Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 70 60
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 -14
Contract jobs citing REST 43 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.19% 1.46% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.14% 5.42% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 22
South Wales median daily rate £388 £425 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -10.76% +11.40%
10th Percentile £354 £354 £376
90th Percentile £584 £538 £538
Wales median daily rate £400 £488 £476
% change year-on-year -17.95% +2.36% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 386 295 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.59% 26.99% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 239 254
South Wales median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £307 £238 £281
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £410 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +4.79% +4.33% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +39.23%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.19 £39.02
90th Percentile £77.50 £20.15 £70.25
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +39.23%

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 June 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 June 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 -9 20 £375 -9.09% 14
Newport +4 16 £500 +5.26% 3
REST
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) C#
3 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 17 (39.53%) .NET
6 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
7 15 (34.88%) React
7 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
7 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (32.56%) WCF
9 13 (30.23%) SOAP
9 13 (30.23%) Docker
9 13 (30.23%) DevOps
9 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
10 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
11 11 (25.58%) Node.js
11 11 (25.58%) Python
11 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
11 11 (25.58%) GitLab
12 10 (23.26%) Scrum
12 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
12 10 (23.26%) MVC
12 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.26%) Scala
12 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
12 10 (23.26%) Cloudera
12 10 (23.26%) GitHub
12 10 (23.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API

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 10 (23.26%) Apache Spark
1 10 (23.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (9.30%) CMS
4 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (9.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (6.98%) Apache
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.33%) Anypoint
7 1 (2.33%) IIS
7 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) GitHub
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.95%) RavenDB
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.30%) Apache Hive
4 4 (9.30%) HBase
4 4 (9.30%) Impala
5 3 (6.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) GitLab
3 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.28%) Artifactory
5 6 (13.95%) Selenium
5 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.63%) JIRA
7 3 (6.98%) Hudson
8 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.33%) Gatling
8 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (11.63%) PowerShell Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) CSS
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) .NET
3 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
4 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
4 15 (34.88%) React
5 14 (32.56%) WCF
6 13 (30.23%) SOAP
7 11 (25.58%) Node.js
8 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (20.93%) NHibernate
9 9 (20.93%) PySpark
9 9 (20.93%) Web Services
10 8 (18.60%) JSON
10 8 (18.60%) Play Framework
11 6 (13.95%) RxJS
12 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
12 5 (11.63%) Aurelia
12 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (30.23%) DevOps
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.26%) MVC
6 10 (23.26%) Scrum
6 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
7 9 (20.93%) SDLC
7 9 (20.93%) TDD
8 8 (18.60%) Microservices
9 6 (13.95%) Capacity Management
9 6 (13.95%) Data Science
9 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Machine Learning
9 6 (13.95%) OO
9 6 (13.95%) SOLID
9 6 (13.95%) Web Development
10 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) Python
4 10 (23.26%) Scala
5 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Java
8 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.33%) Java 8
10 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Ansible
2 4 (9.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Cloudera
2 6 (13.95%) Nintex
3 4 (9.30%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin