The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 45 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.25% 1.89% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 6.93% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
119 101 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.68% 27.22% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 77 20
Average daily rate £250 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Cardiff region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) Perl
2 15 (68.18%) OO
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 12 (54.55%) Java
4 12 (54.55%) TDD
4 12 (54.55%) jQuery
4 12 (54.55%) Scala
4 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
4 12 (54.55%) Mojolicious
5 11 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (50.00%) OAuth
6 9 (40.91%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) Legal
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (31.82%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (31.82%) SOAP
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (18.18%) HL7
10 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) NHS
11 3 (13.64%) Information Security

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (40.91%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) AWS Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Perl Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) jQuery
1 12 (54.55%) Mojolicious
2 11 (50.00%) OAuth
3 9 (40.91%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) XHTML
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) OO
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) Perl
3 12 (54.55%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) Scala
4 7 (31.82%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft