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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 43 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 16 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.82% 2.06% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 7.20% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 14
Median daily rate £500 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
106 250 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.66% 28.60% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 185 138
Median daily rate £444 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 11 £500 +21.21% 3
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 30 (83.33%) Scrum
2 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (44.44%) Java
6 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
8 14 (38.89%) SOA
8 14 (38.89%) Selenium
9 13 (36.11%) jQuery
9 13 (36.11%) .NET
10 12 (33.33%) SOAP
11 11 (30.56%) Subversion
12 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (27.78%) PaaS
12 10 (27.78%) BDD
12 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
13 8 (22.22%) MVC
13 8 (22.22%) C#
13 8 (22.22%) JUnit
13 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
13 8 (22.22%) XML
13 8 (22.22%) SaaS
13 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (22.22%) Spring
13 8 (22.22%) Maven
13 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing

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 7 (19.44%) Confluence
1 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (19.44%) FileNet
1 7 (19.44%) GeoServer
1 7 (19.44%) IIS
1 7 (19.44%) JBoss
1 7 (19.44%) LiveCycle
1 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Gliffy
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) PaaS
2 8 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
3 14 (38.89%) Selenium
4 11 (30.56%) Subversion
5 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 8 (22.22%) JIRA
6 8 (22.22%) JUnit
6 8 (22.22%) Maven
7 7 (19.44%) Ant
7 7 (19.44%) DbUnit
7 7 (19.44%) Hudson
7 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
7 7 (19.44%) Spock
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.78%) JBehave
10 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (16.67%) Back Office
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Architect
3 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (8.33%) Perl Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Integration Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.56%) SOA Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
10 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (2.78%) AWS Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.78%) DevOps Architect
10 1 (2.78%) SaaS Architect
10 1 (2.78%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
1 13 (36.11%) jQuery
2 12 (33.33%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 8 (22.22%) Spring
3 8 (22.22%) WCF
3 8 (22.22%) XML
4 7 (19.44%) Ajax
4 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
4 7 (19.44%) Dojo
4 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 7 (19.44%) Java EE
4 7 (19.44%) Java SE
4 7 (19.44%) JRules
4 7 (19.44%) JSF
4 7 (19.44%) JSTS
4 7 (19.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Replication
2 6 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Scrum
2 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) SOA
5 10 (27.78%) BDD
6 8 (22.22%) Case Management
6 8 (22.22%) MVC
6 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
7 7 (19.44%) Kanban
7 7 (19.44%) Service Management
8 6 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (16.67%) Document Management
8 6 (16.67%) Open Source
8 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.89%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (11.11%) Prototyping
10 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) BC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe
1 7 (19.44%) ILOG
1 7 (19.44%) Kofax
1 7 (19.44%) Splunk
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Perforce
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore