Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 96 105
Rank change year-on-year +39 +9 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 133 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.27% 1.75% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.96% 7.78% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 70
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £306 £318 £280
90th Percentile £550 £500 £579
South East median daily rate £456 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +7.35% +6.25% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +21.43%

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 953 900 1,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.44% 22.47% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 537 631
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% -8.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.25 £12.63
90th Percentile £45.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Berkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Berkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 January 2018. 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
Bracknell +19 32 £500 +11.11% 4
Reading +8 30 £400 - 14
Newbury -5 15 £200 -57.89% 4
Maidenhead +7 13 £395 -1.25% 7
Slough +7 7 £400 +29.03%
Windsor - 1 £375 -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 79 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.60%) TDD
2 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
3 53 (39.85%) Java
4 49 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 46 (34.59%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (30.08%) Web Services
6 40 (30.08%) Jenkins
7 36 (27.07%) Scrum
7 36 (27.07%) JIRA
8 35 (26.32%) SOAP
9 34 (25.56%) SQL Server
9 34 (25.56%) BDD
10 33 (24.81%) XML
11 32 (24.06%) .NET
11 32 (24.06%) Spring
11 32 (24.06%) SDLC
12 30 (22.56%) C#
13 29 (21.80%) HTML
13 29 (21.80%) Linux
14 27 (20.30%) SQL
14 27 (20.30%) CSS
14 27 (20.30%) JSON
14 27 (20.30%) Microservices
15 26 (19.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (18.80%) DevOps
17 24 (18.05%) Windows
18 23 (17.29%) Oracle
18 23 (17.29%) PaaS
18 23 (17.29%) Docker

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 22 (16.54%) Confluence
2 17 (12.78%) Apache Solr
2 17 (12.78%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (9.02%) IIS
4 10 (7.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (6.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.76%) Apache
7 4 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.01%) JBoss
7 4 (3.01%) NServiceBus
7 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.01%) WordPress
8 2 (1.50%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (1.50%) CMS
8 2 (1.50%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.75%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) PaaS
2 21 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (13.53%) SaaS
4 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (9.02%) IaaS
6 8 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (6.02%) Serverless
7 7 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (5.26%) GitHub
8 6 (4.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (4.51%) Amazon S3
8 6 (4.51%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (4.51%) CloudFront
9 5 (3.76%) Firebase
10 3 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.50%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (1.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.03%) HTTP
3 11 (8.27%) Firewall
3 11 (8.27%) MQTT
4 5 (3.76%) Internet
5 3 (2.26%) Intranet
6 2 (1.50%) DNS
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.03%) MySQL
2 16 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.02%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.27%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (6.02%) Redis
8 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.75%) Big Data
12 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 40 (30.08%) Jenkins
3 36 (27.07%) JIRA
4 26 (19.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (16.54%) Maven
6 21 (15.79%) Eclipse
7 20 (15.04%) Bitbucket
8 18 (13.53%) Visual Studio
9 12 (9.02%) Mercurial
10 11 (8.27%) JUnit
11 10 (7.52%) NuGet
11 10 (7.52%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (7.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (7.52%) TeamCity
12 9 (6.77%) IntelliJ
13 8 (6.02%) Gradle
13 8 (6.02%) Subversion
14 6 (4.51%) Checkstyle
14 6 (4.51%) SoapUI
14 6 (4.51%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (8.27%) Automotive
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.76%) Billing
4 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (60.90%) Developer
2 34 (25.56%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.78%) Architect
4 14 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) UI Developer
7 6 (4.51%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.01%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle Specialist
9 4 (3.01%) React Developer
9 4 (3.01%) WordPress Developer
10 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (2.26%) C# WCF Developer
10 3 (2.26%) Mobile UI Developer
10 3 (2.26%) T-SQL Developer
10 3 (2.26%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.08%) Web Services
2 35 (26.32%) SOAP
3 33 (24.81%) XML
4 32 (24.06%) .NET
4 32 (24.06%) Spring
5 29 (21.80%) HTML
6 27 (20.30%) CSS
6 27 (20.30%) JSON
7 23 (17.29%) AngularJS
8 19 (14.29%) HTML5
9 18 (13.53%) CSS3
9 18 (13.53%) Hibernate
10 16 (12.03%) React
11 15 (11.28%) jQuery
12 13 (9.77%) JSF
12 13 (9.77%) Struts
12 13 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (9.02%) Java EE
14 11 (8.27%) LAMP
14 11 (8.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.52%) User Experience
3 8 (6.02%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.26%) Infotainment
5 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.01%) Life Science
7 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.26%) iPad
7 3 (2.26%) iPhone
8 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.50%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Clustering
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) Robotics
9 1 (0.75%) STB
9 1 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.80%) Linux
2 24 (18.05%) Windows
3 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.77%) Android
5 7 (5.26%) Unix
6 3 (2.26%) HPUX
7 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) VMS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.60%) TDD
3 46 (34.59%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (27.07%) Scrum
5 34 (25.56%) BDD
6 32 (24.06%) SDLC
7 27 (20.30%) Microservices
8 25 (18.80%) DevOps
9 18 (13.53%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.78%) Kanban
10 17 (12.78%) MVC
10 17 (12.78%) SOA
11 15 (11.28%) User Stories
12 14 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.77%) Multithreading
13 13 (9.77%) Pair Programming
13 13 (9.77%) Test Scripting
14 12 (9.02%) OO
15 11 (8.27%) Data Integration
15 11 (8.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
2 53 (39.85%) Java
3 30 (22.56%) C#
4 27 (20.30%) SQL
5 13 (9.77%) PHP
6 12 (9.02%) T-SQL
7 11 (8.27%) C++
8 10 (7.52%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.52%) CQL
8 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.77%) Groovy
10 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.76%) XPath
12 4 (3.01%) ES6
13 3 (2.26%) VBScript
14 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.75%) SOQL
15 1 (0.75%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) Degree
1 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
2 9 (6.77%) ISO 9001
2 9 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (17.29%) Docker
2 11 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.02%) oVirt
3 8 (6.02%) RHEV
4 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Opsview
1 10 (7.52%) Puppet
2 8 (6.02%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.02%) Terraform
3 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.50%) Ansible
4 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.50%) vRealize
5 1 (0.75%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Oracle
2 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.02%) VMware
4 11 (8.27%) Adobe
5 7 (5.26%) Google
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco
6 5 (3.76%) HP
7 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.01%) Remedy
7 4 (3.01%) SAP
8 3 (2.26%) Apple
8 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.26%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.50%) hybris
9 2 (1.50%) Jitterbit
9 2 (1.50%) Zerto
10 1 (0.75%) Informatica
10 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.75%) Xamarin