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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing REST 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.12% 1.05% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 4.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +6.50%
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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
104 73 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.80% 25.52% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 17
Average daily rate £350 £298 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +48.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) SOAP
3 14 (53.85%) Web Services
4 13 (50.00%) XML
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) .NET
5 12 (46.15%) Oracle
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 11 (42.31%) Java
7 10 (38.46%) SQL
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 9 (34.62%) HTML5
8 9 (34.62%) Scrum
8 9 (34.62%) TDD
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 8 (30.77%) CSS
9 8 (30.77%) Ajax
10 7 (26.92%) Open Source
10 7 (26.92%) UML
10 7 (26.92%) CSS3
11 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 6 (23.08%) C#
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) JUnit
11 6 (23.08%) BDD
11 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
11 6 (23.08%) Scala
11 6 (23.08%) JSON
11 6 (23.08%) Subversion

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) ArcGIS
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) FileNet
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) 4G
2 3 (11.54%) 2G
2 3 (11.54%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (15.38%) Ant
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (15.38%) Jasmine
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (11.54%) eggPlant
4 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.54%) Toad
4 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Spock
5 1 (3.85%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Architect
3 9 (34.62%) Technical Architect
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) SOAP
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 9 (34.62%) HTML5
7 8 (30.77%) CSS
7 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 7 (26.92%) CSS3
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 6 (23.08%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) Spring
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (15.38%) RESTful
10 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
10 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
11 3 (11.54%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Solaris
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) UML
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Document Management
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) ILOG
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Kofax
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
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