Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 February 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 46 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +9
Contract jobs citing REST 34 44 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.81% 3.85% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.33% 14.10% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 70
South Wales median daily rate £375 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £323 £360 £381
90th Percentile £538 £575 £516
Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £66.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £66.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 329 312 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.15% 27.27% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 237 352
South Wales median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £283 £200 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £420 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -1.18% +17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £52.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.81% -58.67% +60.08%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £21.50 £69.50
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.30 £40.00
% change year-on-year +170.90% -49.24% +23.08%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in South Wales

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in South Wales

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in South Wales

REST
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -10 20 £370 -10.30% 6
Newport +6 9 £425 -10.53% 5
REST
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 15 (44.12%) .NET
3 15 (44.12%) Web Services
4 14 (41.18%) C#
5 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 12 (35.29%) CSS
7 11 (32.35%) NHibernate
8 10 (29.41%) HTTP
8 10 (29.41%) WCF
9 9 (26.47%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
11 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
11 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
11 7 (20.59%) Web Development
11 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
11 7 (20.59%) RxJS
12 6 (17.65%) SDLC
12 6 (17.65%) SOLID
12 6 (17.65%) Dropwizard
12 6 (17.65%) MVC
12 6 (17.65%) Scrum
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
12 6 (17.65%) OO
12 6 (17.65%) Python

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
1 5 (14.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) GitHub
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 6 (17.65%) RavenDB
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.82%) Neo4j
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.88%) Event Store
6 2 (5.88%) HBase
6 2 (5.88%) Impala
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) GitLab
4 4 (11.76%) Artifactory
4 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) NUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Ant
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) Hudson
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 12 (35.29%) CSS
5 11 (32.35%) NHibernate
6 10 (29.41%) WCF
7 7 (20.59%) RxJS
8 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (17.65%) Dropwizard
8 6 (17.65%) Play Framework
9 5 (14.71%) PySpark
9 5 (14.71%) React
9 5 (14.71%) SOAP
10 4 (11.76%) Node.js
11 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
11 3 (8.82%) Spring
11 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.59%) Web Development
4 6 (17.65%) MVC
4 6 (17.65%) OO
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) SDLC
4 6 (17.65%) SOLID
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) DevOps
5 5 (14.71%) Microservices
5 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) Scala
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Go
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) ABAP
8 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Nintex
3 1 (2.94%) SAP