Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 60 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 32 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.18% 2.40% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.12% 9.40% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 10
Reading median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £258 £306 £325
90th Percentile £575 £444 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 394 319 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.84% 25.50% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 225 179
Reading median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -4.76%
10th Percentile £323 £302 £273
90th Percentile £575 £525 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +55.56% -50.00%
10th Percentile £39.00 £11.95 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £47.50 £30.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% -9.59% -8.75%

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 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (34.38%) C#
5 11 (34.38%) SOAP
5 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 9 (28.13%) Node.js
8 8 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (21.88%) Web Development
9 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (18.75%) SaaS
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
11 5 (15.63%) React
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
11 5 (15.63%) API Development
11 5 (15.63%) Docker
11 5 (15.63%) Microservices
11 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
11 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 5 (15.63%) IBM

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 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Liferay
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) SaaS
3 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) 5G
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) LTE
3 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Power BI
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) webpack
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.13%) WiX
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Angular Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Azure Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.38%) React Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 11 (34.38%) SOAP
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 9 (28.13%) Node.js
6 5 (15.63%) React
7 4 (12.50%) HTML5
7 4 (12.50%) Kafka
7 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 4 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (9.38%) CSS3
8 3 (9.38%) JSON
9 2 (6.25%) Express
9 2 (6.25%) GraphQL
9 2 (6.25%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (6.25%) Pandas
9 2 (6.25%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) DataPower
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Linked Data
2 2 (6.25%) Semantic Web
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) Web Development
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) API Development
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Microservices
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) confd
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Hortonworks
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.13%) Telerik