The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 61 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.41% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 1.80% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Average daily rate
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£385 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
186 111 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.96% 22.52% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 57 62
Average daily rate £450 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Wales region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Wales

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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 -9 4 £385 -
North Wales - - - - 1
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) jQuery
3 14 (70.00%) HTML5
4 12 (60.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 11 (55.00%) CSS3
6 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (50.00%) Scala
6 10 (50.00%) Subversion
7 8 (40.00%) Spring
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) SOA
7 8 (40.00%) Open Source
7 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
8 7 (35.00%) JSON
8 7 (35.00%) JIRA
8 7 (35.00%) C#
8 7 (35.00%) .NET
8 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (30.00%) HTTP
9 6 (30.00%) JBoss
9 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (30.00%) Ajax

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) JBoss
1 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Doxygen
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Subversion
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) JIRA
3 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 6 (30.00%) Selenium
3 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (25.00%) Gradle
4 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (15.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Trac
6 2 (10.00%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (10.00%) QUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Perl Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Perl Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) jQuery
2 14 (70.00%) HTML5
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) CSS3
4 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) Java SE
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
9 3 (15.00%) Mojolicious
10 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) New Media
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) IPTV
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
2 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 3 (15.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.00%) Android Development
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) PLM
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Scala
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vCloud
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle