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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 24 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing REST 21 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.87% 1.59% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.33% 4.76% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 12
Median daily rate £400 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £340 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £386 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
REST
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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
137 168 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.27% 33.40% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 127 121
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £9.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.36% -78.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (70.97%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) HTML
4 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (54.84%) CSS
5 17 (54.84%) HTML5
6 16 (51.61%) SQL
7 14 (45.16%) jQuery
8 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (35.48%) Spring
9 10 (32.26%) Ajax
9 10 (32.26%) JSON
9 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
9 10 (32.26%) UX Design
9 10 (32.26%) Mercurial
9 10 (32.26%) CSS3
9 10 (32.26%) TDD
9 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
9 10 (32.26%) User Experience
9 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
10 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (29.03%) TypeScript
10 9 (29.03%) XML
10 9 (29.03%) PhoneGap
10 9 (29.03%) Graphic Design
11 8 (25.81%) IntelliJ
11 8 (25.81%) WebStorm
12 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
13 6 (19.35%) Web Services
13 6 (19.35%) Photoshop

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 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (19.35%) OmniGraffle
1 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (9.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) 802.15
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.23%) X.509
1 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
1 10 (32.26%) Mercurial
2 8 (25.81%) IntelliJ
2 8 (25.81%) WebStorm
3 5 (16.13%) Maven
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (12.90%) JUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Mockito
5 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) Grunt
6 1 (3.23%) gulp
6 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.23%) Mocha
6 1 (3.23%) MSTest
General
1 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
2 17 (54.84%) HTML5
3 14 (45.16%) jQuery
4 11 (35.48%) Spring
5 10 (32.26%) Ajax
5 10 (32.26%) CSS3
5 10 (32.26%) JSON
6 9 (29.03%) PhoneGap
6 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (29.03%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) SOAP
9 4 (12.90%) Angular 2
9 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.90%) JPA
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
1 10 (32.26%) User Experience
2 9 (29.03%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) UX Design
4 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Functional Testing
5 5 (16.13%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Visual Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Wireframes
6 4 (12.90%) BPMN
6 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Information Security
7 3 (9.68%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (70.97%) Java
3 16 (51.61%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) TypeScript
5 5 (16.13%) Dart
5 5 (16.13%) ECMAScript
6 3 (9.68%) Groovy
6 3 (9.68%) Scala
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) XPath
8 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) ES6
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
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