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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.55% 1.35% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 4.88% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate £410 £490 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% -2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
REST
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
144 82 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.33% 27.70% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 58 34
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) TDD
4 14 (56.00%) SOAP
4 14 (56.00%) jQuery
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) Spring
5 13 (52.00%) Scrum
6 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) JPA
7 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (40.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) IIS
8 10 (40.00%) Subversion
9 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
9 9 (36.00%) Web Services
9 9 (36.00%) Selenium
10 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
10 8 (32.00%) Finance
10 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (28.00%) MVC
11 7 (28.00%) JBoss
11 7 (28.00%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) IIS
2 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (28.00%) JBoss
4 6 (24.00%) Confluence
4 6 (24.00%) FileNet
4 6 (24.00%) LiveCycle
5 2 (8.00%) Apache
5 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
6 1 (4.00%) Mule
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
5 2 (8.00%) Redis
5 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (40.00%) Subversion
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (28.00%) Hudson
6 6 (24.00%) Ant
6 6 (24.00%) DbUnit
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) JUnit
6 6 (24.00%) Maven
6 6 (24.00%) Spock
6 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (12.00%) CruiseControl
8 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Developer
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) jQuery
1 14 (56.00%) SOAP
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 12 (48.00%) JPA
4 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (28.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) Dojo
7 6 (24.00%) Java EE
7 6 (24.00%) Java SE
7 6 (24.00%) JRules
7 6 (24.00%) JSF
7 6 (24.00%) XSD
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Scrum
4 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) BDD
5 7 (28.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (20.00%) Document Management
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
9 2 (8.00%) Web Design
10 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (24.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) Go
7 2 (8.00%) Scala
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (24.00%) Adobe
2 6 (24.00%) ILOG
2 6 (24.00%) Kofax
2 6 (24.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft