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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 22 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing REST 67 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.38% 0.73% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.91% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 45 4 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £45.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-40.10% +7.69%
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
269 108 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.63% 19.67% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 69 78
Average daily rate £350 £317 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £18.99 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
West Wales - 38 £325 - 4
South Wales +11 26 £400 +8.84% 6
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 66 (73.33%) SOAP
2 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (57.78%) Java
4 46 (51.11%) XML
5 44 (48.89%) Web Services
6 43 (47.78%) JSON
7 40 (44.44%) Open Source
8 38 (42.22%) Relational Database
8 38 (42.22%) Spring
9 37 (41.11%) TDD
10 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
11 32 (35.56%) Scrum
12 31 (34.44%) SQL
13 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (31.11%) Selenium
15 26 (28.89%) MongoDB
16 25 (27.78%) HTML
17 24 (26.67%) .NET
18 23 (25.56%) SOA
18 23 (25.56%) MVC
18 23 (25.56%) RabbitMQ
19 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
20 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
21 19 (21.11%) BDD
21 19 (21.11%) Oracle
22 18 (20.00%) Maven
23 17 (18.89%) Windows
23 17 (18.89%) HP
24 16 (17.78%) SoapUI
24 16 (17.78%) AMQP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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%) FileNet
2 9 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.11%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) GitHub
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) AMQP
2 11 (12.22%) HTTP
3 10 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (3.33%) 2G
4 3 (3.33%) 3G
4 3 (3.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.22%) Relational Database
2 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 26 (28.89%) MongoDB
4 14 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (12.22%) RDBMS
7 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.33%) MS Access
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.11%) MySQL
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Selenium
2 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 18 (20.00%) Maven
4 16 (17.78%) SoapUI
5 14 (15.56%) Cucumber
5 14 (15.56%) JUnit
5 14 (15.56%) Subversion
6 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 10 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.56%) Ant
8 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.44%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.44%) JIRA
10 3 (3.33%) Toad
10 3 (3.33%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (3.33%) eggPlant
11 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.11%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Architect
4 14 (15.56%) Technical Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Scala Developer
9 3 (3.33%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.33%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.33%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Tester
11 1 (1.11%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (73.33%) SOAP
2 46 (51.11%) XML
3 44 (48.89%) Web Services
4 43 (47.78%) JSON
5 38 (42.22%) Spring
6 25 (27.78%) HTML
7 24 (26.67%) .NET
8 23 (25.56%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (14.44%) Apache Camel
9 13 (14.44%) Spring MVC
10 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.22%) Struts
11 11 (12.22%) jQuery
12 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (11.11%) Java SE
13 9 (10.00%) HTML5
13 9 (10.00%) XSLT
13 9 (10.00%) MyBatis
14 8 (8.89%) CSS
14 8 (8.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (44.44%) Open Source
2 7 (7.78%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) NHS
3 3 (3.33%) Handset
3 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) AS400
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) UNIX
3 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) Solaris
4 2 (2.22%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.11%) TDD
3 32 (35.56%) Scrum
4 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (25.56%) MVC
5 23 (25.56%) SOA
6 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 19 (21.11%) BDD
8 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.44%) Test Scripting
9 12 (13.33%) UML
10 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
11 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.78%) Information Architecture
11 7 (7.78%) User Stories
11 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.67%) DevOps
12 6 (6.67%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.67%) Line Management
13 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.78%) Java
2 31 (34.44%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) Scala
4 13 (14.44%) C#
5 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) Groovy
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (8.89%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Oracle
2 17 (18.89%) HP
3 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) JBoss
4 10 (11.11%) IBM
5 8 (8.89%) BMC
5 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.89%) VMware
6 3 (3.33%) Sun
6 3 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (1.11%) Kofax
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) Informatica
7 1 (1.11%) ILOG
7 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
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