The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 30 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 31 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.18% 2.80% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.90% 8.16% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 12
Median daily rate £400 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-30.60% +31.49%
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
208 282 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.78% 34.31% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 190 167
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +26 20 £400 +14.28% 6
Peterborough +7 2 £356 -5.00% 1
Huntingdon - 1 - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 38 (76.00%) Java
2 37 (74.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (62.00%) HTML
4 31 (62.00%) CSS
5 25 (50.00%) HTML5
6 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
7 20 (40.00%) SQL
8 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (34.00%) jQuery
9 17 (34.00%) TDD
10 16 (32.00%) UX Design
10 16 (32.00%) JSON
10 16 (32.00%) CSS3
10 16 (32.00%) Mercurial
10 16 (32.00%) Mobile App
10 16 (32.00%) User Experience
11 15 (30.00%) Graphic Design
11 15 (30.00%) Spring
12 14 (28.00%) XML
12 14 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (26.00%) Front End Development
13 13 (26.00%) Web Services
13 13 (26.00%) Ajax
14 12 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
14 12 (24.00%) Photoshop
14 12 (24.00%) SDL Web 8
14 12 (24.00%) OmniGraffle
14 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (24.00%) PhoneGap

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (24.00%) OmniGraffle
1 12 (24.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (24.00%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (6.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.00%) X.509
2 1 (2.00%) 802.15
2 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.00%) DB2
4 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.00%) Mercurial
3 11 (22.00%) IntelliJ
3 11 (22.00%) WebStorm
4 8 (16.00%) Grunt
4 8 (16.00%) gulp
4 8 (16.00%) Jasmine
4 8 (16.00%) JUnit
4 8 (16.00%) Selenium
5 7 (14.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.00%) Maven
6 4 (8.00%) Mocha
6 4 (8.00%) Mockito
6 4 (8.00%) NUnit
6 4 (8.00%) PhantomJS
6 4 (8.00%) RSpec
6 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.00%) MSTest
General
1 4 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 13 (26.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Angular Developer
5 4 (8.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (62.00%) CSS
1 31 (62.00%) HTML
2 25 (50.00%) HTML5
3 17 (34.00%) jQuery
4 16 (32.00%) CSS3
4 16 (32.00%) JSON
5 15 (30.00%) Spring
6 14 (28.00%) XML
7 13 (26.00%) Ajax
7 13 (26.00%) Web Services
8 12 (24.00%) PhoneGap
8 12 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (18.00%) Node.js
9 9 (18.00%) SOAP
10 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (12.00%) .NET
12 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.00%) Express
13 4 (8.00%) Apache Cordova
13 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Mobile App
1 16 (32.00%) User Experience
2 15 (30.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.00%) Ontologies
3 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) AIX
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (34.00%) TDD
4 16 (32.00%) UX Design
5 14 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (26.00%) Front End Development
7 11 (22.00%) Scrum
8 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Wireframes
9 7 (14.00%) BDD
9 7 (14.00%) BPMN
10 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (10.00%) Analytics
11 5 (10.00%) OO
11 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
12 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (8.00%) Functional Testing
12 4 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) Java
2 37 (74.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
5 8 (16.00%) Dart
5 8 (16.00%) ECMAScript
6 7 (14.00%) Python
7 6 (12.00%) C#
7 6 (12.00%) C++
8 4 (8.00%) ES6
8 4 (8.00%) Ruby
9 3 (6.00%) C
9 3 (6.00%) Groovy
9 3 (6.00%) Scala
9 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.00%) XPath
10 2 (4.00%) Perl
10 2 (4.00%) XQuery
11 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) IBM