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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 1.52% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 4.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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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
131 109 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.70% 33.13% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 93
Average daily rate £400 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 11 (64.71%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) OO
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) HTML5
4 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 4 (23.53%) J2EE
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
8 3 (17.65%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (17.65%) OSGi
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (17.65%) Node.js
1 3 (17.65%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Liferay
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Temenos T24
2 1 (5.88%) Zen Cart
2 1 (5.88%) osCommerce
2 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
2 3 (17.65%) CruiseControl
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) NUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) Firebug
3 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
5 3 (17.65%) OSGi
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) JMS
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) Symfony
6 2 (11.76%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Process Management
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Temenos
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.88%) Zend