The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

RESTful
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 59 54
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 21 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.66% 1.29% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 5.61% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -2.96% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 126 196 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.95% 22.95% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 130 129
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Reading

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Reading

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 13 (59.09%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (54.55%) Maven
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Scrum
4 11 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) HTTP
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Ant
7 7 (31.82%) IIS
7 7 (31.82%) MSBuild
7 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
9 5 (22.73%) Node.js
9 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (22.73%) OAuth
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Debian
9 5 (22.73%) Tomcat

RESTful
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 (31.82%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (54.55%) Maven
3 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (31.82%) Ant
4 7 (31.82%) MSBuild
5 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (13.64%) Subversion
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
7 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
8 1 (4.55%) JIRA
8 1 (4.55%) JMeter
8 1 (4.55%) jMock
8 1 (4.55%) JUnit
8 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
8 1 (4.55%) Mockito
8 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 5 (22.73%) OAuth
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) Kafka
4 3 (13.64%) OpenID
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) Apache FOP
6 1 (4.55%) Java EE
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Debian
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) API Development
7 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) DSDM
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
4 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Java 9
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sony