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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 62 68 108
Rank change year-on-year +6 +40  
Contract jobs citing REST 38 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.07% 2.24% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.52% 12.64% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 330 435 611
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 18.01% 17.71% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 266 365
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Bracknell +17 17 £450 -
Reading -11 10 £363 -17.14% 4
Newbury - 3 £325 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 51 (75.00%) Java
2 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (54.41%) TDD
4 32 (47.06%) XML
5 29 (42.65%) Web Services
6 28 (41.18%) OO
6 28 (41.18%) JSON
7 27 (39.71%) BDD
8 25 (36.76%) Maven
9 24 (35.29%) SOAP
9 24 (35.29%) Gradle
10 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
10 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 22 (32.35%) Scrum
11 21 (30.88%) HTTP
11 21 (30.88%) Groovy
12 20 (29.41%) Python
13 19 (27.94%) OOP
13 19 (27.94%) Project Management
13 19 (27.94%) Selenium
13 19 (27.94%) Bitbucket
14 18 (26.47%) eggPlant
14 18 (26.47%) Content Management
14 18 (26.47%) Spring
14 18 (26.47%) Ruby
14 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
14 18 (26.47%) JMeter
15 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (23.53%) Sitecore

REST
Top Related 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 16 (23.53%) CMS
1 16 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (14.71%) Apache
3 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (8.82%) Confluence
6 4 (5.88%) JBoss
7 3 (4.41%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.47%) Anypoint
9 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.47%) Mule
9 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) GitHub
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.94%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.47%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) SNMP
3 2 (2.94%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (2.94%) INAP
3 2 (2.94%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) MVNO
3 2 (2.94%) SS7
4 1 (1.47%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) MPLS
4 1 (1.47%) OSPF
4 1 (1.47%) PBX
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) Telnet
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) Data Mart
5 2 (2.94%) GIS
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) OLTP
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Maven
2 24 (35.29%) Gradle
3 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
4 19 (27.94%) Bitbucket
4 19 (27.94%) Selenium
5 18 (26.47%) eggPlant
5 18 (26.47%) JMeter
5 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
6 16 (23.53%) Ant
6 16 (23.53%) Apache Ivy
6 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 15 (22.06%) JIRA
8 7 (10.29%) JUnit
9 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.82%) SoapUI
10 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
10 5 (7.35%) Gatling
10 5 (7.35%) IntelliJ
10 5 (7.35%) Mercurial
10 5 (7.35%) NeoLoad
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Developer in Test
4 7 (10.29%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (2.94%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Software Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Systems Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) XML
2 29 (42.65%) Web Services
3 28 (41.18%) JSON
4 24 (35.29%) SOAP
5 18 (26.47%) Spring
6 12 (17.65%) J2EE
6 12 (17.65%) Middleware
7 11 (16.18%) .NET
8 9 (13.24%) CSS
9 8 (11.76%) HTML
9 8 (11.76%) React
10 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.82%) Servlets
11 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
11 5 (7.35%) JSF
11 5 (7.35%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.35%) Struts
12 4 (5.88%) Java EE
12 4 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (54.41%) TDD
3 28 (41.18%) OO
4 27 (39.71%) BDD
5 22 (32.35%) Scrum
6 19 (27.94%) OOP
6 19 (27.94%) Project Management
7 18 (26.47%) Content Management
8 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (22.06%) SOA
10 14 (20.59%) Microservices
11 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
11 13 (19.12%) Pair Programming
11 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
12 12 (17.65%) DevOps
12 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
13 11 (16.18%) Manual Testing
13 11 (16.18%) Security Testing
14 10 (14.71%) MVC
14 10 (14.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Java
2 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.88%) Groovy
4 20 (29.41%) Python
5 18 (26.47%) Ruby
6 13 (19.12%) C++
7 12 (17.65%) SQL
8 8 (11.76%) C#
9 6 (8.82%) Scala
10 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.94%) Perl
12 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.47%) ES6
13 1 (1.47%) SOQL
13 1 (1.47%) SOSL
13 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) IFRS
2 1 (1.47%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) HP Fortify
2 3 (4.41%) Kibana
2 3 (4.41%) logstash
3 1 (1.47%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.47%) Netcool
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Sitecore
1 16 (23.53%) Splunk
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) HP
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) IBM
5 3 (4.41%) Pega
5 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.41%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.94%) Adobe
6 2 (2.94%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.47%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.47%) Cadence
7 1 (1.47%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.47%) Cramer
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
7 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
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