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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 19 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing REST 26 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.95% 0.81% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.00% 3.17% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 2
Average daily rate
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£495 £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +14.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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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
100 63 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.58% 25.51% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 39 43
Average daily rate £450 £304 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) HTML
3 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 29 (70.73%) HTML5
4 26 (63.41%) CSS3
4 26 (63.41%) Ajax
5 25 (60.98%) Scala
5 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
6 23 (56.10%) jQuery
6 23 (56.10%) JSON
7 22 (53.66%) JUnit
8 20 (48.78%) Subversion
8 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
8 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
9 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
10 16 (39.02%) XML
11 15 (36.59%) HTTP
11 15 (36.59%) Play Framework
11 15 (36.59%) Jasmine
12 13 (31.71%) .NET
13 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
14 11 (26.83%) SOAP
15 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
15 10 (24.39%) TDD
16 9 (21.95%) Scrum
16 9 (21.95%) Java
16 9 (21.95%) Open Source
17 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
17 8 (19.51%) Web Services
17 8 (19.51%) Oracle

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (9.76%) ArcGIS
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) FileNet
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.76%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) JUnit
2 20 (48.78%) Subversion
2 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
2 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
3 15 (36.59%) Jasmine
4 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
5 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) Maven
6 2 (4.88%) NUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.44%) Ant
7 1 (2.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) Hudson
7 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.44%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Spock
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Scala Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 10 (24.39%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) HTML
2 29 (70.73%) CSS
2 29 (70.73%) HTML5
3 26 (63.41%) CSS3
3 26 (63.41%) Ajax
4 23 (56.10%) jQuery
4 23 (56.10%) JSON
5 16 (39.02%) XML
6 15 (36.59%) Play Framework
7 13 (31.71%) .NET
8 11 (26.83%) SOAP
9 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (12.20%) RESTful
11 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (12.20%) XHTML
12 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) MVC
4 7 (17.07%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (4.88%) Information Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Kanban
7 2 (4.88%) Document Management
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.44%) OO
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Scala
1 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) ILOG
3 1 (2.44%) Kofax
3 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk