Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 72 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 25 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.98% 1.63% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 7.97% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 28
Reading median daily rate £394 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -8.05% +13.73%
10th Percentile £281 £356 £363
90th Percentile £503 £471 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 313 301 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.78% 20.42% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 178 338
Reading median daily rate £400 £398 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -4.68% +7.61%
10th Percentile £304 £271 £281
90th Percentile £525 £488 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -60.99% +164.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £15.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £19.61 £37.25
% change year-on-year +63.18% -47.36% +96.05%

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for REST.

1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) JSON
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) React Native
4 6 (24.00%) ES6
5 5 (20.00%) Redux
5 5 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
5 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.00%) OAuth
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (16.00%) ECMAScript
6 4 (16.00%) HTTP
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax

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 3 (12.00%) WordPress
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) SAP EP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Portal
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Route 53
3 1 (4.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) webpack
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Composer
5 1 (4.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) JSON
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) CSS3
3 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) React Native
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) OAuth
4 5 (20.00%) Redux
4 5 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) LAMP
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Robotics
3 1 (4.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) API Design
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) BPEL
6 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Optimisation
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) ES6
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) ECMAScript
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) ABAP
6 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Xamarin