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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing REST 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.40% 3.05% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 10.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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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
63 94 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.20% 28.66% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 6
Average daily rate £356 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (96.15%) HTML
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) HTML5
3 23 (88.46%) CSS3
3 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
3 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (84.62%) Ajax
4 22 (84.62%) Scala
5 20 (76.92%) JSON
5 20 (76.92%) JUnit
6 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
6 19 (73.08%) Jenkins
7 18 (69.23%) jQuery
7 18 (69.23%) Subversion
8 14 (53.85%) Jasmine
8 14 (53.85%) MongoDB
8 14 (53.85%) Play Framework
8 14 (53.85%) HTTP
9 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (23.08%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) XHTML
12 4 (15.38%) MVC
12 4 (15.38%) TDD
12 4 (15.38%) Scrum
13 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
13 3 (11.54%) BDD
13 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (11.54%) NUnit

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) MS Access
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) JUnit
2 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
2 19 (73.08%) Jenkins
3 18 (69.23%) Subversion
4 14 (53.85%) Jasmine
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
5 3 (11.54%) NUnit
5 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Scala Developer
3 4 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) HTML
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) HTML5
3 23 (88.46%) CSS3
4 22 (84.62%) Ajax
5 20 (76.92%) JSON
6 18 (69.23%) jQuery
7 14 (53.85%) Play Framework
8 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (23.08%) XML
10 5 (19.23%) XHTML
11 3 (11.54%) .NET
11 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
11 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 2 (7.69%) RESTful
12 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Open Source
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) TDD
2 4 (15.38%) MVC
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 1 (3.85%) User Stories
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (84.62%) Scala
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP