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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 31 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing REST 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.31% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.26% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£425 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +10.84%
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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
106 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.97% 17.79% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 37 22
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 12 September 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) SOAP
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 11 (42.31%) HTML5
5 10 (38.46%) Ajax
5 10 (38.46%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) XML
6 9 (34.62%) CSS3
7 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 8 (30.77%) JSON
7 8 (30.77%) Scala
7 8 (30.77%) Java
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
8 7 (26.92%) Subversion
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (26.92%) JUnit
8 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 6 (23.08%) HTTP
9 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) Selenium

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) ArcGIS
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) FileNet
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) 3G
2 5 (19.23%) 2G
2 5 (19.23%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) MS Access
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JUnit
1 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Jasmine
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (19.23%) eggPlant
3 5 (19.23%) Ant
3 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
3 5 (19.23%) Maven
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 5 (19.23%) Toad
3 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
4 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 5 (19.23%) QA Leader
4 5 (19.23%) Scala Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) SOAP
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
3 11 (42.31%) HTML5
4 10 (38.46%) .NET
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) Ajax
5 9 (34.62%) XML
5 9 (34.62%) CSS3
6 8 (30.77%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) Play Framework
8 5 (19.23%) J2ME
8 5 (19.23%) WAP
9 4 (15.38%) RESTful
9 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (11.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Handset
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Solaris
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
5 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Kanban
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) Code Coverage
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Scala
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Sun
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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