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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.93% 2.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 6.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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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
114 106 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.29% 31.93% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 43 89
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £504 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
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 25 November 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) MySQL
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) XML
4 8 (38.10%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) Subversion
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) HTML5
5 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) NUnit
7 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
7 5 (23.81%) WCF
7 5 (23.81%) PHP
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) SOA
7 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) MSBuild
7 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.76%) osCommerce
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
1 1 (4.76%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (14.29%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) MSBuild
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) XML
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (23.81%) WCF
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) CSS3
5 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 3 (14.29%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Zend
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.76%) Xamarin