The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 22 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27  
Contract jobs citing REST 15 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.07% 5.98% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.48% 16.94% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £336 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £493 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £441 £400
% change year-on-year -3.51% +10.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 77 124 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.01% 35.33% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 84 129
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Cambridge

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Cambridge

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (76.00%) Java
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) MVC
3 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) Spring
5 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (48.00%) HTML5
6 12 (48.00%) TDD
6 12 (48.00%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (44.00%) Mercurial
8 10 (40.00%) JSON
8 10 (40.00%) jQuery
8 10 (40.00%) XML
9 9 (36.00%) IntelliJ
9 9 (36.00%) WebStorm
10 8 (32.00%) TypeScript
10 8 (32.00%) OO
10 8 (32.00%) BPMN
10 8 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
10 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (28.00%) BDD
11 7 (28.00%) Scala
11 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (28.00%) XML Schema
11 7 (28.00%) CSS
11 7 (28.00%) C#

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.00%) Anypoint
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
3 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (20.00%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) Route 53
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (44.00%) Mercurial
3 9 (36.00%) IntelliJ
3 9 (36.00%) WebStorm
4 8 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (24.00%) JUnit
5 6 (24.00%) Maven
5 6 (24.00%) Mockito
6 5 (20.00%) Grunt
6 5 (20.00%) gulp
6 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (12.00%) PhantomJS
8 2 (8.00%) Mocha
9 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
9 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (4.00%) Subversion
9 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
1 13 (52.00%) Spring
2 12 (48.00%) HTML5
3 10 (40.00%) jQuery
3 10 (40.00%) JSON
3 10 (40.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) XML Schema
5 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (24.00%) JPA
5 6 (24.00%) Node.js
6 5 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (16.00%) Ajax
7 4 (16.00%) SOAP
7 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
7 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (28.00%) User Experience
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (16.00%) Graphic Design
5 2 (8.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (60.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) BPMN
4 8 (32.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) BDD
5 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (24.00%) Information Security
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) UX Design
9 3 (12.00%) API Design
9 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
10 2 (8.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) TypeScript
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) Scala
5 6 (24.00%) Groovy
6 4 (16.00%) Dart
7 3 (12.00%) ECMAScript
7 3 (12.00%) ES6
7 3 (12.00%) Python
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby
9 1 (4.00%) C
9 1 (4.00%) C++
9 1 (4.00%) Erlang
9 1 (4.00%) Haskell
9 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) webMethods
3 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
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