Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 58 68
Rank change year-on-year -37 +10 +35
Contract jobs citing REST 83 131 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.97% 3.30% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.69% 13.01% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 56
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -1.13%
10th Percentile £359 £355 £348
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £484 £425
% change year-on-year -7.02% +13.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £72.50 -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year +29.41% -6.59% +13.75%

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 955 1,007 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.62% 25.40% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 624 458
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £330 £310 £294
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 20
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +242.86% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27.25 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £81.75 £48.00 £48.95
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for REST in Berkshire

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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 17 August 2019. 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
Reading -12 37 £450 +5.88% 18
Newbury +6 11 £388 -23.46% 5
Bracknell -23 11 £475 -0.78% 6
Slough -14 3 - - 3
Maidenhead +1 1 £450 +5.88% 1
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 47 (56.63%) SOAP
2 45 (54.22%) Web Services
3 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (38.55%) SQL
5 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
5 26 (31.33%) XML
6 25 (30.12%) Java
7 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
8 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
9 19 (22.89%) HTML
10 18 (21.69%) Data Modelling
11 17 (20.48%) BDD
11 17 (20.48%) DevOps
12 16 (19.28%) SaaS
12 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (19.28%) CSS
12 16 (19.28%) Scrum
13 15 (18.07%) JSON
14 13 (15.66%) Web Development
14 13 (15.66%) Spring
14 13 (15.66%) .NET
14 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
14 13 (15.66%) Serverless
15 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
15 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
15 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (13.25%) Remedy ITSM
16 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
16 11 (13.25%) Kanban
16 11 (13.25%) Degree

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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 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.23%) Confluence
2 6 (7.23%) Liferay
3 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.61%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.41%) Documentum
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Drupal
6 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.20%) Mule
6 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (19.28%) SaaS
2 13 (15.66%) Serverless
3 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.84%) IaaS
4 9 (10.84%) iPaaS
4 9 (10.84%) PaaS
4 9 (10.84%) Power Platform
5 6 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.41%) Azure Functions
7 2 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.41%) Firebase
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.20%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.20%) GitHub
8 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) 4G
2 7 (8.43%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (4.82%) SNMP
4 3 (3.61%) SSH
5 1 (1.20%) 2G
5 1 (1.20%) 3G
5 1 (1.20%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.20%) IPsec
5 1 (1.20%) MQTT
5 1 (1.20%) SMS
5 1 (1.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.20%) Wireless
5 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) Cosmos DB
1 11 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.84%) Data Lake
3 9 (10.84%) Data Mart
3 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.84%) Power BI
4 7 (8.43%) Pentaho
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.82%) MySQL
5 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.61%) DB2
7 2 (2.41%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.41%) SQLite
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.05%) Maven
3 9 (10.84%) JIRA
3 9 (10.84%) JUnit
3 9 (10.84%) Selenium
4 8 (9.64%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (9.64%) Mocha
5 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.43%) DbUnit
5 7 (8.43%) Jasmine
5 7 (8.43%) Sinon.JS
5 7 (8.43%) webpack
6 6 (7.23%) Bitbucket
6 6 (7.23%) Mockito
6 6 (7.23%) SonarQube
7 5 (6.02%) jMock
7 5 (6.02%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.02%) Subversion
8 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 29 (34.94%) Architect
3 15 (18.07%) Integration Architect
4 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.43%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.43%) React Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Designer
8 4 (4.82%) Salesforce Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Workday Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.61%) SQL BI Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Tester
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) SOAP
2 45 (54.22%) Web Services
3 26 (31.33%) XML
4 19 (22.89%) HTML
5 16 (19.28%) CSS
6 15 (18.07%) JSON
7 13 (15.66%) .NET
7 13 (15.66%) Spring
8 10 (12.05%) CSS3
8 10 (12.05%) J2EE
8 10 (12.05%) Sass
9 9 (10.84%) React
10 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.64%) Chai
10 8 (9.64%) Swagger
11 7 (8.43%) GraphQL
11 7 (8.43%) HTML5
11 7 (8.43%) Middleware
11 7 (8.43%) RESTful
11 7 (8.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) CMDB
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.43%) TM Forum
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.02%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.20%) AS400
5 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) iSeries
5 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) Data Modelling
3 17 (20.48%) BDD
3 17 (20.48%) DevOps
4 16 (19.28%) Scrum
5 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.66%) Web Development
6 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.25%) Information Management
7 11 (13.25%) Kanban
7 11 (13.25%) Machine Learning
7 11 (13.25%) Microservices
7 11 (13.25%) SOA
7 11 (13.25%) TDD
7 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
8 10 (12.05%) Data Integration
8 10 (12.05%) High Availability
8 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) SQL
2 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.12%) Java
4 11 (13.25%) C#
5 6 (7.23%) PHP
5 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.82%) Perl
7 3 (3.61%) Java 8
7 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.61%) Python
7 3 (3.61%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.41%) Groovy
8 2 (2.41%) PHP 7
8 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.41%) XQuery
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.20%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) Degree
4 7 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.02%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.41%) GxP
5 1 (1.20%) PMO
5 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Amdocs OSS
1 4 (4.82%) Netcool
1 4 (4.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.20%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.25%) Remedy
2 9 (10.84%) Databricks
2 9 (10.84%) IBM
3 8 (9.64%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.23%) Google
5 5 (6.02%) SAP
6 4 (4.82%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.82%) BMC
6 4 (4.82%) Cramer
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle
6 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.82%) Siebel
6 4 (4.82%) Workday
6 4 (4.82%) xMatters
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) Huawei
7 2 (2.41%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.41%) Nokia
7 2 (2.41%) VMware