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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 30 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 15 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.20% 1.33% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.56% 4.85% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
103 103 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.85% 27.39% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 99
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.60 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (85.71%) HTML
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (67.86%) Java
4 18 (64.29%) CSS
4 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) Ajax
5 13 (46.43%) HTML5
6 12 (42.86%) jQuery
7 11 (39.29%) JSON
8 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
9 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
10 8 (28.57%) WebStorm
10 8 (28.57%) TypeScript
10 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 8 (28.57%) Mercurial
10 8 (28.57%) IntelliJ
11 7 (25.00%) TDD
11 7 (25.00%) Spring
11 7 (25.00%) C
11 7 (25.00%) Oracle
11 7 (25.00%) XML
11 7 (25.00%) Python
11 7 (25.00%) UX Design
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 7 (25.00%) CSS3
11 7 (25.00%) PhoneGap
11 7 (25.00%) User Experience

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 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (17.86%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (10.71%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (3.57%) BigMachines
3 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) 802.15
1 6 (21.43%) Bluetooth
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (21.43%) X.509
1 6 (21.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 8 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 8 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 8 (28.57%) WebStorm
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) MSTest
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 1 (3.57%) Java GUI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
2 18 (64.29%) CSS
3 13 (46.43%) Ajax
3 13 (46.43%) HTML5
4 12 (42.86%) jQuery
5 11 (39.29%) JSON
6 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.00%) CSS3
7 7 (25.00%) PhoneGap
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) 802.1X
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
10 3 (10.71%) Angular 2
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (10.71%) JPA
10 3 (10.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (25.00%) User Experience
2 6 (21.43%) Graphic Design
3 5 (17.86%) Internet of Things
4 4 (14.29%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) UX Design
4 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Wireframes
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) High Availability
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 7 (25.00%) C
5 7 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 6 (21.43%) C++
6 6 (21.43%) Perl
7 5 (17.86%) Dart
7 5 (17.86%) ECMAScript
8 3 (10.71%) Groovy
8 3 (10.71%) Scala
8 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
9 1 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) XPath
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Siebel