Period
to 16 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

RESTful
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 114 101
Rank change year-on-year -19 -13 +27
Contract jobs citing RESTful 32 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.89% 1.44% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 5.44% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 56
Berkshire median daily rate £393 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.65% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £309
90th Percentile £608 £525 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £470 £425
% change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -54.29% -22.22% -

RESTful 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 832 1,139 931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.08% 26.53% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 698 562
Berkshire median daily rate £459 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 18
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% +25.00% -5.19%
10th Percentile £41.00 £24.20 £9.58
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.00 £44.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Berkshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Berkshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Berkshire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Reading 0 18 £463 +2.78% 7
Slough +9 10 £360 -28.00% 3
Bracknell +10 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
RESTful
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) TDD
2 17 (53.13%) Microservices
3 16 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) Web Services
5 12 (37.50%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) .NET
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) Docker
7 9 (28.13%) AWS
7 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
8 8 (25.00%) Spring
8 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.00%) JSON
8 8 (25.00%) Kanban
8 8 (25.00%) REST
8 8 (25.00%) API Design
9 7 (21.88%) Azure
9 7 (21.88%) BDD
9 7 (21.88%) JIRA
9 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.88%) SOAP
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) J2EE
10 6 (18.75%) JUnit
10 6 (18.75%) Maven
10 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (18.75%) Mockito
10 6 (18.75%) PowerMock
10 6 (18.75%) DevOps

RESTful
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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (6.25%) Kong
5 1 (3.13%) Apigee
5 1 (3.13%) GCP
5 1 (3.13%) npm
5 1 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Trello
5 1 (3.13%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Maven
3 6 (18.75%) Mockito
4 5 (15.63%) DbUnit
4 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) jMock
5 4 (12.50%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.13%) Postman
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium
7 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Web Services
2 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (25.00%) REST
3 8 (25.00%) Spring
4 7 (21.88%) SOAP
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE
5 6 (18.75%) PowerMock
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Core
6 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.50%) Node.js
7 4 (12.50%) React
7 4 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.38%) React Native
8 3 (9.38%) Swagger
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Industry 4.0
2 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Microservices
2 17 (53.13%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.00%) API Design
5 8 (25.00%) Kanban
6 7 (21.88%) BDD
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) DevOps
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) User Stories
9 3 (9.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 2 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (6.25%) API Development
10 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
10 2 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.25%) Clojure
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) ES6
6 1 (3.13%) ES7
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP