Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 19 August 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 > Slough
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.92% 1.05% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 5.08% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Slough median daily rate £405 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00% -6.37%
10th Percentile £400 £448 £323
90th Percentile £534 £483 £454
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £443
% change year-on-year -2.86% -1.13% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 82 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.80% 20.63% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 44
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £258
90th Percentile £500 £537 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -62.69%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Slough

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Slough

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Slough over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for REST.

1 9 (75.00%) PHP
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Magento
3 6 (50.00%) Sass
3 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) e-Health
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) LESS
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Magento Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Architect
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Sass
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) LESS
5 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Node.js
7 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) e-Health
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (8.33%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) NetApp
1 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) SAP