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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 40 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.76% 1.17% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.70% 4.80% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 2
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£493 £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.76% +14.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
203 125 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.25% 24.41% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 62 82
Average daily rate £420 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +1 26 £495 +38.46% 12
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (76.77%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (64.65%) JSON
3 63 (63.64%) SOAP
4 46 (46.46%) XML
5 43 (43.43%) Open Source
6 41 (41.41%) Java
7 40 (40.40%) MongoDB
8 39 (39.39%) Jenkins
9 38 (38.38%) HTML
10 35 (35.35%) TDD
10 35 (35.35%) Scala
11 34 (34.34%) Scrum
11 34 (34.34%) SQL Server
12 32 (32.32%) CSS
12 32 (32.32%) Spring
12 32 (32.32%) HTML5
13 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (29.29%) CSS3
14 29 (29.29%) Ajax
14 29 (29.29%) Web Services
14 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
15 27 (27.27%) MVC
15 27 (27.27%) Relational Database
16 26 (26.26%) jQuery
16 26 (26.26%) Subversion
16 26 (26.26%) .NET
16 26 (26.26%) JUnit
17 24 (24.24%) HTTP
17 24 (24.24%) RabbitMQ
18 23 (23.23%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.10%) JBoss
2 9 (9.09%) IIS
3 5 (5.05%) ArcGIS
4 4 (4.04%) FileNet
4 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.01%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.01%) Confluence
7 1 (1.01%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) GitHub
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) HTTP
2 17 (17.17%) AMQP
3 11 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.40%) MongoDB
2 34 (34.34%) SQL Server
3 27 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.04%) MS Access
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.01%) MySQL
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 26 (26.26%) Subversion
2 26 (26.26%) JUnit
3 23 (23.23%) Git (software)
4 21 (21.21%) Selenium
5 17 (17.17%) Maven
5 17 (17.17%) Jasmine
6 16 (16.16%) GitLab
6 16 (16.16%) Cucumber
7 14 (14.14%) SoapUI
7 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
8 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (2.02%) NUnit
9 2 (2.02%) Ant
9 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.01%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.01%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.01%) JIRA
10 1 (1.01%) Spock
General
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (62.63%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Scala Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Architect
4 15 (15.15%) Technical Architect
5 11 (11.11%) Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Integration Test Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Tester
11 1 (1.01%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.01%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (64.65%) JSON
2 63 (63.64%) SOAP
3 46 (46.46%) XML
4 38 (38.38%) HTML
5 32 (32.32%) CSS
5 32 (32.32%) Spring
5 32 (32.32%) HTML5
6 29 (29.29%) CSS3
6 29 (29.29%) Ajax
6 29 (29.29%) Web Services
7 26 (26.26%) jQuery
7 26 (26.26%) .NET
8 24 (24.24%) RabbitMQ
9 17 (17.17%) Play Framework
10 13 (13.13%) Spring MVC
10 13 (13.13%) Apache Camel
11 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
14 9 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.43%) Open Source
2 7 (7.07%) Clustering
3 5 (5.05%) User Experience
4 3 (3.03%) NHS
5 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) AS400
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) UNIX
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (76.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) TDD
3 34 (34.34%) Scrum
4 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (27.27%) MVC
6 20 (20.20%) SOA
7 14 (14.14%) BDD
7 14 (14.14%) Waterfall
7 14 (14.14%) Test Scripting
8 12 (12.12%) UML
9 11 (11.11%) Load Balancing
10 10 (10.10%) User Stories
10 10 (10.10%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.07%) Information Architecture
12 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.07%) DevOps
13 6 (6.06%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.06%) Line Management
13 6 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.41%) Java
2 35 (35.35%) Scala
3 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.23%) SQL
5 15 (15.15%) C#
6 2 (2.02%) Python
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.01%) PHP
7 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Hyperic
2 7 (7.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) HP
2 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.14%) Oracle
4 8 (8.08%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.08%) BMC
4 8 (8.08%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
6 1 (1.01%) ILOG
6 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.01%) ESRI
6 1 (1.01%) Kofax
6 1 (1.01%) Splunk