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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 46 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.01% 2.97% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.59% 8.99% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Average daily rate £410 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -7.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
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
167 89 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.75% 33.09% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 61 84
Average daily rate £388 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 April 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 10 (62.50%) Selenium
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
5 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
5 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
6 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (50.00%) Subversion
7 7 (43.75%) JRules
7 7 (43.75%) Spring
7 7 (43.75%) JSF
7 7 (43.75%) Maven
7 7 (43.75%) Replication
7 7 (43.75%) FileNet
7 7 (43.75%) Kofax
7 7 (43.75%) Adobe
7 7 (43.75%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (43.75%) ILOG
7 7 (43.75%) JBoss

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (43.75%) Confluence
2 7 (43.75%) FileNet
2 7 (43.75%) GeoServer
2 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 7 (43.75%) JBoss
2 7 (43.75%) LiveCycle
3 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Gliffy
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (43.75%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (12.50%) Neo4j
5 2 (12.50%) Redis
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) MS Access
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
3 8 (50.00%) Subversion
4 7 (43.75%) Ant
4 7 (43.75%) DbUnit
4 7 (43.75%) Hudson
4 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 7 (43.75%) JUnit
4 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 7 (43.75%) Spock
5 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.25%) NUnit
7 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Perl Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) SOAP
5 7 (43.75%) Dojo
5 7 (43.75%) Java EE
5 7 (43.75%) Java SE
5 7 (43.75%) JRules
5 7 (43.75%) JSF
5 7 (43.75%) JSTS
5 7 (43.75%) Spring
5 7 (43.75%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) XSD
6 6 (37.50%) JPA
6 6 (37.50%) OpenLayers
7 5 (31.25%) Mojolicious
8 4 (25.00%) J2EE
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (37.50%) Document Management
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) EAI
7 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Go
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) BC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Adobe
1 7 (43.75%) ILOG
1 7 (43.75%) Kofax
1 7 (43.75%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft