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 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 40 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 19 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.11% 1.09% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.69% 3.05% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Median daily rate £360 £350 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £370
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
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
196 262 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.13% 35.55% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 139 132
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
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 £33.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £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 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +6 10 £360 +2.85% 10
Peterborough - 4 £325 - 2
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
2 34 (80.95%) HTML
3 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (76.19%) CSS
5 29 (69.05%) Java
6 23 (54.76%) Ajax
7 17 (40.48%) jQuery
8 16 (38.10%) JSON
8 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
8 16 (38.10%) HTML5
8 16 (38.10%) Python
9 15 (35.71%) C++
10 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
11 12 (28.57%) UX Design
11 12 (28.57%) HTTP
11 12 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (28.57%) CSS3
11 12 (28.57%) User Experience
12 11 (26.19%) WebStorm
12 11 (26.19%) TypeScript
12 11 (26.19%) 802.1X
12 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
12 11 (26.19%) SSL
12 11 (26.19%) Bluetooth
12 11 (26.19%) IntelliJ
12 11 (26.19%) Internet
12 11 (26.19%) 802.15
12 11 (26.19%) X.509
12 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi

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 6 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
1 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.38%) BigMachines
3 1 (2.38%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) HTTP
2 11 (26.19%) 802.15
2 11 (26.19%) Bluetooth
2 11 (26.19%) Internet
2 11 (26.19%) SSL
2 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (26.19%) X.509
2 11 (26.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.19%) IntelliJ
2 11 (26.19%) Mercurial
2 11 (26.19%) WebStorm
3 8 (19.05%) Selenium
4 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (14.29%) JUnit
5 5 (11.90%) Grunt
5 5 (11.90%) gulp
5 5 (11.90%) Jasmine
5 5 (11.90%) PhantomJS
6 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.52%) NUnit
6 4 (9.52%) RSpec
6 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.14%) Maven
8 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.76%) Mockito
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.38%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Java GUI Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) HTML
2 32 (76.19%) CSS
3 23 (54.76%) Ajax
4 17 (40.48%) jQuery
5 16 (38.10%) HTML5
5 16 (38.10%) JSON
6 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (28.57%) CSS3
7 12 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (26.19%) 802.1X
9 10 (23.81%) PhoneGap
10 8 (19.05%) XML
11 6 (14.29%) Spring
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (11.90%) Sass
13 4 (9.52%) Gherkin
14 3 (7.14%) EJB
14 3 (7.14%) J2EE
14 3 (7.14%) JSP
14 3 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) User Experience
2 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 9 (21.43%) Internet of Things
4 8 (19.05%) Graphic Design
5 5 (11.90%) Smart Meter
6 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 12 (28.57%) UX Design
4 9 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) TDD
6 7 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) High Availability
7 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.90%) EAI
9 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Line Management
9 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.52%) SOA
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
2 29 (69.05%) Java
3 16 (38.10%) Python
4 15 (35.71%) C++
5 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
5 11 (26.19%) C
5 11 (26.19%) Perl
5 11 (26.19%) TypeScript
6 9 (21.43%) Dart
6 9 (21.43%) ECMAScript
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
8 5 (11.90%) C#
9 4 (9.52%) Ruby
10 2 (4.76%) Groovy
10 2 (4.76%) Scala
11 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
11 1 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.38%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) Siebel