The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 14 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing REST 23 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.52% 6.17% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.96% 16.23% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 2
Median daily rate £409 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% +3.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-36.60% -16.66%
REST
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.37% 38.02% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 95 90
Median daily rate £388 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Cambridge region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Cambridge region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for REST.

1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
3 19 (48.72%) JSON
4 17 (43.59%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 13 (33.33%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) Python
8 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 11 (28.21%) XML
10 10 (25.64%) .NET
10 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
11 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 9 (23.08%) C++
11 9 (23.08%) Spring
12 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.51%) TDD
12 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
12 8 (20.51%) C
12 8 (20.51%) C#
12 8 (20.51%) Perl
12 8 (20.51%) Web Services
12 8 (20.51%) Internet
12 8 (20.51%) X.509
12 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
12 8 (20.51%) SSL
12 8 (20.51%) DevOps
12 8 (20.51%) Internet of Things
12 8 (20.51%) NoSQL
13 7 (17.95%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (5.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
1 8 (20.51%) SSL
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
1 8 (20.51%) X.509
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) 802.15
3 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
2 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (20.51%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.13%) Triplestore
7 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Mercurial
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
4 5 (12.82%) Mockito
5 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (10.26%) IntelliJ
5 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.26%) WebStorm
6 3 (7.69%) Maven
7 2 (5.13%) NUnit
7 2 (5.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) Grunt
8 1 (2.56%) gulp
8 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Mocha
8 1 (2.56%) RSpec
8 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Angular Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) JSON
2 15 (38.46%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 11 (28.21%) XML
6 10 (25.64%) .NET
7 9 (23.08%) Spring
8 8 (20.51%) Web Services
9 7 (17.95%) jQuery
10 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
11 5 (12.82%) JPA
11 5 (12.82%) Node.js
12 4 (10.26%) SOAP
12 4 (10.26%) WCF
13 3 (7.69%) Ajax
13 3 (7.69%) CSS3
13 3 (7.69%) Django
13 3 (7.69%) XML Schema
14 2 (5.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Internet of Things
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.56%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) DevOps
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.95%) MVC
3 7 (17.95%) OO
4 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (12.82%) Open Source
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) BDD
5 4 (10.26%) BPMN
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) UX Design
7 2 (5.13%) OOD
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 12 (30.77%) Python
5 9 (23.08%) C++
6 8 (20.51%) C
6 8 (20.51%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) Perl
7 4 (10.26%) Groovy
8 3 (7.69%) Scala
8 3 (7.69%) XPath
9 2 (5.13%) Ruby
9 2 (5.13%) XQuery
10 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.56%) Dart
10 1 (2.56%) ECMAScript
10 1 (2.56%) ES6
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft