Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 67 57
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 80 123 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.40% 2.98% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.60% 11.32% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 69
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £340 £353 £321
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.14% - -
South East median hourly rate £62.50 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -10.53% +18.75%

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 755 1,087 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.69% 26.32% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 655 569
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £325 £309 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% +21.21% -7.69%
10th Percentile £37.00 £18.90 £8.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.75 £45.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +7.60%

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 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Berkshire

REST
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

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 18 January 2020. 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
Newbury -2 23 £450 +15.76% 6
Reading -18 19 £450 -5.26% 5
Bracknell -11 6 £569 +8.33% 2
Wokingham +10 3 £313 -8.76% 1
Maidenhead +6 3 £550 +15.79%
Slough +8 2 - -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 53 (66.25%) SOAP
2 48 (60.00%) Web Services
3 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
4 33 (41.25%) SC Cleared
5 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.00%) ServiceNow
6 25 (31.25%) Java
7 24 (30.00%) Perl
8 23 (28.75%) Netcool
8 23 (28.75%) Shell Script
8 23 (28.75%) Remedy
8 23 (28.75%) SNMP
8 23 (28.75%) IBM
8 23 (28.75%) BMC
8 23 (28.75%) Remedy ITSM
9 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (26.25%) Siebel
10 21 (26.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 21 (26.25%) Cramer
10 21 (26.25%) Amdocs OSS
10 21 (26.25%) xMatters
10 21 (26.25%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (25.00%) Python
11 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 18 (22.50%) Data Modelling
12 18 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (22.50%) DevOps
13 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (21.25%) Web Development
14 16 (20.00%) PHP

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 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.50%) Headless CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Serverless
2 15 (18.75%) Azure
3 13 (16.25%) SaaS
4 11 (13.75%) IaaS
4 11 (13.75%) iPaaS
4 11 (13.75%) PaaS
4 11 (13.75%) Power Platform
5 7 (8.75%) AWS
6 5 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (5.00%) GitHub
8 3 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (3.75%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.50%) Firebase
9 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
9 2 (2.50%) Kong
10 1 (1.25%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) SNMP
2 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) BGP
3 2 (2.50%) DOCSIS
3 2 (2.50%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) OSPF
3 2 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.50%) RIP
3 2 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) 2G
4 1 (1.25%) 3G
4 1 (1.25%) Broadband
4 1 (1.25%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.25%) FTP
4 1 (1.25%) IPsec
4 1 (1.25%) MPLS
4 1 (1.25%) SMS
4 1 (1.25%) SSH
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (16.25%) Data Lake
3 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (13.75%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (13.75%) Data Mart
4 11 (13.75%) Power BI
5 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.75%) Big Data
7 3 (3.75%) DB2
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.75%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.75%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.50%) Crashlytics
3 2 (2.50%) kappa
3 2 (2.50%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.25%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.25%) JMeter
4 1 (1.25%) jMock
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Mockito
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Back Office
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
3 1 (1.25%) German Language
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Architect
2 24 (30.00%) Developer
3 22 (27.50%) Designer
4 21 (26.25%) Solutions Designer
5 16 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (12.50%) Integration Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Azure Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Head of Engineering
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.75%) SQL BI Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Talend Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Digital Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (66.25%) SOAP
2 48 (60.00%) Web Services
3 14 (17.50%) XML
4 9 (11.25%) JSON
5 8 (10.00%) HTML
6 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.50%) Node.js
6 6 (7.50%) RESTful
6 6 (7.50%) Spring
7 5 (6.25%) .NET
7 5 (6.25%) CSS
8 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.00%) React
8 4 (5.00%) React Native
9 3 (3.75%) CSS3
9 3 (3.75%) HTML5
9 3 (3.75%) LESS
9 3 (3.75%) Sass
9 3 (3.75%) WSDL
9 3 (3.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.75%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.25%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 18 (22.50%) Data Modelling
4 18 (22.50%) DevOps
5 17 (21.25%) Web Development
6 15 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 15 (18.75%) Smoke Testing
7 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
7 14 (17.50%) Network Management
8 13 (16.25%) API Design
8 13 (16.25%) Data Integration
8 13 (16.25%) Logical Data Model
9 12 (15.00%) High Availability
10 11 (13.75%) Data Governance
10 11 (13.75%) Data Stewardship
10 11 (13.75%) Information Management
10 11 (13.75%) Machine Learning
10 11 (13.75%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (31.25%) Java
3 24 (30.00%) Perl
4 23 (28.75%) Shell Script
5 20 (25.00%) Python
6 16 (20.00%) PHP
7 15 (18.75%) SQL
8 8 (10.00%) C#
9 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.50%) C
10 2 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) Clojure
10 2 (2.50%) Dart
11 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.25%) ES6
11 1 (1.25%) Java 8
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
2 33 (41.25%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.25%) ISEB
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.50%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) GDPR
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) Netcool
2 21 (26.25%) Amdocs OSS
2 21 (26.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (5.00%) Ansible
3 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.00%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) HP NNM
4 2 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.50%) Nagios
4 2 (2.50%) SCCM
4 2 (2.50%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) ServiceNow
2 23 (28.75%) BMC
2 23 (28.75%) IBM
2 23 (28.75%) Remedy
3 21 (26.25%) Cramer
3 21 (26.25%) Siebel
3 21 (26.25%) xMatters
4 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.75%) Databricks
6 9 (11.25%) Cisco
7 8 (10.00%) Huawei
7 8 (10.00%) Nokia
8 6 (7.50%) Oracle
9 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.75%) Talend
10 2 (2.50%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.50%) Dynatrace
10 2 (2.50%) Facebook
10 2 (2.50%) Google
10 2 (2.50%) Nimsoft