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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing REST 33 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.28% 2.92% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.87% 9.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
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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
238 212 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.87% 29.49% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 139 59
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 20 April 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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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 +10 30 £430 +1.17% 7
North Wales - - - -
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UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 55 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.00%) XML
3 32 (53.33%) HTML
3 32 (53.33%) Scrum
4 31 (51.67%) CSS
5 30 (50.00%) Subversion
6 29 (48.33%) SOAP
6 29 (48.33%) HTML5
6 29 (48.33%) CSS3
7 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 27 (45.00%) Web Services
9 26 (43.33%) Unit Testing
10 25 (41.67%) Ajax
10 25 (41.67%) JSON
10 25 (41.67%) Scala
11 24 (40.00%) jQuery
12 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
12 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
13 22 (36.67%) JUnit
13 22 (36.67%) TDD
14 19 (31.67%) Jasmine
15 18 (30.00%) BDD
15 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
15 18 (30.00%) MVC
15 18 (30.00%) Visual Studio
15 18 (30.00%) .NET
15 18 (30.00%) Java
15 18 (30.00%) C#
15 18 (30.00%) SQL Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 14 (23.33%) IIS
2 11 (18.33%) JBoss
2 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.33%) MongoDB
3 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) MS Access
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) Subversion
2 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
3 22 (36.67%) JUnit
4 19 (31.67%) Jasmine
5 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.00%) NUnit
7 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (5.00%) QUnit
7 3 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) Selenium
8 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (91.67%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) XML
2 32 (53.33%) HTML
3 31 (51.67%) CSS
4 29 (48.33%) SOAP
4 29 (48.33%) HTML5
4 29 (48.33%) CSS3
5 27 (45.00%) Web Services
6 25 (41.67%) Ajax
6 25 (41.67%) JSON
7 24 (40.00%) jQuery
8 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 18 (30.00%) .NET
9 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
9 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (25.00%) Play Framework
11 12 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
12 11 (18.33%) Spring
12 11 (18.33%) MyBatis
13 10 (16.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Open Source
2 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) Scrum
3 26 (43.33%) Unit Testing
4 22 (36.67%) TDD
5 18 (30.00%) BDD
5 18 (30.00%) MVC
6 10 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) User Stories
9 1 (1.67%) Project Management
9 1 (1.67%) Service Management
9 1 (1.67%) Web Design
9 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.67%) CRM
9 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 25 (41.67%) Scala
3 18 (30.00%) Java
3 18 (30.00%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) SELinux
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (1.67%) HP
2 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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