Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 29 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.75% 1.69% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.74% 7.04% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -21.73%
10th Percentile £378 £375 £305
90th Percentile £406 £425 £437
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 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 89 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.02% 23.99% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 55
Slough median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79% +11.54%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £259
90th Percentile £550 £525 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -22.73% +164.00% -65.75%

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Magento
2 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (66.67%) OO PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) LESS
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Java

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 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Magento Developer
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) LESS
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) OO PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (16.67%) Due Diligence
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP