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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing REST 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.11% 0.35% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.34%
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South Wales

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
101 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.58% 15.22% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 35 23
Average daily rate £300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 22 August 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) HTML
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 10 (45.45%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) JSON
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 9 (40.91%) Scala
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 7 (31.82%) CSS3
5 7 (31.82%) Play Framework
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Subversion
5 7 (31.82%) Selenium
5 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) JUnit
6 6 (27.27%) Ant
6 6 (27.27%) WAP
6 6 (27.27%) HTTP
6 6 (27.27%) J2ME
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Apache
6 6 (27.27%) Handset

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
1 6 (27.27%) 2G
1 6 (27.27%) 3G
1 6 (27.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
1 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 6 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 6 (27.27%) Toad
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) eggPlant
2 6 (27.27%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
2 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Scala Developer
2 6 (27.27%) QA Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 10 (45.45%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) JSON
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
5 7 (31.82%) CSS3
5 7 (31.82%) Play Framework
6 6 (27.27%) WAP
6 6 (27.27%) J2ME
6 6 (27.27%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) RESTful
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
9 2 (9.09%) iXBRL
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Handset
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) Code Coverage
8 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Scala
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Sun
2 6 (27.27%) HP
2 6 (27.27%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
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