Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 99 55
Rank change year-on-year +32 -44 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 27 82 138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.85% 1.93% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 8.44% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 50 71
Median daily rate £500 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -0.57%
10th Percentile £400 £362 £350
90th Percentile £625 £576 £563
South East median daily rate £471 £450 £484
% change year-on-year +4.72% -7.02% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £53.13 £72.50 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.72% - -
10th Percentile £51.56 £52.88 £71.25
90th Percentile £54.69 £73.75 £73.75
South East median hourly rate £44.06 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -19.89% +25.71% -2.78%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 225 971 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.41% 22.80% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 559 596
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £305 £338 £310
90th Percentile £606 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 20
Median hourly rate £50.31 £47.69 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +333.55% -26.67%
10th Percentile £38.13 £24.58 £8.00
90th Percentile £105.63 £73.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £49.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.58% +17.06% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing REST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Berkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for REST in Berkshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for REST in Berkshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing REST in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for REST in Berkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +16 9 £488 +30.00%
Slough +20 5 £450 -
Bracknell +24 2 £606 +21.25%
Reading +5 2 - - 3
Wokingham - 2 - -
Maidenhead +18 1 £600 +33.33%
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) SOAP
3 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 15 (55.56%) Web Services
5 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
6 11 (40.74%) Perl
7 10 (37.04%) Python
7 10 (37.04%) Siebel
7 10 (37.04%) SNMP
7 10 (37.04%) IBM
7 10 (37.04%) BMC
7 10 (37.04%) Remedy
7 10 (37.04%) Netcool
7 10 (37.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 10 (37.04%) Cramer
7 10 (37.04%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
7 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
7 10 (37.04%) ServiceNow
7 10 (37.04%) Amdocs OSS
7 10 (37.04%) xMatters
8 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (29.63%) XML
10 7 (25.93%) PHP
10 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
10 7 (25.93%) Web Development
10 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 7 (25.93%) Network Management

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Anypoint
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (11.11%) Shopify
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Apigee
2 3 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (11.11%) Serverless
3 2 (7.41%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) Azure
4 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) SNMP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) JDeveloper
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) jMock
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
General
1 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Designer
4 6 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (18.52%) Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) QA Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Ontologist
8 1 (3.70%) Platform Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) SOAP
2 15 (55.56%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) CSS3
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 3 (11.11%) OAuth
6 3 (11.11%) OpenID
6 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.41%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (7.41%) RAML
7 2 (7.41%) RESTful
7 2 (7.41%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) Swagger
7 2 (7.41%) XSLT
8 1 (3.70%) JMS
8 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Network Management
2 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (25.93%) Smoke Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) BDD
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
4 11 (40.74%) Perl
5 10 (37.04%) Python
6 7 (25.93%) PHP
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
9 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (3.70%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Amdocs OSS
1 10 (37.04%) Netcool
1 10 (37.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Istio
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) BMC
1 10 (37.04%) Cramer
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
1 10 (37.04%) Remedy
1 10 (37.04%) ServiceNow
1 10 (37.04%) Siebel
1 10 (37.04%) xMatters
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Huawei
2 4 (14.81%) Nokia
3 3 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) WSO2
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Workday