The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 29 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing REST 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.57% 0.51% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 1.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +3.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 113 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.29% 28.54% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 49 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
REST
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014.

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 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 18 (64.29%) MySQL
2 16 (57.14%) MVC
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) Web Services
4 14 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) Java
5 13 (46.43%) PHP
5 13 (46.43%) WCF
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.00%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) Subversion
9 6 (21.43%) .NET
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.86%) JIRA
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) MSBuild
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) OOP
10 5 (17.86%) SOA
10 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.86%) NUnit
10 5 (17.86%) CruiseControl

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) SaaS
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (10.71%) CloudFront
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.86%) NUnit
2 5 (17.86%) CruiseControl
2 5 (17.86%) MSBuild
3 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.14%) Grunt
3 2 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (7.14%) Firebug
3 2 (7.14%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
1 2 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Architect
4 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) CRM Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.57%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) WCF
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) jQuery
4 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (21.43%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) DOM
6 4 (14.29%) XHTML
6 4 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) OSGi
7 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
7 3 (10.71%) JMS
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) OOP
3 5 (17.86%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.14%) SEO
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 2 (7.14%) Security Management
6 2 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Android Development
7 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) PHP
4 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PHP5
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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