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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.32% 2.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 5.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 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 £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
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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
142 128 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.57% 37.98% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 71
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 21
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 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 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) MySQL
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 8 (38.10%) XML
4 8 (38.10%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (33.33%) Subversion
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) HTML5
5 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) MSBuild
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) NUnit
6 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
6 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 5 (23.81%) WCF
6 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (19.05%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (4.76%) osCommerce
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (4.76%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (14.29%) CloudFront
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) MSBuild
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
3 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Architect
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (23.81%) WCF
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 4 (19.05%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) OSGi
7 3 (14.29%) JMS
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
8 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
8 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin