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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing REST 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 1.04% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 2.75% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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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
116 109 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.14% 37.85% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 67 92
Average daily rate £325 £320 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £41.25 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) Temenos
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) SSH
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Temenos T24
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Firebug
5 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
5 1 (14.29%) Android

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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%) Liferay
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Firebug
2 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (14.29%) NWDS
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
5 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Durandal
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
5 1 (14.29%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Temenos
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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