Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 60 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing REST 45 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.01% 2.04% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.17% 8.15% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 12
Reading median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £286 £356
90th Percentile £575 £501 £471
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £411
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.74% -2.66%
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 403 319 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.97% 25.02% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 218 187
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.08%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.33% -23.51% -60.99%
10th Percentile £29.38 £10.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £28.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £17.31
% change year-on-year -9.09% +90.70% -53.54%

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 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 22 (48.89%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) CSS
2 17 (37.78%) Web Services
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) SOAP
5 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
5 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
6 12 (26.67%) Front End Development
7 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) Node.js
8 9 (20.00%) .NET
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (17.78%) C#
9 8 (17.78%) Spring
9 8 (17.78%) Web Development
9 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.78%) Electron Framework
9 8 (17.78%) Ionic Framework
9 8 (17.78%) Microservices
9 8 (17.78%) React
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
10 7 (15.56%) J2EE
10 7 (15.56%) SOA
11 6 (13.33%) TDD
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (11.11%) 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 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) npm
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle CX
3 1 (2.22%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
1 4 (8.89%) MPLS
1 4 (8.89%) Wireless
2 3 (6.67%) FTP
3 2 (4.44%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) JMeter
3 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.67%) webpack
4 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 2 (4.44%) NUnit
4 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Composer
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.22%) WiX
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Angular Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (15.56%) React Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (8.89%) OSS Architect
7 4 (8.89%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) CSS
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
1 17 (37.78%) Web Services
2 14 (31.11%) SOAP
3 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
4 10 (22.22%) Node.js
5 9 (20.00%) .NET
6 8 (17.78%) Electron Framework
6 8 (17.78%) Ionic Framework
6 8 (17.78%) React
6 8 (17.78%) Spring
7 7 (15.56%) J2EE
8 5 (11.11%) XML
9 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.89%) Middleware
9 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
9 4 (8.89%) WCF
10 3 (6.67%) XSLT
11 2 (4.44%) EDI
11 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Social Media
3 2 (4.44%) CMDB
3 2 (4.44%) TM Forum
4 1 (2.22%) DataPower
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) CentOS
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Front End Development
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.78%) Microservices
3 8 (17.78%) Web Development
4 7 (15.56%) SOA
5 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) BDD
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) API Development
7 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.89%) Network Management
7 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Java 8
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.67%) KANA
4 3 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.67%) Remedy
4 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Fiorano
6 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.22%) Telerik