Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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.

RESTful
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 65 91
Rank change year-on-year +29 +26 +1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 59 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.95% 2.69% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.69% 9.36% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 21
Wales median daily rate £475 £475 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.69% -14.38%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £310
90th Percentile £588 £594 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +35.42% +3.60% -10.90%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 376 406 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.57% 28.77% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 299 427
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £242
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Wales

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Wales

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Wales

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Wales +21 30 £525 -4.55% 1
South Wales -3 19 £369 -18.00% 5
North Wales - 3 £450 - 2
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 52 (88.14%) Web Services
2 50 (84.75%) SQL
3 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (76.27%) JavaScript
5 43 (72.88%) Java
6 42 (71.19%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (67.80%) CSS
7 40 (67.80%) HTML
8 38 (64.41%) NoSQL
8 38 (64.41%) Node.js
9 37 (62.71%) Open Source
9 37 (62.71%) PaaS
9 37 (62.71%) Git (software)
10 36 (61.02%) Python
10 36 (61.02%) Dropwizard
11 35 (59.32%) Serverless
12 34 (57.63%) CQRS
13 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
14 13 (22.03%) XML
14 13 (22.03%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
16 11 (18.64%) MVC
17 10 (16.95%) SOAP
17 10 (16.95%) N-Tier
17 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
17 10 (16.95%) C#
17 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
17 10 (16.95%) .NET
17 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
17 10 (16.95%) HL7

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.08%) Apache Solr
1 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 42 (71.19%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (62.71%) PaaS
3 35 (59.32%) Serverless
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (64.41%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Event Store
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (62.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) JIRA
4 3 (5.08%) Ant
4 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.08%) JUnit
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) Mockito
4 3 (5.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.39%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
3 1 (1.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 33 (55.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Data Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.17%) AWS Developer
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.08%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (88.14%) Web Services
2 40 (67.80%) CSS
2 40 (67.80%) HTML
3 38 (64.41%) Node.js
4 36 (61.02%) Dropwizard
5 13 (22.03%) XML
6 10 (16.95%) .NET
6 10 (16.95%) SOAP
7 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.47%) CSS3
8 5 (8.47%) HTML5
9 4 (6.78%) JSON
10 3 (5.08%) JPA
10 3 (5.08%) jQuery
10 3 (5.08%) JSP
10 3 (5.08%) PowerMock
10 3 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.08%) Spring Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Spring MVC
10 3 (5.08%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) Open Source
3 34 (57.63%) CQRS
4 11 (18.64%) MVC
5 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (16.95%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (16.95%) SDLC
5 10 (16.95%) TOGAF
6 9 (15.25%) High Availability
7 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.17%) TDD
8 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Scrum
10 4 (6.78%) Data Security
11 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.08%) OOD
11 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) SQL
2 45 (76.27%) JavaScript
3 43 (72.88%) Java
4 36 (61.02%) Python
5 10 (16.95%) C#
5 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.08%) XPath
7 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.56%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) HL7
2 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
1 10 (16.95%) RedGate
2 3 (5.08%) Adobe
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Apple
3 1 (1.69%) Google