The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.01% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.91% 1.92% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £300 £363 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
139 104 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.08% 26.94% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 55 96
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) DOM
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) Perforce
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Firebug
1 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
1 8 (72.73%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) DOM
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Perforce
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle