The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 24 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing REST 17 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.09% 1.76% 7.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.73% 5.30% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 22
Median daily rate £413 £381 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £338 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 132 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.39% 33.25% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 114 80
Median daily rate £388 £328 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% -27.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £278 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
4 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (52.38%) Dropwizard
5 11 (52.38%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (47.62%) Microservices
6 10 (47.62%) MongoDB
6 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (42.86%) Unix
7 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
7 9 (42.86%) HTTP
7 9 (42.86%) Mac OS X
7 9 (42.86%) Neo4j
7 9 (42.86%) RESTful
7 9 (42.86%) Spring
7 9 (42.86%) JAX-RS
7 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 8 (38.10%) Spring Boot
8 8 (38.10%) Kafka
8 8 (38.10%) JSON
8 8 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (38.10%) iXBRL
8 8 (38.10%) Web Design
9 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (33.33%) Go
10 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MongoDB
2 9 (42.86%) Neo4j
2 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) NUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) gulp
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) Dropwizard
3 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 9 (42.86%) JAX-RS
3 9 (42.86%) RESTful
3 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 8 (38.10%) iXBRL
4 8 (38.10%) JSON
4 8 (38.10%) Kafka
4 8 (38.10%) Spring Boot
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) NHibernate
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Mac OS X
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 11 (52.38%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
4 10 (47.62%) Microservices
5 8 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (38.10%) Web Design
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) API Design
7 5 (23.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (19.05%) TDD
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) Open Source
9 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 2 (9.52%) CQRS
10 2 (9.52%) Mobile First
10 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Go
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible