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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.05% 0.95% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.43% 3.33% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £380 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
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
53 120 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.72% 28.37% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 99 75
Median daily rate £425 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (33.33%) FTP
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 2 (22.22%) EAI

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 1 (11.11%) JBehave
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) JAXB
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) SAX
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) EAI
6 2 (22.22%) Microservices
6 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore