The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cardiff region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.63% - 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.10% 9.62% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 20 30
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 £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
REST
South Wales

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 30 July 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) SOAP
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) Scala
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) Play Framework
5 7 (35.00%) eggPlant
5 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (35.00%) 4G
5 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (35.00%) JIRA
5 7 (35.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) Maven
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) 2G
5 7 (35.00%) Handset
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) 3G
5 7 (35.00%) Apache

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) FileNet
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) 4G
1 7 (35.00%) 2G
1 7 (35.00%) 3G
2 5 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) eggPlant
2 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (35.00%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 7 (35.00%) Toad
2 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (35.00%) Ant
3 6 (30.00%) JUnit
3 6 (30.00%) Subversion
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Scala Developer
2 7 (35.00%) QA Leader
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) SOAP
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) Play Framework
5 7 (35.00%) J2ME
5 7 (35.00%) WAP
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Spring
9 3 (15.00%) Akka
9 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.00%) J2EE
10 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (35.00%) Handset
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Scala
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Sun
2 7 (35.00%) HP
2 7 (35.00%) Apple
3 3 (15.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) IBM