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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 87 95
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8  
Contract jobs citing REST 42 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.29% 1.47% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 6.94% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 20
Median daily rate £450 £463 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +15.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £368 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £515 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 387 504 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.06% 21.18% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 305 295
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -58.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +27 13 £513 +28.12% 5
Bracknell +6 8 £488 -3.70% 1
Newbury +5 3 - - 2
Slough +2 1 £465 +24.00% 1
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 53 (67.09%) Java
2 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (58.23%) JavaScript
4 42 (53.16%) TDD
5 40 (50.63%) Web Services
6 37 (46.84%) BDD
7 34 (43.04%) JSON
8 29 (36.71%) Maven
9 28 (35.44%) Scrum
10 26 (32.91%) OO
10 26 (32.91%) Python
11 25 (31.65%) SOAP
12 23 (29.11%) XML
12 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (29.11%) Gradle
13 22 (27.85%) HTTP
14 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
14 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
14 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
15 19 (24.05%) Linux
15 19 (24.05%) SOA
16 18 (22.78%) JIRA
16 18 (22.78%) User Stories
17 17 (21.52%) Content Management
17 17 (21.52%) CSS
18 16 (20.25%) Spring
18 16 (20.25%) React
19 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (18.99%) Bitbucket

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 14 (17.72%) CMS
2 13 (16.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (12.66%) Confluence
4 9 (11.39%) Apache
5 8 (10.13%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (6.33%) Apache Solr
7 4 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (5.06%) nginx
8 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.53%) JBoss
9 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.27%) IIS
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Pega PRPC
1 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.39%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (10.13%) Amazon S3
3 8 (10.13%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (6.33%) CloudFront
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.27%) Boomi
6 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.85%) HTTP
2 9 (11.39%) SNMP
3 8 (10.13%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (10.13%) INAP
3 8 (10.13%) Intelligent Network
3 8 (10.13%) MVNO
3 8 (10.13%) SS7
4 4 (5.06%) DNS
4 4 (5.06%) Firewall
5 2 (2.53%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) BGP
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) OSPF
6 1 (1.27%) PBX
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.27%) Telnet
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) DB2
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) OLTP
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (36.71%) Maven
2 23 (29.11%) Gradle
3 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
3 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
4 18 (22.78%) JIRA
5 15 (18.99%) Bitbucket
6 13 (16.46%) Ant
6 13 (16.46%) Apache Ivy
6 13 (16.46%) eggPlant
6 13 (16.46%) JMeter
6 13 (16.46%) Selenium
6 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
7 12 (15.19%) JUnit
7 12 (15.19%) webpack
8 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
8 10 (12.66%) IntelliJ
8 10 (12.66%) Mercurial
9 9 (11.39%) Gatling
9 9 (11.39%) NeoLoad
10 7 (8.86%) gulp
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
1 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Billing
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Developer in Test
4 6 (7.59%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Architect
5 5 (6.33%) AWS Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Ericsson Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Xamarin Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) Web Services
2 34 (43.04%) JSON
3 25 (31.65%) SOAP
4 23 (29.11%) XML
5 17 (21.52%) CSS
6 16 (20.25%) React
6 16 (20.25%) Spring
7 15 (18.99%) HTML
8 13 (16.46%) Node.js
9 12 (15.19%) Middleware
10 11 (13.92%) .NET
10 11 (13.92%) J2EE
11 10 (12.66%) AngularJS
11 10 (12.66%) HTML5
11 10 (12.66%) JSF
11 10 (12.66%) Spring MVC
11 10 (12.66%) Struts
12 9 (11.39%) CSS3
13 7 (8.86%) SAML
14 6 (7.59%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.59%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.80%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Android
2 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.80%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) TDD
3 37 (46.84%) BDD
4 28 (35.44%) Scrum
5 26 (32.91%) OO
6 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
7 19 (24.05%) SOA
8 18 (22.78%) User Stories
9 17 (21.52%) Content Management
10 15 (18.99%) MVC
10 15 (18.99%) OOP
11 14 (17.72%) Pair Programming
11 14 (17.72%) Project Management
12 13 (16.46%) Microservices
12 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
13 12 (15.19%) DevOps
13 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
14 10 (12.66%) Kanban
15 9 (11.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.09%) Java
2 46 (58.23%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.91%) Python
4 13 (16.46%) Groovy
4 13 (16.46%) Ruby
5 8 (10.13%) C#
5 8 (10.13%) Perl
6 7 (8.86%) SQL
7 6 (7.59%) ES6
8 5 (6.33%) C++
9 4 (5.06%) ECMAScript
9 4 (5.06%) Scala
10 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.80%) XAML
11 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) C
12 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.27%) R
12 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) IFRS
3 1 (1.27%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.27%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Kibana
2 1 (1.27%) logstash
2 1 (1.27%) Netcool
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Sitecore
1 13 (16.46%) Splunk
2 11 (13.92%) HP
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.13%) Ericsson
5 5 (6.33%) Apigee
5 5 (6.33%) Huawei
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle
6 4 (5.06%) Adobe
7 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) Pega
8 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.53%) SAP
8 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.27%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.27%) Cadence
9 1 (1.27%) Cramer
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.27%) Remedy
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