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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing REST 17 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.89% 7.36% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.91% 19.20% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 2
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
114 125 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.76% 38.34% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 72
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £339 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) JSON
4 15 (45.45%) Java
5 14 (42.42%) Python
6 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) SQL
8 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
10 9 (27.27%) C++
10 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
10 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
11 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
11 8 (24.24%) C
11 8 (24.24%) C#
11 8 (24.24%) .NET
11 8 (24.24%) Perl
11 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (24.24%) Internet
11 8 (24.24%) SSL
11 8 (24.24%) X.509
11 8 (24.24%) DevOps
11 8 (24.24%) Internet of Things
12 7 (21.21%) MVC
12 7 (21.21%) XML
12 7 (21.21%) Spring
13 6 (18.18%) Linux
13 6 (18.18%) Web Services
14 5 (15.15%) TDD

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 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
1 8 (24.24%) SSL
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
1 8 (24.24%) X.509
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) 802.15
3 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Triplestore
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 3 (9.09%) Mockito
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) WebStorm
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) RSpec
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Angular Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) JSON
2 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
4 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) .NET
6 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 7 (21.21%) XML
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) Django
8 5 (15.15%) Node.js
9 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.12%) JPA
10 3 (9.09%) HTML5
10 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (9.09%) WCF
11 2 (6.06%) SOAP
11 2 (6.06%) SQLAlchemy
11 2 (6.06%) XML Schema
11 2 (6.06%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Internet of Things
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) DevOps
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) BPMN
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) RDF
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 14 (42.42%) Python
4 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) C++
6 8 (24.24%) C
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) Perl
7 4 (12.12%) Ruby
8 3 (9.09%) Groovy
8 3 (9.09%) PHP
8 3 (9.09%) XPath
9 2 (6.06%) Scala
9 2 (6.06%) XQuery
10 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker