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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 35 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.06% 1.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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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
70 67 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.65% 22.71% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 10
Average daily rate £413 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 February 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 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) HTML
3 27 (75.00%) CSS
4 26 (72.22%) HTML5
5 25 (69.44%) CSS3
6 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 24 (66.67%) Ajax
7 22 (61.11%) Scala
8 21 (58.33%) jQuery
8 21 (58.33%) JUnit
9 20 (55.56%) JSON
10 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
10 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
10 19 (52.78%) Subversion
11 14 (38.89%) Play Framework
11 14 (38.89%) Jasmine
11 14 (38.89%) MongoDB
11 14 (38.89%) HTTP
12 13 (36.11%) XML
13 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
13 11 (30.56%) .NET
14 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
15 9 (25.00%) SOAP
16 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
17 7 (19.44%) Open Source
17 7 (19.44%) TDD
17 7 (19.44%) Scrum
17 7 (19.44%) Web Services
17 7 (19.44%) Java
17 7 (19.44%) UML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.78%) FileNet
2 1 (2.78%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Summit
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) JUnit
2 19 (52.78%) Subversion
2 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
3 14 (38.89%) Jasmine
4 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.33%) NUnit
6 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (5.56%) Selenium
7 2 (5.56%) Maven
8 1 (2.78%) JIRA
8 1 (2.78%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.78%) Ant
8 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.78%) Spock
8 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.78%) Hudson
8 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Scala Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) HTML
2 27 (75.00%) CSS
3 26 (72.22%) HTML5
4 25 (69.44%) CSS3
5 24 (66.67%) Ajax
6 21 (58.33%) jQuery
7 20 (55.56%) JSON
8 14 (38.89%) Play Framework
9 13 (36.11%) XML
10 11 (30.56%) .NET
11 9 (25.00%) SOAP
12 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (19.44%) Web Services
14 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (13.89%) XHTML
16 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
16 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Open Source
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) TDD
2 7 (19.44%) UML
2 7 (19.44%) Scrum
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (13.89%) BDD
5 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) SOA
5 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) User Stories
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (61.11%) Scala
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) ILOG
3 1 (2.78%) Kofax
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk