Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 68 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 136 106 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.32% 2.62% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.04% 11.67% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 45
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £332 £350 £321
90th Percentile £575 £520 £515
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 1,130 908 925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.58% 22.43% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 554 552
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £546 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +63.18% -47.36%
10th Percentile £14.75 £10.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £44.88 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 November 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 November 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 +18 49 £513 +24.24% 8
Reading +13 44 £456 +15.87% 10
Newbury -5 16 £389 -2.81% 5
Maidenhead +4 13 £475 +20.25% 3
Slough -14 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Windsor +4 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £343 - 4
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (48.53%) JavaScript
3 63 (46.32%) Java
4 59 (43.38%) Web Services
5 52 (38.24%) Scrum
6 51 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 50 (36.76%) TDD
8 49 (36.03%) DevOps
9 47 (34.56%) Microservices
9 47 (34.56%) Jenkins
9 47 (34.56%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (31.62%) HTML
10 43 (31.62%) AngularJS
11 40 (29.41%) CSS
12 39 (28.68%) JIRA
12 39 (28.68%) Pair Programming
12 39 (28.68%) Spring
12 39 (28.68%) Amazon AWS
12 39 (28.68%) Node.js
13 37 (27.21%) React
14 36 (26.47%) BDD
14 36 (26.47%) Unit Testing
15 34 (25.00%) Confluence
16 32 (23.53%) User Stories
17 29 (21.32%) Docker
17 29 (21.32%) Mercurial
17 29 (21.32%) Kanban
17 29 (21.32%) SQL
18 28 (20.59%) Software Engineering
19 27 (19.85%) SOA

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 34 (25.00%) Confluence
2 15 (11.03%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (8.82%) Apache Solr
4 11 (8.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (8.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.94%) Liferay
6 3 (2.21%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.47%) Apache
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.47%) WordPress
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.74%) Drupal
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.68%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.91%) AWS Lambda
2 23 (16.91%) Serverless
3 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (8.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 12 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (8.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (8.09%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (8.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 11 (8.09%) Amazon S3
5 11 (8.09%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (8.09%) CloudFront
6 7 (5.15%) SaaS
7 5 (3.68%) PaaS
8 4 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.47%) Apigee
9 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.47%) npm
10 1 (0.74%) GitHub
10 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) Ethernet
1 7 (5.15%) Firewall
1 7 (5.15%) MPLS
1 7 (5.15%) Wireless
2 3 (2.21%) FTP
2 3 (2.21%) HTTP
3 2 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.47%) SSH
3 2 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.74%) AMQP
4 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.15%) Redis
5 6 (4.41%) Big Data
6 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.21%) MySQL
7 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.47%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) DB2
9 1 (0.74%) HBase
9 1 (0.74%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.74%) Parquet
9 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 51 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 47 (34.56%) Jenkins
3 39 (28.68%) JIRA
4 29 (21.32%) Mercurial
5 21 (15.44%) Maven
6 19 (13.97%) Gradle
7 17 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 16 (11.76%) JUnit
8 16 (11.76%) Mocha
9 15 (11.03%) IntelliJ
10 14 (10.29%) Jasmine
11 11 (8.09%) Checkstyle
11 11 (8.09%) SonarQube
12 10 (7.35%) Cucumber
12 10 (7.35%) Selenium
13 9 (6.62%) Bitbucket
13 9 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (5.88%) webpack
15 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio
16 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (8.09%) Retail
1 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (59.56%) Developer
2 29 (21.32%) Java Developer
3 26 (19.12%) Architect
4 24 (17.65%) React Developer
5 20 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Angular Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.09%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) OSS Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Backend Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.41%) OSS Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.68%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (43.38%) Web Services
2 43 (31.62%) AngularJS
2 43 (31.62%) HTML
3 40 (29.41%) CSS
4 39 (28.68%) Node.js
4 39 (28.68%) Spring
5 37 (27.21%) React
6 24 (17.65%) SOAP
7 20 (14.71%) .NET
8 19 (13.97%) CSS3
9 18 (13.24%) J2EE
9 18 (13.24%) Sass
10 16 (11.76%) HTML5
11 15 (11.03%) JSF
11 15 (11.03%) Spring MVC
11 15 (11.03%) Struts
12 14 (10.29%) LESS
13 13 (9.56%) XML
14 10 (7.35%) JSON
15 9 (6.62%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) User Experience
2 10 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) iPad
5 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.94%) Social Media
6 3 (2.21%) Life Science
7 2 (1.47%) CMDB
7 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.47%) TM Forum
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) DataPower
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Linux
2 5 (3.68%) Unix
3 2 (1.47%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) CentOS
4 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.24%) Scrum
3 50 (36.76%) TDD
4 49 (36.03%) DevOps
5 47 (34.56%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (34.56%) Microservices
6 39 (28.68%) Pair Programming
7 36 (26.47%) BDD
7 36 (26.47%) Unit Testing
8 32 (23.53%) User Stories
9 29 (21.32%) Kanban
10 28 (20.59%) Software Engineering
11 27 (19.85%) SOA
12 19 (13.97%) Test Automation
12 19 (13.97%) Test Scripting
13 18 (13.24%) Web Development
14 17 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 17 (12.50%) Front End Development
14 17 (12.50%) MVC
15 16 (11.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.53%) JavaScript
2 63 (46.32%) Java
3 29 (21.32%) SQL
4 17 (12.50%) Java 8
5 15 (11.03%) C#
6 10 (7.35%) TypeScript
7 8 (5.88%) PHP
8 6 (4.41%) Groovy
9 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.94%) C
10 4 (2.94%) C++
11 3 (2.21%) XQuery
12 2 (1.47%) Python
13 1 (0.74%) Go
13 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.74%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.47%) Degree
1 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (21.32%) Docker
2 5 (3.68%) oVirt
2 5 (3.68%) RHEV
3 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.41%) Terraform
3 5 (3.68%) Puppet
3 5 (3.68%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.74%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Oracle
3 11 (8.09%) Adobe
4 7 (5.15%) SAP
4 7 (5.15%) TIBCO
5 6 (4.41%) IBM
5 6 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.94%) CyberArk
6 4 (2.94%) Nokia
7 3 (2.21%) KANA
7 3 (2.21%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.21%) Remedy
8 2 (1.47%) Concur
8 2 (1.47%) Fiorano
9 1 (0.74%) Ariba
9 1 (0.74%) hybris
9 1 (0.74%) Nintex
9 1 (0.74%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) Telerik