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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 38 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing REST 24 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.93% 7.24% 7.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 20.66% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 43
Median daily rate £470 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £62.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
159 305 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.02% 35.06% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 237 176
Median daily rate £450 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 5
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.32%
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -13 13 £463 +2.77% 4
West Wales +9 10 £480 +12.94% 4
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Java
3 22 (56.41%) Open Source
4 17 (43.59%) TDD
5 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
7 14 (35.90%) Web Services
7 14 (35.90%) Ansible
8 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 13 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (25.64%) BDD
9 10 (25.64%) PaaS
9 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (23.08%) Kanban
11 8 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
11 8 (20.51%) SaaS
11 8 (20.51%) Case Management
12 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.95%) Service Management
12 7 (17.95%) SOA
13 6 (15.38%) SOAP
13 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
14 5 (12.82%) Re-Platforming
14 5 (12.82%) Scala
14 5 (12.82%) Python

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 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) PaaS
3 8 (20.51%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.26%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 3 (7.69%) Mocha
4 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.56%) JBehave
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Java Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Architect
4 9 (23.08%) Technical Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) NoSQL Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) SOA Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) SOAP
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) D3.js
5 3 (7.69%) Handlebars
5 3 (7.69%) Highcharts JS
5 3 (7.69%) JSON
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) Sass
6 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
6 2 (5.13%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) JAXB
7 1 (2.56%) SAX
7 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Open Source
3 17 (43.59%) TDD
4 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 13 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (25.64%) BDD
7 9 (23.08%) Kanban
8 8 (20.51%) Case Management
8 8 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (17.95%) Service Management
9 7 (17.95%) SOA
10 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.82%) Re-Platforming
11 4 (10.26%) High Availability
11 4 (10.26%) Prototyping
11 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
12 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
12 3 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) Scala
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
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