Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 58 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +37 +9
Contract jobs citing REST 120 131 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.93% 3.25% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.21% 13.89% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 41
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £346 £306 £318
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -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 1,070 943 889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.12% 23.36% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 564 530
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £18.90 £8.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £45.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
Bracknell +5 49 £525 +5.00% 5
Reading -8 32 £475 +18.75% 15
Newbury +11 22 £389 +94.38% 6
Maidenhead -4 7 £388 -1.90% 5
Slough -13 2 £375 -6.25% 3
Windsor +8 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £343 - 3
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 86 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
3 59 (49.17%) Web Services
4 56 (46.67%) TDD
5 50 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 49 (40.83%) DevOps
7 48 (40.00%) Microservices
7 48 (40.00%) Java
8 47 (39.17%) Scrum
8 47 (39.17%) Git (software)
9 46 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (36.67%) Node.js
12 42 (35.00%) AngularJS
13 41 (34.17%) HTML
14 40 (33.33%) Pair Programming
15 39 (32.50%) JIRA
16 36 (30.00%) Unit Testing
16 36 (30.00%) React
17 35 (29.17%) CSS
18 34 (28.33%) Confluence
18 34 (28.33%) BDD
19 33 (27.50%) User Stories
20 31 (25.83%) Software Engineering
21 30 (25.00%) Spring
21 30 (25.00%) Docker
22 27 (22.50%) Kanban
22 27 (22.50%) Mercurial
23 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (21.67%) .NET

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 (28.33%) Confluence
2 15 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 7 (5.83%) Liferay
5 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.67%) Apache
6 2 (1.67%) CMS
6 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) Drupal
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (21.67%) AWS Lambda
2 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (21.67%) Serverless
3 16 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 16 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (10.00%) PaaS
5 10 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 10 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (8.33%) CloudFront
5 10 (8.33%) SaaS
6 3 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.67%) Apigee
8 1 (0.83%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.83%) GitHub
8 1 (0.83%) npm
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) HTTP
2 3 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (1.67%) SSH
4 1 (0.83%) 5G
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.83%) LTE
4 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.67%) Big Data
3 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.17%) MySQL
5 5 (4.17%) Redis
6 4 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.67%) DB2
8 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.83%) HBase
9 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.83%) NewSQL
9 1 (0.83%) Parquet
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 50 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 47 (39.17%) Git (software)
3 39 (32.50%) JIRA
4 27 (22.50%) Mercurial
5 16 (13.33%) Mocha
6 15 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 15 (12.50%) Maven
7 14 (11.67%) Gradle
7 14 (11.67%) JUnit
8 13 (10.83%) IntelliJ
8 13 (10.83%) Jasmine
9 11 (9.17%) webpack
10 10 (8.33%) Checkstyle
10 10 (8.33%) SonarQube
11 9 (7.50%) Bitbucket
12 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
13 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
13 6 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (4.17%) Selenium
15 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (13.33%) Retail
2 5 (4.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (66.67%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) React Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Architect
6 13 (10.83%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Architect
10 6 (5.00%) Angular Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Backend Developer
10 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.00%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.17%) .NET Technical Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (49.17%) Web Services
2 44 (36.67%) Node.js
3 42 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 41 (34.17%) HTML
5 36 (30.00%) React
6 35 (29.17%) CSS
7 30 (25.00%) Spring
8 26 (21.67%) .NET
9 22 (18.33%) CSS3
9 22 (18.33%) SOAP
10 20 (16.67%) JSON
11 18 (15.00%) XML
12 17 (14.17%) HTML5
13 16 (13.33%) Sass
14 14 (11.67%) Spring MVC
14 14 (11.67%) Struts
15 13 (10.83%) JSF
15 13 (10.83%) LESS
16 11 (9.17%) .NET Core
17 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) User Experience
2 7 (5.83%) iPad
2 7 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.33%) Social Media
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) DataPower
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.67%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) EPoS
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.50%) Unix
3 3 (2.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.67%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (46.67%) TDD
3 49 (40.83%) DevOps
4 48 (40.00%) Microservices
5 47 (39.17%) Scrum
6 45 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (33.33%) Pair Programming
8 36 (30.00%) Unit Testing
9 34 (28.33%) BDD
10 33 (27.50%) User Stories
11 31 (25.83%) Software Engineering
12 27 (22.50%) Kanban
13 25 (20.83%) E-Commerce
14 20 (16.67%) MVC
15 18 (15.00%) Functional Programming
15 18 (15.00%) Web Development
16 17 (14.17%) Test Scripting
17 16 (13.33%) OOP
18 15 (12.50%) Release Management
18 15 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 48 (40.00%) Java
3 21 (17.50%) C#
4 17 (14.17%) Java 8
5 15 (12.50%) SQL
6 12 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 11 (9.17%) Python
8 5 (4.17%) Go
8 5 (4.17%) PHP
9 4 (3.33%) Groovy
10 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.50%) C
11 2 (1.67%) C++
12 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) XPath
12 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.50%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
2 1 (0.83%) PSD2
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (2.50%) oVirt
2 3 (2.50%) RHEV
3 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (21.67%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.83%) Terraform
3 4 (3.33%) Ansible
3 4 (3.33%) Prometheus
4 3 (2.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) confd
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Adobe
3 8 (6.67%) SAP
4 7 (5.83%) IBM
4 7 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle
6 4 (3.33%) Splunk
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco
7 2 (1.67%) Concur
7 2 (1.67%) Google
7 2 (1.67%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.83%) Ariba
8 1 (0.83%) hybris
8 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.83%) Talend
8 1 (0.83%) Telerik
8 1 (0.83%) Vitria