The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing REST 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.32% 2.71% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 6.54% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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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
106 153 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.89% 41.46% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 104 41
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) UX Design
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) PhoneGap
5 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) WebStorm
5 2 (28.57%) Dart
5 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) ECMAScript
5 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) B2B
6 1 (14.29%) Temenos
6 1 (14.29%) Tridion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Tridion
1 1 (14.29%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) WebStorm
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) NWDS
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) PhantomJS
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) PhoneGap
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) EDI
5 1 (14.29%) BAPI
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) UX Design
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Dart
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) ECMAScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Temenos
1 1 (14.29%) SAP