Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 76 99
Rank change year-on-year +22 +23 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 125 91 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.26% 2.29% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.56% 10.74% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 54 48
Berkshire median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £359 £363 £336
90th Percentile £575 £546 £527
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
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% -

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 995 847 1,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.92% 21.33% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 517 630
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +84.00% -62.69%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.78 £45.93 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% +10.63% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +18 46 £438 +9.38% 13
Bracknell +14 35 £538 +13.16% 2
Maidenhead -2 12 £488 +33.56% 7
Slough +3 11 £400 -7.51% 1
Newbury -4 6 £401 -8.81% 6
Wokingham - 2 £343 -
Windsor - 1 - -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 57 (45.60%) JavaScript
2 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (42.40%) Java
4 48 (38.40%) Web Services
4 48 (38.40%) Git (software)
5 40 (32.00%) TDD
5 40 (32.00%) CSS
6 39 (31.20%) HTML
6 39 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (30.40%) Scrum
7 38 (30.40%) AngularJS
8 37 (29.60%) DevOps
9 36 (28.80%) Jenkins
10 32 (25.60%) Node.js
10 32 (25.60%) SOAP
11 31 (24.80%) Spring
12 29 (23.20%) Microservices
13 28 (22.40%) JIRA
14 27 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (21.60%) React
15 26 (20.80%) SQL
16 25 (20.00%) SOA
16 25 (20.00%) Pair Programming
16 25 (20.00%) BDD
17 24 (19.20%) OO
18 22 (17.60%) Unit Testing
18 22 (17.60%) Confluence
18 22 (17.60%) Docker
19 21 (16.80%) Front End Development
19 21 (16.80%) Mercurial

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 22 (17.60%) Confluence
2 16 (12.80%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (10.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (7.20%) Apache Solr
5 7 (5.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.40%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.40%) Apache
6 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.60%) IIS
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.80%) JBoss
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Magento
2 2 (1.60%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.60%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.60%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (13.60%) Serverless
4 10 (8.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (5.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (5.60%) Amazon S3
5 7 (5.60%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (5.60%) CloudFront
6 5 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.00%) SaaS
7 4 (3.20%) GitHub
8 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.60%) npm
8 2 (1.60%) NuGet
8 2 (1.60%) PaaS
9 1 (0.80%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Firewall
2 7 (5.60%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 7 (5.60%) MPLS
2 7 (5.60%) Wireless
3 2 (1.60%) FTP
3 2 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.80%) AMQP
4 1 (0.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.80%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.80%) Skype
4 1 (0.80%) SNMP
4 1 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (8.80%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.80%) Redis
4 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.00%) MySQL
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.60%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.80%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 48 (38.40%) Git (software)
2 36 (28.80%) Jenkins
3 28 (22.40%) JIRA
4 21 (16.80%) Mercurial
5 16 (12.80%) Maven
6 12 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (8.80%) Bitbucket
7 11 (8.80%) Eclipse
7 11 (8.80%) Gradle
8 9 (7.20%) IntelliJ
8 9 (7.20%) JUnit
9 8 (6.40%) Mocha
9 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio
10 7 (5.60%) Checkstyle
10 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.60%) Jasmine
10 7 (5.60%) SonarQube
10 7 (5.60%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (4.80%) Selenium
11 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (61.60%) Developer
2 28 (22.40%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.00%) React Developer
4 19 (15.20%) Architect
5 17 (13.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (11.20%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Angular Developer
7 12 (9.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Magento Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (5.60%) OSS Architect
11 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce Developer
11 6 (4.80%) OSS Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.80%) Senior React Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (38.40%) Web Services
2 40 (32.00%) CSS
3 39 (31.20%) HTML
4 38 (30.40%) AngularJS
5 32 (25.60%) Node.js
5 32 (25.60%) SOAP
6 31 (24.80%) Spring
7 27 (21.60%) React
8 19 (15.20%) J2EE
8 19 (15.20%) Sass
9 16 (12.80%) HTML5
10 15 (12.00%) CSS3
10 15 (12.00%) LESS
11 14 (11.20%) XML
12 13 (10.40%) .NET
13 12 (9.60%) Hibernate
14 10 (8.00%) Electron Framework
14 10 (8.00%) Ionic Framework
14 10 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (7.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) User Experience
2 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.40%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) e-Health
4 3 (2.40%) Life Science
5 2 (1.60%) CMDB
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Social Media
5 2 (1.60%) TM Forum
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.80%) DataPower
6 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.20%) Linux
2 6 (4.80%) Unix
2 6 (4.80%) Windows
3 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.60%) Solaris
5 1 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) TDD
3 39 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (30.40%) Scrum
5 37 (29.60%) DevOps
6 29 (23.20%) Microservices
7 25 (20.00%) BDD
7 25 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 25 (20.00%) SOA
8 24 (19.20%) OO
9 22 (17.60%) Unit Testing
10 21 (16.80%) Front End Development
10 21 (16.80%) Software Engineering
11 20 (16.00%) Kanban
11 20 (16.00%) User Stories
12 18 (14.40%) Test Scripting
13 15 (12.00%) OOP
13 15 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (11.20%) E-Commerce
14 14 (11.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.60%) JavaScript
2 53 (42.40%) Java
3 26 (20.80%) SQL
4 18 (14.40%) PHP
5 11 (8.80%) C#
5 11 (8.80%) Java 8
6 8 (6.40%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.80%) C++
7 6 (4.80%) Groovy
8 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.20%) C
10 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.40%) Ruby
11 2 (1.60%) CQL
11 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.60%) XQuery
12 1 (0.80%) Perl
12 1 (0.80%) SOQL
12 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) MCP
3 1 (0.80%) MCSE
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.20%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.60%) Docker
2 6 (4.80%) oVirt
2 6 (4.80%) RHEV
3 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.80%) Puppet
3 6 (4.80%) Terraform
4 5 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.40%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.60%) Ansible
6 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.60%) Opsview
6 2 (1.60%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
1 16 (12.80%) Oracle
2 9 (7.20%) TIBCO
3 7 (5.60%) Adobe
4 5 (4.00%) Remedy
5 4 (3.20%) CyberArk
5 4 (3.20%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.20%) Nokia
6 3 (2.40%) CA
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco
6 3 (2.40%) IBM
6 3 (2.40%) KANA
6 3 (2.40%) NetApp
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.40%) SAP
6 3 (2.40%) Twitter
7 2 (1.60%) Chordiant
7 2 (1.60%) Fiorano
7 2 (1.60%) VMware