The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 32 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.52% 0.37% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 1.23% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +54.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £413 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
119 81 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.54% 30.11% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 100
Average daily rate £381 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Cambridge region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Cambridge region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) nginx
6 4 (30.77%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) Twitter
6 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
6 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (30.77%) Laravel
6 4 (30.77%) Grunt
6 4 (30.77%) PHPUnit
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) PHP5
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Apache
6 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) LAMP
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) HTTP
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) Google

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) nginx
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
2 4 (30.77%) Grunt
2 4 (30.77%) PHPUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Mocha
3 3 (23.08%) Bower
4 2 (15.38%) XMLSpy
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UI Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (30.77%) Laravel
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) Google Maps API
5 3 (23.08%) Sass
5 3 (23.08%) LESS
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Debian
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
1 4 (30.77%) OOP
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PHP5
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Twitter
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat