 7 (29.17%) Java EE
5 7 (29.17%) Java SE
5 7 (29.17%) JRules
5 7 (29.17%) JSF
5 7 (29.17%) JSTS
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) TDD
2 20 (83.33%) Scrum
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 8 (33.33%) SOA
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (25.00%) Document Management
6 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) Web Design
9 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
9 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Go
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Adobe
1 7 (29.17%) ILOG
1 7 (29.17%) Kofax
1 7 (29.17%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft