The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

RESTful
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 17 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.21% 0.85% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.59% 3.23% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 22
Median daily rate £315 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -2.96% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful 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 135 124 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.52% 26.22% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 96 167
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in South Wales

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in South Wales

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in South Wales

RESTful
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 RESTful within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Newport +9 9 £275 -8.33%
Cardiff +6 7 £315 -25.88% 3
RESTful
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 15 (44.12%) Microservices
4 14 (41.18%) HTML
5 13 (38.24%) Kafka
6 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
6 12 (35.29%) JSON
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 10 (29.41%) TDD
7 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
8 9 (26.47%) REST
8 9 (26.47%) Spring
9 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 8 (23.53%) CSS
9 8 (23.53%) BDD
10 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
10 7 (20.59%) iXBRL
10 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
10 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (17.65%) Dropwizard
11 6 (17.65%) Go
11 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 6 (17.65%) JAX-RS
11 6 (17.65%) CSS3
11 6 (17.65%) Neo4j
11 6 (17.65%) HTML5

RESTful
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) GitHub
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.65%) Neo4j
4 4 (11.76%) GIS
4 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
1 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Angular Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 13 (38.24%) Kafka
3 12 (35.29%) JSON
4 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
5 9 (26.47%) REST
5 9 (26.47%) Spring
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 7 (20.59%) iXBRL
8 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 6 (17.65%) CSS3
8 6 (17.65%) Dropwizard
8 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.65%) HTML5
8 6 (17.65%) JAX-RS
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (11.76%) Swagger
11 2 (5.88%) XML
12 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
12 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
1 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Microservices
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 10 (29.41%) TDD
3 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 8 (23.53%) BDD
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (14.71%) Web Design
8 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
8 4 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (8.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) Go
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk