The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing REST 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.99% 3.42% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 10.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 129 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.84% 33.95% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 86 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 24 (85.71%) HTML
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) HTML5
2 23 (82.14%) CSS3
3 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 20 (71.43%) JSON
5 19 (67.86%) Scala
6 18 (64.29%) Ajax
6 18 (64.29%) JUnit
7 17 (60.71%) jQuery
7 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
7 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
8 16 (57.14%) Subversion
9 15 (53.57%) Jasmine
10 14 (50.00%) MongoDB
11 12 (42.86%) Play Framework
11 12 (42.86%) HTTP
12 11 (39.29%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (32.14%) XML
14 7 (25.00%) TDD
15 6 (21.43%) Scrum
16 5 (17.86%) SOAP
16 5 (17.86%) XHTML
17 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
17 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
17 4 (14.29%) .NET
17 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 4 (14.29%) Java
17 4 (14.29%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) JUnit
2 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
3 16 (57.14%) Subversion
4 15 (53.57%) Jasmine
5 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (10.71%) QUnit
7 1 (3.57%) NUnit
7 1 (3.57%) Maven
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
2 23 (82.14%) HTML5
2 23 (82.14%) CSS3
3 20 (71.43%) JSON
4 18 (64.29%) Ajax
5 17 (60.71%) jQuery
6 12 (42.86%) Play Framework
7 11 (39.29%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (32.14%) XML
9 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 5 (17.86%) XHTML
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.29%) .NET
10 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
11 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (10.71%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) Scala
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP