Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 21 51
Rank change year-on-year -27 +30 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 14 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.98% 6.34% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.33% 19.80% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 35
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £310 £330
90th Percentile £528 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £390 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 191 202 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.05% 32.01% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 121 248
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £496
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
3 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (28.57%) WebStorm
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) IntelliJ
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) LIMS
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) XML Schema
5 3 (21.43%) PHP

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 2 (14.29%) Mule
1 2 (14.29%) Mule ESB
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Anypoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (14.29%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 4 (28.57%) WebStorm
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Mockito
2 2 (14.29%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) XML Schema
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 2 (14.29%) JPA
5 2 (14.29%) OAuth
5 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 3 (21.43%) LIMS
3 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 3 (21.43%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) SOLID
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) UX Design
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Dart
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) ECMAScript
6 2 (14.29%) Groovy
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) Clojure
7 1 (7.14%) Elixir
7 1 (7.14%) Erlang
7 1 (7.14%) Haskell
7 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft