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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing REST 59 56 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.17% 7.90% 10.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.70% 20.36% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 55
Median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £58.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
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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
285 275 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.63% 38.79% 34.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 232 170
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -4 31 £450 +5.88% 6
West Wales 0 23 £540 +27.05%
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 75 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (80.00%) Java
3 55 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 51 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
6 49 (54.44%) Domain-Driven Design
6 49 (54.44%) Configuration Management
7 47 (52.22%) Web Services
7 47 (52.22%) Open Source
7 47 (52.22%) Ansible
8 46 (51.11%) Relational Database
9 42 (46.67%) JavaScript
10 40 (44.44%) Security Cleared
11 33 (36.67%) SC Cleared
12 29 (32.22%) Scrum
13 26 (28.89%) TDD
14 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
14 19 (21.11%) Software Delivery
15 18 (20.00%) RESTful
16 17 (18.89%) Finance
17 15 (16.67%) HTML
17 15 (16.67%) Kanban
18 13 (14.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 13 (14.44%) Digital Marketing
18 13 (14.44%) Marketing
18 13 (14.44%) BDD
18 13 (14.44%) MongoDB
18 13 (14.44%) SAP
18 13 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing

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 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.11%) Mule
2 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 13 (14.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) PaaS
3 9 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (51.11%) Relational Database
2 13 (14.44%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.89%) Neo4j
4 7 (7.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.56%) Maven
5 4 (4.44%) JUnit
5 4 (4.44%) NUnit
6 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.33%) Mocha
6 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.22%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.22%) Grunt
7 2 (2.22%) gulp
7 2 (2.22%) JIRA
7 2 (2.22%) jMock
7 2 (2.22%) Mockito
7 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Electronics
2 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
2 13 (14.44%) Marketing
2 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (81.11%) Developer
2 49 (54.44%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.56%) Cloud Developer
4 20 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Architect
5 11 (12.22%) AWS Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Java Applications Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.22%) Web Services
2 18 (20.00%) RESTful
3 15 (16.67%) HTML
4 11 (12.22%) JSON
4 11 (12.22%) Spring
5 9 (10.00%) Dropwizard
6 8 (8.89%) Hibernate
6 8 (8.89%) JAX-RS
7 6 (6.67%) .NET
7 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.67%) iXBRL
7 6 (6.67%) Kafka
7 6 (6.67%) Spring Boot
8 5 (5.56%) CSS
8 5 (5.56%) Sass
9 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.44%) NHibernate
9 4 (4.44%) SOAP
10 3 (3.33%) D3.js
10 3 (3.33%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) W3C
4 1 (1.11%) Fintech
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Mac OS X
2 8 (8.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (54.44%) Configuration Management
3 49 (54.44%) Domain-Driven Design
4 47 (52.22%) Open Source
5 29 (32.22%) Scrum
6 26 (28.89%) TDD
7 19 (21.11%) Software Delivery
7 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
8 15 (16.67%) Kanban
9 13 (14.44%) BDD
9 13 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (14.44%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (14.44%) Programme Management
10 11 (12.22%) Microservices
11 9 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (10.00%) High Availability
12 8 (8.89%) Case Management
12 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (8.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.00%) Java
2 42 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.67%) C#
3 6 (6.67%) Go
4 5 (5.56%) Scala
5 4 (4.44%) SQL
6 2 (2.22%) Python
6 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 33 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (52.22%) Ansible
2 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) SAP
2 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.11%) HP
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Perforce
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