Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 96 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 +21 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 106 76 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.60% 1.77% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 8.57% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 55
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.86%
10th Percentile £350 £321 £293
90th Percentile £520 £515 £579
South East median daily rate £428 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.29% +9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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 906 887 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.22% 20.70% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 528 624
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £539 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £19.61 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.18% -47.36% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +9 25 £394 -1.56% 5
Bracknell +16 21 £413 -19.51% 2
Newbury +8 14 £400 -15.79%
Maidenhead -5 13 £395 -1.25% 1
Slough +7 5 £400 +27.39%
Windsor - 1 £375 -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 65 (61.32%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) JavaScript
3 43 (40.57%) Java
4 40 (37.74%) Web Services
5 39 (36.79%) SOAP
6 38 (35.85%) TDD
7 35 (33.02%) Scrum
8 33 (31.13%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
9 31 (29.25%) JSON
10 30 (28.30%) HTML
10 30 (28.30%) BDD
11 28 (26.42%) Jenkins
11 28 (26.42%) CSS
12 24 (22.64%) XML
12 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
12 24 (22.64%) Spring
13 23 (21.70%) Docker
14 21 (19.81%) Bitbucket
14 21 (19.81%) SQL
14 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
15 20 (18.87%) C#
15 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
16 19 (17.92%) JIRA
16 19 (17.92%) .NET
16 19 (17.92%) Linux
16 19 (17.92%) AngularJS
17 18 (16.98%) HTML5
18 17 (16.04%) CSS3
18 17 (16.04%) DevOps

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 11 (10.38%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (9.43%) Apache Solr
3 7 (6.60%) Confluence
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (4.72%) Apache
5 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.77%) CMS
6 4 (3.77%) JBoss
6 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.77%) WordPress
7 2 (1.89%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (1.89%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.89%) IIS
7 2 (1.89%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) GitHub
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) SaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.89%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.89%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.89%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.89%) IaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Office 365
5 2 (1.89%) PaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Serverless
6 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) HTTP
2 3 (2.83%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) Intranet
2 3 (2.83%) SNMP
3 2 (1.89%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.89%) DNS
3 2 (1.89%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) INAP
3 2 (1.89%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (1.89%) MVNO
3 2 (1.89%) SS7
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.49%) MySQL
4 8 (7.55%) Redis
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.89%) Big Data
8 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.94%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.94%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
2 28 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 21 (19.81%) Bitbucket
4 19 (17.92%) JIRA
5 17 (16.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (10.38%) Maven
7 8 (7.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (7.55%) Subversion
7 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
8 7 (6.60%) Eclipse
8 7 (6.60%) JUnit
9 6 (5.66%) Gradle
9 6 (5.66%) Mercurial
9 6 (5.66%) webpack
10 5 (4.72%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.77%) Selenium
12 3 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.83%) NUnit
12 3 (2.83%) Vagrant
12 3 (2.83%) WebStorm
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (62.26%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (8.49%) UI Developer
4 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Architect
6 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.77%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (2.83%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Mobile UI Developer
9 3 (2.83%) T-SQL Developer
9 3 (2.83%) WCF Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.74%) Web Services
2 39 (36.79%) SOAP
3 31 (29.25%) JSON
4 30 (28.30%) HTML
5 28 (26.42%) CSS
6 24 (22.64%) Spring
6 24 (22.64%) XML
7 19 (17.92%) .NET
7 19 (17.92%) AngularJS
8 18 (16.98%) HTML5
9 17 (16.04%) CSS3
10 16 (15.09%) Hibernate
11 13 (12.26%) jQuery
12 12 (11.32%) LAMP
13 11 (10.38%) Java EE
13 11 (10.38%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (10.38%) WCF
14 9 (8.49%) J2EE
14 9 (8.49%) JSF
14 9 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.26%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.66%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) iPad
4 3 (2.83%) iPhone
5 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) Robotics
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) Windows
3 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.55%) Android
5 5 (4.72%) Unix
6 3 (2.83%) HPUX
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) VMS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.32%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.85%) TDD
3 35 (33.02%) Scrum
4 33 (31.13%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (28.30%) BDD
6 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
7 17 (16.04%) DevOps
8 16 (15.09%) SDLC
9 12 (11.32%) Kanban
9 12 (11.32%) MVC
10 11 (10.38%) OO
10 11 (10.38%) SOA
11 10 (9.43%) Microservices
12 9 (8.49%) SOLID
12 9 (8.49%) Web Development
12 9 (8.49%) Workflow
13 8 (7.55%) ETL
13 8 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
14 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
15 6 (5.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 43 (40.57%) Java
3 21 (19.81%) SQL
4 20 (18.87%) C#
5 13 (12.26%) PHP
6 12 (11.32%) T-SQL
7 11 (10.38%) Groovy
8 10 (9.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.66%) ES6
9 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.66%) Python
10 5 (4.72%) XPath
11 4 (3.77%) ECMAScript
12 3 (2.83%) Ruby
12 3 (2.83%) XAML
13 2 (1.89%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.89%) Perl
13 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (21.70%) Docker
2 8 (7.55%) oVirt
2 8 (7.55%) RHEV
3 3 (2.83%) vSphere
4 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Puppet
2 8 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.55%) Terraform
3 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 2 (1.89%) HP Fortify
3 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.89%) vRealize
4 1 (0.94%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) Adobe
4 6 (5.66%) Google
4 6 (5.66%) HP
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.77%) SAP
6 4 (3.77%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.83%) Apple
7 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.83%) VMware
8 2 (1.89%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.89%) Huawei
8 2 (1.89%) hybris
8 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.89%) Splunk
8 2 (1.89%) webMethods
8 2 (1.89%) Zerto