Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 71 101
Rank change year-on-year +21 +30 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 140 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.52% 2.27% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.90% 11.50% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 57 55
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £330 £325
90th Percentile £563 £543 £563
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 1,007 739 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.29% 19.73% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 438 602
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £544 £549
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -62.12%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.80 £36.10
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Reading +16 45 £425 +11.84% 20
Bracknell +11 40 £538 +7.65% 2
Slough +6 13 £400 -13.98% 3
Maidenhead - 10 £375 - 4
Newbury -14 6 £413 +13.79% 1
Wokingham - 1 £343 - 1
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 68 (48.57%) Java
2 57 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 54 (38.57%) Web Services
5 52 (37.14%) Git (software)
6 50 (35.71%) SOAP
7 41 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (27.86%) TDD
8 39 (27.86%) CSS
8 39 (27.86%) Jenkins
9 36 (25.71%) HTML
10 35 (25.00%) Spring
10 35 (25.00%) JIRA
11 34 (24.29%) SOA
12 33 (23.57%) Node.js
12 33 (23.57%) Microservices
13 30 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 30 (21.43%) DevOps
14 29 (20.71%) SQL
14 29 (20.71%) Scrum
15 27 (19.29%) React
16 26 (18.57%) Pair Programming
17 25 (17.86%) Linux
17 25 (17.86%) OO
17 25 (17.86%) Docker
17 25 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (15.71%) E-Commerce
19 22 (15.71%) J2EE
19 22 (15.71%) Hibernate

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 20 (14.29%) Confluence
2 19 (13.57%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (12.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (8.57%) Apache Solr
5 7 (5.00%) Apache
5 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.86%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (2.14%) IIS
9 2 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.71%) JBoss
10 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Magento
2 2 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.43%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (7.14%) Serverless
4 8 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.57%) GitHub
7 4 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.14%) IaaS
8 3 (2.14%) NuGet
8 3 (2.14%) PaaS
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.43%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) HTTP
2 10 (7.14%) Firewall
3 7 (5.00%) DOCSIS
3 7 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (5.00%) MPLS
3 7 (5.00%) Wireless
4 5 (3.57%) SNMP
5 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.43%) FTP
6 2 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.43%) SSL
7 1 (0.71%) AMQP
7 1 (0.71%) Broadband
7 1 (0.71%) DNS
7 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (5.71%) MySQL
4 7 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.86%) Big Data
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.14%) Redis
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.43%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.71%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 52 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 39 (27.86%) Jenkins
3 35 (25.00%) JIRA
4 18 (12.86%) Maven
5 15 (10.71%) Mercurial
6 14 (10.00%) Bitbucket
7 13 (9.29%) Eclipse
8 11 (7.86%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (7.14%) IntelliJ
9 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (6.43%) Cucumber
10 9 (6.43%) Gradle
10 9 (6.43%) JUnit
11 8 (5.71%) Selenium
11 8 (5.71%) SoapUI
12 7 (5.00%) Subversion
13 6 (4.29%) gulp
14 5 (3.57%) Jasmine
15 4 (2.86%) Mocha
15 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (2.14%) Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (59.29%) Developer
2 37 (26.43%) Java Developer
3 26 (18.57%) Architect
4 23 (16.43%) React Developer
5 18 (12.86%) Senior Developer
6 16 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (7.86%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.71%) Angular Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Magento Developer
9 7 (5.00%) OSS Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Senior React Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (4.29%) OSS Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (38.57%) Web Services
2 50 (35.71%) SOAP
3 39 (27.86%) CSS
4 36 (25.71%) HTML
5 35 (25.00%) Spring
6 33 (23.57%) Node.js
7 30 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 27 (19.29%) React
9 22 (15.71%) Hibernate
9 22 (15.71%) J2EE
10 17 (12.14%) Sass
11 16 (11.43%) XML
12 14 (10.00%) HTML5
12 14 (10.00%) Java EE
13 13 (9.29%) CSS3
13 13 (9.29%) Elastic Stack
14 12 (8.57%) .NET
14 12 (8.57%) LESS
15 10 (7.14%) Middleware
16 9 (6.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.57%) User Experience
3 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.29%) iPad
4 6 (4.29%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.14%) e-Health
5 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.14%) Life Science
6 2 (1.43%) CMDB
6 2 (1.43%) TM Forum
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) RIA
7 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.86%) Linux
2 10 (7.14%) Unix
3 7 (5.00%) Windows
4 6 (4.29%) Android
5 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) SUSE
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (27.86%) TDD
4 34 (24.29%) SOA
5 33 (23.57%) Microservices
6 30 (21.43%) DevOps
7 29 (20.71%) Scrum
8 26 (18.57%) Pair Programming
9 25 (17.86%) OO
10 22 (15.71%) E-Commerce
11 21 (15.00%) BDD
12 19 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (12.86%) Front End Development
14 17 (12.14%) Unit Testing
14 17 (12.14%) User Stories
15 16 (11.43%) Kanban
16 15 (10.71%) MVC
17 14 (10.00%) SDLC
17 14 (10.00%) Software Engineering
18 13 (9.29%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.57%) Java
2 56 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.71%) SQL
4 17 (12.14%) Java 8
5 14 (10.00%) PHP
6 11 (7.86%) Python
7 10 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.00%) Perl
8 7 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.29%) C#
9 6 (4.29%) C++
9 6 (4.29%) Ruby
10 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.57%) Groovy
10 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.14%) C
11 3 (2.14%) CQL
12 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.43%) SOQL
12 2 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) MCSE
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.86%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (17.86%) Docker
2 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.14%) oVirt
3 3 (2.14%) RHEV
3 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) Puppet
2 6 (4.29%) Ansible
2 6 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.86%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.14%) Capistrano
5 3 (2.14%) Opsview
5 3 (2.14%) Terraform
6 2 (1.43%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.43%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.71%) SCCM
7 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Oracle
2 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.43%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.29%) Google
5 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.57%) Remedy
5 5 (3.57%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.14%) CA
6 3 (2.14%) Cisco
6 3 (2.14%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.14%) KANA
6 3 (2.14%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.14%) NetApp
6 3 (2.14%) Nokia
6 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.14%) Twitter
6 3 (2.14%) VMware
7 2 (1.43%) Adobe
7 2 (1.43%) Fiorano
7 2 (1.43%) HP