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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / Wales
Rank 32 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 32 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.70% 3.07% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.53% 9.09% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £392 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
206 231 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.25% 33.82% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 164 96
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +18 25 £413 -8.33% 2
West Wales - 4 £520 -
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 72 (90.00%) Java
1 72 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (63.75%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (61.25%) Jenkins
3 49 (61.25%) Configuration Management
4 48 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 42 (52.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 42 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
6 41 (51.25%) Web Services
7 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 39 (48.75%) Ansible
9 38 (47.50%) Open Source
10 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
11 30 (37.50%) SC Cleared
12 29 (36.25%) Scrum
13 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
13 26 (32.50%) RESTful
14 22 (27.50%) MongoDB
14 22 (27.50%) Microservices
15 21 (26.25%) Dropwizard
15 21 (26.25%) Finance
16 20 (25.00%) Spring
16 20 (25.00%) HTML
16 20 (25.00%) Linux
16 20 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
16 20 (25.00%) Software Delivery
17 17 (21.25%) JSON
18 16 (20.00%) Neo4j
18 16 (20.00%) JAX-RS
18 16 (20.00%) 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 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) Mule
3 1 (1.25%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 13 (16.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (27.50%) MongoDB
3 16 (20.00%) Neo4j
4 7 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (61.25%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.25%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 4 (5.00%) NUnit
5 3 (3.75%) JUnit
6 2 (2.50%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Grunt
6 2 (2.50%) gulp
6 2 (2.50%) jMock
6 2 (2.50%) Mockito
6 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
7 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Electronics
2 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
2 13 (16.25%) Marketing
2 13 (16.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (86.25%) Developer
2 47 (58.75%) Java Developer
3 24 (30.00%) Cloud Developer
4 20 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 11 (13.75%) AWS Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Java Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Java Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Java Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) Web Services
2 26 (32.50%) RESTful
3 21 (26.25%) Dropwizard
4 20 (25.00%) HTML
4 20 (25.00%) Spring
5 17 (21.25%) JSON
6 16 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 16 (20.00%) JAX-RS
7 14 (17.50%) Kafka
7 14 (17.50%) Spring Boot
8 13 (16.25%) iXBRL
9 6 (7.50%) .NET
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.00%) Java EE
10 4 (5.00%) NHibernate
10 4 (5.00%) SOAP
11 3 (3.75%) Ajax
11 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.75%) CSS
12 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) W3C
3 1 (1.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
2 16 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 16 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (63.75%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (61.25%) Configuration Management
4 42 (52.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 38 (47.50%) Open Source
6 29 (36.25%) Scrum
7 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
8 22 (27.50%) Microservices
9 20 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 20 (25.00%) Software Delivery
10 15 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (18.75%) TDD
10 15 (18.75%) Web Design
11 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (16.25%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (16.25%) Programme Management
12 10 (12.50%) DevOps
13 9 (11.25%) BDD
14 8 (10.00%) High Availability
14 8 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (90.00%) Java
2 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.00%) Go
4 6 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (3.75%) SQL
6 2 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.25%) PHP
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (48.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) SAP
2 1 (1.25%) HP
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