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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 49 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing REST 34 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.76% 4.17% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 13.89% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 4
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£460 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
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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
272 216 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.09% 30.00% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 158 70
Average daily rate £323 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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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
South Wales -1 31 £460 +8.87% 9
West Wales -3 1 £425 +13.33% 1
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (83.54%) Scrum
2 63 (79.75%) Unit Testing
3 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (68.35%) SOAP
4 49 (62.03%) Web Services
4 49 (62.03%) TDD
5 46 (58.23%) MVC
6 45 (56.96%) C#
6 45 (56.96%) .NET
6 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
6 45 (56.96%) Visual Studio
6 45 (56.96%) BDD
7 43 (54.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (54.43%) .NET Framework
8 41 (51.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (48.10%) XML
10 35 (44.30%) Security Cleared
11 33 (41.77%) SOA
11 33 (41.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 31 (39.24%) SC Cleared
13 30 (37.97%) Java
14 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
14 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (34.18%) Git (software)
16 26 (32.91%) IIS
16 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (30.38%) Spring
18 23 (29.11%) Subversion
18 23 (29.11%) JBoss
19 22 (27.85%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 26 (32.91%) IIS
2 23 (29.11%) JBoss
3 21 (26.58%) Tomcat
4 18 (22.78%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (15.19%) WebSphere
6 7 (8.86%) Mule
7 5 (6.33%) FileNet
8 1 (1.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
2 43 (54.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 45 (56.96%) Visual Studio
2 41 (51.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (34.18%) Git (software)
4 23 (29.11%) Subversion
5 19 (24.05%) Eclipse
6 14 (17.72%) Selenium
6 14 (17.72%) SpecFlow
7 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.80%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.80%) QUnit
8 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.27%) JUnit
10 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (15.19%) Back Office
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (93.67%) Developer
2 45 (56.96%) .NET Developer
3 25 (31.65%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) C# Developer
6 2 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.27%) WebCenter Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (1.27%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (68.35%) SOAP
2 49 (62.03%) Web Services
3 45 (56.96%) .NET
4 43 (54.43%) .NET Framework
5 38 (48.10%) XML
6 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
6 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (30.38%) Spring
9 22 (27.85%) Hibernate
10 21 (26.58%) Java SE
11 20 (25.32%) jQuery
12 18 (22.78%) Entity Framework
13 17 (21.52%) WCF
14 14 (17.72%) Ajax
15 12 (15.19%) MyBatis
16 9 (11.39%) HTML
16 9 (11.39%) EJB
16 9 (11.39%) EJB 3.0
16 9 (11.39%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) User Experience
2 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.27%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (83.54%) Scrum
2 63 (79.75%) Unit Testing
3 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (62.03%) TDD
5 46 (58.23%) MVC
6 45 (56.96%) BDD
7 33 (41.77%) SOA
8 8 (10.13%) Workflow
9 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.06%) CRM
10 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.80%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (2.53%) Open Source
11 2 (2.53%) Web Development
11 2 (2.53%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.53%) OO
12 1 (1.27%) UML
12 1 (1.27%) RDF
12 1 (1.27%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) C#
2 30 (37.97%) Java
3 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.66%) SQL
5 2 (2.53%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.27%) Scala
6 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (44.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (39.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (41.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) Google
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle
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