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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing REST 14 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.48% 3.45% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.21% 9.17% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST 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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 152 218 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.90% 37.65% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 155 72
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 11 £425 +3.65% 2
Newport -4 3 £475 -1.04% 2
REST
Wales

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (81.82%) Java
3 25 (56.82%) Scrum
4 21 (47.73%) Configuration Management
4 21 (47.73%) RESTful
5 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (45.45%) MongoDB
5 20 (45.45%) Relational Database
6 19 (43.18%) Microservices
6 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
7 18 (40.91%) HTML
7 18 (40.91%) Web Services
7 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
7 18 (40.91%) Dropwizard
8 17 (38.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 17 (38.64%) Linux
8 17 (38.64%) Spring
9 15 (34.09%) TDD
10 14 (31.82%) JSON
11 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
11 13 (29.55%) Unix
11 13 (29.55%) HTTP
11 13 (29.55%) Mac OS X
11 13 (29.55%) JAX-RS
11 13 (29.55%) Neo4j
11 13 (29.55%) Open Source
12 12 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
12 12 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (27.27%) Kafka

REST
Top Related 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Mule
3 1 (2.27%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 20 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 13 (29.55%) Neo4j
3 7 (15.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) NUnit
4 3 (6.82%) gulp
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Grunt
5 2 (4.55%) jMock
5 2 (4.55%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Mockito
5 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.27%) Babel
6 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.27%) Mocha
6 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Cloud Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) RESTful
2 18 (40.91%) Dropwizard
2 18 (40.91%) HTML
2 18 (40.91%) Web Services
3 17 (38.64%) Spring
4 14 (31.82%) JSON
5 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
5 13 (29.55%) JAX-RS
6 12 (27.27%) Kafka
6 12 (27.27%) Spring Boot
7 11 (25.00%) iXBRL
8 6 (13.64%) .NET
9 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.09%) CSS
9 4 (9.09%) Java EE
9 4 (9.09%) NHibernate
10 3 (6.82%) Ajax
10 3 (6.82%) Sass
10 3 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) W3C
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Mac OS X
2 13 (29.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Scrum
3 21 (47.73%) Configuration Management
4 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (43.18%) Microservices
5 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
6 17 (38.64%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (34.09%) TDD
8 13 (29.55%) Open Source
9 12 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (27.27%) Web Design
10 11 (25.00%) DevOps
11 10 (22.73%) BDD
12 9 (20.45%) Kanban
13 8 (18.18%) API Design
14 7 (15.91%) High Availability
14 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
15 5 (11.36%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) Go
4 6 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
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