Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 48 37
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 11 37 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.16% 3.30% 6.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 13.36% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 74
South Wales median daily rate £400 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £323 £376 £375
90th Percentile £450 £575 £526
Wales median daily rate £513 £500 £430
% change year-on-year +2.50% +16.28% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate - - £62.25
Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50

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 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 251 277 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.53% 24.69% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 204 381
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £250 £277 £245
90th Percentile £505 £542 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -8 8 £363 -19.44% 3
Newport +5 1 £400 -15.79%
REST
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 South Wales region with a requirement for REST.

1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Dropwizard
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) JAX-RS
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Go
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
5 2 (18.18%) API Design
5 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum

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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
4 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Event Store
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Dropwizard
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) JAX-RS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 1 (9.09%) React
5 1 (9.09%) RxJS
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) API Design
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) CQRS
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Go
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) ABAP
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) SAP