The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 12.09% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
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
Wales

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 West Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 34.07% 60.00% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Average daily rate £425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
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 West Wales

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

REST
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 39 (97.50%) SOAP
2 38 (95.00%) JSON
3 32 (80.00%) Open Source
4 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (72.50%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (65.00%) Java
7 25 (62.50%) Spring
8 24 (60.00%) Scrum
9 23 (57.50%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (50.00%) MongoDB
11 18 (45.00%) Windows
12 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
13 16 (40.00%) GitLab
13 16 (40.00%) AMQP
13 16 (40.00%) XML
13 16 (40.00%) TDD
14 15 (37.50%) SOA
14 15 (37.50%) HP
14 15 (37.50%) Cucumber
14 15 (37.50%) Selenium
14 15 (37.50%) Maven
14 15 (37.50%) GitHub
15 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
15 14 (35.00%) MVC
16 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (32.50%) Apache Camel
16 13 (32.50%) SoapUI
16 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
16 13 (32.50%) Spring MVC
16 13 (32.50%) Waterfall

REST
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 9 (22.50%) JBoss
2 8 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) AMQP
2 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 16 (40.00%) GitLab
3 15 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 15 (37.50%) Selenium
3 15 (37.50%) Maven
4 13 (32.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) SOAP
2 38 (95.00%) JSON
3 25 (62.50%) Spring
4 23 (57.50%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (40.00%) XML
6 13 (32.50%) Apache Camel
6 13 (32.50%) Spring MVC
7 9 (22.50%) Web Services
8 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.50%) JSF
8 1 (2.50%) HTML
8 1 (2.50%) .NET
8 1 (2.50%) J2EE
8 1 (2.50%) EJB
8 1 (2.50%) CSS
8 1 (2.50%) HTML5
8 1 (2.50%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) JPA
8 1 (2.50%) Java EE
8 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (72.50%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (60.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) TDD
5 15 (37.50%) SOA
6 14 (35.00%) MVC
7 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
7 13 (32.50%) Waterfall
8 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (20.00%) User Stories
10 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.00%) DevOps
11 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
12 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 5 (12.50%) Service Management
13 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (2.50%) UML
13 1 (2.50%) OO
13 1 (2.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Scala
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Hyperic
2 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) BMC
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle