Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 83 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 +15 +37
Contract jobs citing REST 143 75 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.55% 1.94% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.39% 9.63% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 49 69
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £306 £323 £280
90th Percentile £557 £550 £517
South East median daily rate £480 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +12.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -

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 994 779 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.67% 20.16% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 452 597
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £294 £288
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £25.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.93% -7.21% -23.97%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +14.29%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +11 48 £510 +13.33% 3
Reading +11 32 £400 -5.88% 25
Slough +9 11 £450 +16.13% 4
Newbury -12 11 £100 -69.23% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £375 - 5
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.45%) Java
3 60 (41.96%) JavaScript
4 56 (39.16%) TDD
5 55 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 50 (34.97%) SOAP
7 49 (34.27%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (33.57%) Web Services
9 43 (30.07%) JIRA
10 41 (28.67%) Jenkins
11 36 (25.17%) Microservices
12 35 (24.48%) SDLC
12 35 (24.48%) Spring
13 33 (23.08%) CSS
14 32 (22.38%) BDD
15 31 (21.68%) HTML
16 29 (20.28%) Linux
16 29 (20.28%) React
17 28 (19.58%) .NET
17 28 (19.58%) XML
17 28 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (18.18%) Pair Programming
18 26 (18.18%) AngularJS
19 25 (17.48%) Node.js
19 25 (17.48%) Confluence
19 25 (17.48%) Scrum
19 25 (17.48%) SOA
20 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
20 24 (16.78%) Maven
20 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS

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 25 (17.48%) Confluence
2 22 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (13.99%) Apache Solr
4 11 (7.69%) IIS
5 10 (6.99%) Apache
6 8 (5.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.80%) NServiceBus
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Magento
2 2 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.40%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.40%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (16.78%) PaaS
3 15 (10.49%) SaaS
4 13 (9.09%) IaaS
5 12 (8.39%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (8.39%) Serverless
6 10 (6.99%) NuGet
7 8 (5.59%) GitHub
8 7 (4.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (4.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (4.20%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (4.20%) Amazon S3
9 6 (4.20%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (4.20%) CloudFront
9 6 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (3.50%) Firebase
11 2 (1.40%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) HTTP
1 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.69%) MQTT
3 10 (6.99%) Firewall
4 6 (4.20%) DOCSIS
5 4 (2.80%) SNMP
6 3 (2.10%) Internet
7 2 (1.40%) DNS
7 2 (1.40%) SSL
8 1 (0.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.69%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.49%) RDBMS
3 15 (10.49%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (8.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (8.39%) MySQL
6 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.80%) Big Data
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 43 (30.07%) JIRA
3 41 (28.67%) Jenkins
4 24 (16.78%) Maven
5 23 (16.08%) Eclipse
5 23 (16.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (10.49%) Mercurial
7 14 (9.79%) Bitbucket
7 14 (9.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (9.09%) IntelliJ
8 13 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 12 (8.39%) JUnit
9 12 (8.39%) Subversion
10 11 (7.69%) SoapUI
11 10 (6.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (6.99%) TeamCity
12 9 (6.29%) Gradle
13 6 (4.20%) Checkstyle
13 6 (4.20%) gulp
13 6 (4.20%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (7.69%) Automotive
2 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.90%) Finance
3 7 (4.90%) Retail
4 5 (3.50%) Billing
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (62.94%) Developer
2 43 (30.07%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.38%) Architect
4 16 (11.19%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.79%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.09%) React Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.20%) Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Software Consultant
10 5 (3.50%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.80%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.80%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Oracle Specialist
11 4 (2.80%) Tester
12 3 (2.10%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.97%) SOAP
2 48 (33.57%) Web Services
3 35 (24.48%) Spring
4 33 (23.08%) CSS
5 31 (21.68%) HTML
6 29 (20.28%) React
7 28 (19.58%) .NET
7 28 (19.58%) XML
8 26 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 25 (17.48%) Node.js
10 23 (16.08%) JSON
11 18 (12.59%) Hibernate
12 17 (11.89%) HTML5
12 17 (11.89%) Java EE
13 16 (11.19%) CSS3
13 16 (11.19%) Elastic Stack
14 11 (7.69%) Redux
14 11 (7.69%) Sass
15 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET
15 10 (6.99%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) User Experience
4 8 (5.59%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.90%) Infotainment
6 6 (4.20%) iPad
7 4 (2.80%) Life Science
8 3 (2.10%) e-Health
8 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.40%) TM Forum
9 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.70%) NHS
10 1 (0.70%) PKI
10 1 (0.70%) RIA
10 1 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.28%) Linux
2 13 (9.09%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Android
4 9 (6.29%) Unix
5 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (39.16%) TDD
3 49 (34.27%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (25.17%) Microservices
5 35 (24.48%) SDLC
6 32 (22.38%) BDD
7 26 (18.18%) Pair Programming
8 25 (17.48%) Scrum
8 25 (17.48%) SOA
9 22 (15.38%) DevOps
9 22 (15.38%) MVC
10 21 (14.69%) E-Commerce
11 20 (13.99%) Unit Testing
12 19 (13.29%) Kanban
12 19 (13.29%) User Stories
13 18 (12.59%) OO
14 15 (10.49%) Test Scripting
15 14 (9.79%) Software Engineering
16 13 (9.09%) ITIL
17 12 (8.39%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.45%) Java
2 60 (41.96%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.78%) Java 8
4 23 (16.08%) C#
5 22 (15.38%) SQL
6 13 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.99%) C++
7 10 (6.99%) CQL
7 10 (6.99%) Python
8 8 (5.59%) PHP
9 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.90%) TypeScript
10 6 (4.20%) Perl
10 6 (4.20%) Ruby
10 6 (4.20%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.80%) XPath
12 3 (2.10%) ES6
12 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.40%) Groovy
13 2 (1.40%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.50%) MCSE
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.99%) QA
2 9 (6.29%) ISO 9001
2 9 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (13.29%) Docker
2 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) Opsview
1 10 (6.99%) Puppet
2 6 (4.20%) Ansible
2 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.50%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.10%) Capistrano
4 3 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.40%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.40%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.70%) SCCM
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Oracle
2 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.99%) VMware
4 8 (5.59%) Adobe
5 7 (4.90%) Google
6 6 (4.20%) Remedy
7 5 (3.50%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.10%) CA
9 3 (2.10%) Cisco
9 3 (2.10%) HP
9 3 (2.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.10%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.40%) Jitterbit
11 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.70%) IBM
11 1 (0.70%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.70%) SAP