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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.34% 0.99% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.68% 2.78% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
117 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.71% 35.64% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 48
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 39 (95.12%) HTML
2 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
3 32 (78.05%) CSS
4 30 (73.17%) Java
5 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (70.73%) Ajax
6 24 (58.54%) jQuery
6 24 (58.54%) HTML5
7 20 (48.78%) CSS3
8 19 (46.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (46.34%) UX Design
8 19 (46.34%) User Experience
8 19 (46.34%) Front End Development
9 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
9 17 (41.46%) Mercurial
9 17 (41.46%) WebStorm
9 17 (41.46%) IntelliJ
10 16 (39.02%) Mobile App
10 16 (39.02%) PhoneGap
10 16 (39.02%) JSON
11 13 (31.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (31.71%) TypeScript
11 13 (31.71%) ECMAScript
11 13 (31.71%) Dart
12 12 (29.27%) HTTP
13 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (24.39%) ZigBee
14 10 (24.39%) Selenium
14 10 (24.39%) Graphic Design
14 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (12.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (24.39%) OmniGraffle
1 10 (24.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (9.76%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.44%) BigMachines
3 1 (2.44%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) HTTP
2 10 (24.39%) 802.15
2 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
2 10 (24.39%) Internet
2 10 (24.39%) SSL
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
2 10 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (24.39%) X.509
2 10 (24.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
1 17 (41.46%) IntelliJ
1 17 (41.46%) Mercurial
1 17 (41.46%) WebStorm
2 10 (24.39%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) Grunt
3 5 (12.20%) gulp
3 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.20%) PhantomJS
4 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) Maven
4 4 (9.76%) Mockito
5 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (2.44%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) HTML
2 32 (78.05%) CSS
3 29 (70.73%) Ajax
4 24 (58.54%) HTML5
4 24 (58.54%) jQuery
5 20 (48.78%) CSS3
6 19 (46.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (39.02%) JSON
7 16 (39.02%) PhoneGap
8 10 (24.39%) 802.1X
8 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.95%) XML
10 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
10 5 (12.20%) JPA
10 5 (12.20%) Sass
11 4 (9.76%) Spring
11 4 (9.76%) XML Schema
12 3 (7.32%) EJB
12 3 (7.32%) J2EE
12 3 (7.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) User Experience
2 16 (39.02%) Mobile App
3 10 (24.39%) Graphic Design
4 8 (19.51%) Internet of Things
5 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Front End Development
2 19 (46.34%) UX Design
3 13 (31.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.07%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) High Availability
7 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 5 (12.20%) SOA
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) BPMN
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (9.76%) Line Management
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
2 30 (73.17%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) Dart
3 13 (31.71%) ECMAScript
3 13 (31.71%) TypeScript
4 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
4 10 (24.39%) C
4 10 (24.39%) C++
4 10 (24.39%) Perl
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 7 (17.07%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Groovy
6 4 (9.76%) Scala
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.44%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.44%) Siebel