Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 60 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 46 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.13% 1.90% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.11% 8.76% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 30
Reading median daily rate £425 £403 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -2.42% +3.13%
10th Percentile £311 £286 £325
90th Percentile £507 £538 £530
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 326 274 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.19% 21.64% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 170 264
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £293 £313
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Reading median hourly rate £51.25 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +241.67% -23.51% +3.21%
10th Percentile £31.88 £10.75 £8.85
90th Percentile £69.63 £53.70 £34.17
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -62.69%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Reading

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Reading

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Reading over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 17 (36.96%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) SOAP
5 14 (30.43%) SQL
6 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.91%) HTML
7 11 (23.91%) CSS
7 11 (23.91%) Microservices
7 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) J2EE
9 9 (19.57%) React
10 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
10 8 (17.39%) API Integration
10 8 (17.39%) Electron Framework
10 8 (17.39%) Ionic Framework
10 8 (17.39%) Node.js
10 8 (17.39%) HTTP
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
10 8 (17.39%) Spring
11 7 (15.22%) Degree
11 7 (15.22%) C#
11 7 (15.22%) Perl
11 7 (15.22%) Python
11 7 (15.22%) DOCSIS
11 7 (15.22%) DevOps

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) Confluence
4 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) NuGet
2 2 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) npm
3 1 (2.17%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 7 (15.22%) DOCSIS
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) SNMP
5 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.70%) MPLS
5 4 (8.70%) Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) FTP
6 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) Broadband
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.87%) Maven
4 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.70%) Selenium
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.17%) NUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Composer
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Angular Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (15.22%) Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (13.04%) React Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Software Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) OSS Architect
8 4 (8.70%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Web Services
2 15 (32.61%) SOAP
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
4 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 9 (19.57%) J2EE
5 9 (19.57%) React
6 8 (17.39%) Electron Framework
6 8 (17.39%) Ionic Framework
6 8 (17.39%) Node.js
6 8 (17.39%) Spring
7 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.70%) .NET
8 4 (8.70%) Spring Boot
8 4 (8.70%) XML
9 3 (6.52%) WCF
10 2 (4.35%) HTML5
10 2 (4.35%) JPA
10 2 (4.35%) JSON
10 2 (4.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) TM Forum
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Microservices
1 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) API Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
5 7 (15.22%) DevOps
6 6 (13.04%) SOA
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
7 5 (10.87%) Wireframes
8 4 (8.70%) BDD
8 4 (8.70%) Critical Thinking
8 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (8.70%) Network Management
8 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Perl
4 7 (15.22%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) CQL
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) F#
7 1 (2.17%) Java 8
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Ansible
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opsview
3 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.52%) KANA
3 3 (6.52%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.52%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Fiorano
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Capita