Period
to 23 September 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 23 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 66 75
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 46 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.26% 1.76% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.53% 7.61% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 17
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £356
90th Percentile £510 £560 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% -8.57%
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 340 289 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.10% 23.14% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 186 234
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.08%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 7
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -23.51% +37.61%
10th Percentile £27.50 £10.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £32.50 £47.50 £22.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.22% +84.00% -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 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) CSS
4 14 (30.43%) Web Services
4 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 13 (28.26%) SOAP
6 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
7 11 (23.91%) Node.js
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.74%) Electron Framework
8 10 (21.74%) Ionic Framework
8 10 (21.74%) Microservices
8 10 (21.74%) React
9 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) C#
10 8 (17.39%) .NET
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (15.22%) DevOps
11 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (15.22%) J2EE
11 7 (15.22%) Spring
11 7 (15.22%) Web Development
11 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.04%) Firewall

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 4 (8.70%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) NuGet
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) npm
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 4 (8.70%) MPLS
2 4 (8.70%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) FTP
3 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) DOCSIS
4 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) SNMP
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) Pentaho
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.70%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) Selenium
6 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) JMeter
7 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.35%) NUnit
7 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.35%) webpack
8 1 (2.17%) Visual Composer
8 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Angular Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (19.57%) Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Node.js Developer
5 7 (15.22%) React Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) OSS Architect
7 4 (8.70%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Architect
9 2 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) CSS
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
2 14 (30.43%) Web Services
3 13 (28.26%) SOAP
4 11 (23.91%) Node.js
5 10 (21.74%) Electron Framework
5 10 (21.74%) Ionic Framework
5 10 (21.74%) React
6 8 (17.39%) .NET
7 7 (15.22%) J2EE
7 7 (15.22%) Spring
8 5 (10.87%) XML
9 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.70%) JSON
9 4 (8.70%) Spring Boot
9 4 (8.70%) WCF
10 2 (4.35%) .NET Core
10 2 (4.35%) HTML5
10 2 (4.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) Social Media
3 2 (4.35%) TM Forum
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) DataPower
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Microservices
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.22%) DevOps
5 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (15.22%) Web Development
6 6 (13.04%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) SOA
6 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.87%) Wireframes
8 4 (8.70%) API Integration
8 4 (8.70%) Critical Thinking
8 4 (8.70%) Network Management
8 4 (8.70%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) SDLC
8 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) C
6 2 (4.35%) CQL
7 1 (2.17%) Java 8
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 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 5 (10.87%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Opsview
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) MuleSoft
3 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.52%) KANA
4 3 (6.52%) Remedy
5 2 (4.35%) Fiorano
5 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Telerik