The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.84% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +30.15%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 89 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.23% 20.99% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 59 61
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £398 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £140.00 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+723.52% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 19 £425 - 1
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (70.37%) Web Services
2 15 (55.56%) JSON
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) XML
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) SOAP
4 10 (37.04%) Scala
5 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 9 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) Ajax
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 5 (18.52%) Subversion
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) JUnit
8 5 (18.52%) HTTP
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Jasmine
8 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 5 (18.52%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) 4G
2 4 (14.81%) 2G
2 4 (14.81%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
1 5 (18.52%) JUnit
1 5 (18.52%) Jasmine
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
2 4 (14.81%) eggPlant
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (14.81%) Toad
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Scala Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.81%) QA Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.70%) GIS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Service Support Manager
8 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) Web Services
2 15 (55.56%) JSON
3 10 (37.04%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) WCF
8 4 (14.81%) WAP
8 4 (14.81%) J2ME
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) Spring
8 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
9 3 (11.11%) J2EE
9 3 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.81%) Handset
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Scrum
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) Product Management
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) Release Management
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Code Coverage
9 1 (3.70%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) User Stories
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
1 10 (37.04%) Scala
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSD
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) Sun
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) Apple
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Zend
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