The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 35 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 19 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.21% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.86% 1.53% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate £368 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
REST
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
175 261 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.56% 36.10% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 148 80
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +23.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 16 £375 +7.14% 15
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 45 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 43 (75.44%) HTML
3 41 (71.93%) Java
3 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (63.16%) CSS
5 33 (57.89%) Ajax
5 33 (57.89%) jQuery
6 28 (49.12%) HTML5
7 24 (42.11%) Mercurial
7 24 (42.11%) CSS3
7 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
8 23 (40.35%) UX Design
8 23 (40.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (40.35%) User Experience
8 23 (40.35%) Front End Development
9 21 (36.84%) IntelliJ
9 21 (36.84%) WebStorm
10 20 (35.09%) Mobile App
10 20 (35.09%) PhoneGap
11 17 (29.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (29.82%) ECMAScript
11 17 (29.82%) TypeScript
11 17 (29.82%) Dart
12 16 (28.07%) JSON
13 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (24.56%) OmniGraffle
14 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
14 14 (24.56%) Graphic Design
14 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
14 14 (24.56%) SDL Web 8

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (15.79%) Node.js
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (24.56%) OmniGraffle
1 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (24.56%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (7.02%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.75%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.75%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) HTTP
2 10 (17.54%) 802.15
2 10 (17.54%) Bluetooth
2 10 (17.54%) Internet
2 10 (17.54%) SSL
2 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.54%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (17.54%) X.509
2 10 (17.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 24 (42.11%) Mercurial
2 21 (36.84%) IntelliJ
2 21 (36.84%) WebStorm
3 10 (17.54%) Selenium
4 9 (15.79%) Grunt
4 9 (15.79%) gulp
4 9 (15.79%) Jasmine
4 9 (15.79%) PhantomJS
5 7 (12.28%) JUnit
5 7 (12.28%) Maven
5 7 (12.28%) Mockito
6 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.51%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Java Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Web Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) HTML
2 36 (63.16%) CSS
3 33 (57.89%) Ajax
3 33 (57.89%) jQuery
4 28 (49.12%) HTML5
5 24 (42.11%) CSS3
6 23 (40.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (35.09%) PhoneGap
8 16 (28.07%) JSON
9 11 (19.30%) Spring
10 10 (17.54%) 802.1X
10 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
10 10 (17.54%) Web Services
11 9 (15.79%) Sass
11 9 (15.79%) SOAP
11 9 (15.79%) XML
12 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
12 8 (14.04%) JPA
13 6 (10.53%) .NET
14 5 (8.77%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) User Experience
2 20 (35.09%) Mobile App
3 14 (24.56%) Graphic Design
4 8 (14.04%) Internet of Things
5 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (7.02%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Front End Development
2 23 (40.35%) UX Design
3 17 (29.82%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
5 13 (22.81%) MVC
6 11 (19.30%) OO
7 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.28%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (12.28%) EAI
9 7 (12.28%) TDD
10 5 (8.77%) High Availability
10 5 (8.77%) Scrum
10 5 (8.77%) SOA
10 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.02%) BDD
11 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.02%) Information Security
11 4 (7.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 41 (71.93%) Java
3 17 (29.82%) Dart
3 17 (29.82%) ECMAScript
3 17 (29.82%) TypeScript
4 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.54%) C
4 10 (17.54%) C++
4 10 (17.54%) Perl
4 10 (17.54%) Python
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) C#
6 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.02%) Groovy
7 4 (7.02%) Scala
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) MuleSoft
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.75%) Siebel