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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.59% 1.10% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 3.67% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £360 £350 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +19.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
REST
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
105 109 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.20% 29.86% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 80 90
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (80.00%) CSS
3 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (66.67%) Ajax
5 19 (63.33%) Java
6 15 (50.00%) JSON
7 13 (43.33%) jQuery
7 13 (43.33%) HTML5
7 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
8 12 (40.00%) Python
9 11 (36.67%) Bluetooth
9 11 (36.67%) HTTP
9 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (36.67%) C
9 11 (36.67%) C++
9 11 (36.67%) Perl
9 11 (36.67%) Internet
9 11 (36.67%) 802.15
9 11 (36.67%) X.509
9 11 (36.67%) SSL
9 11 (36.67%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
9 11 (36.67%) ZigBee
9 11 (36.67%) 802.1X
9 11 (36.67%) Front End Development
10 9 (30.00%) UX Design
10 9 (30.00%) CSS3
10 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (30.00%) Internet of Things

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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (3.33%) BigMachines
3 1 (3.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) 802.15
1 11 (36.67%) Bluetooth
1 11 (36.67%) HTTP
1 11 (36.67%) Internet
1 11 (36.67%) SSL
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (36.67%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (36.67%) X.509
1 11 (36.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (26.67%) IntelliJ
1 8 (26.67%) Mercurial
1 8 (26.67%) WebStorm
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.67%) Grunt
4 2 (6.67%) gulp
4 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Mockito
4 2 (6.67%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.33%) GUI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (80.00%) CSS
3 20 (66.67%) Ajax
4 15 (50.00%) JSON
5 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
5 13 (43.33%) HTML5
5 13 (43.33%) jQuery
6 11 (36.67%) 802.1X
7 9 (30.00%) CSS3
7 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (23.33%) PhoneGap
8 7 (23.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) Spring
10 3 (10.00%) EJB
10 3 (10.00%) J2EE
10 3 (10.00%) JSP
11 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 2 (6.67%) Sass
11 2 (6.67%) Web Services
11 2 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Internet of Things
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 5 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Front End Development
3 9 (30.00%) UX Design
4 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Line Management
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) EAI
8 3 (10.00%) RAD
8 3 (10.00%) RUP
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) SOA
8 3 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (63.33%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) Python
4 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
4 11 (36.67%) C
4 11 (36.67%) C++
4 11 (36.67%) Perl
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) TypeScript
6 6 (20.00%) Dart
6 6 (20.00%) ECMAScript
7 2 (6.67%) Groovy
7 2 (6.67%) Scala
8 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.33%) Siebel