Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 July 2018 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +42
Contract jobs citing REST 46 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.30% 3.98% 4.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.81% 13.99% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 32
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £345 £325 £290
90th Percentile £525 £515 £487
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
East of England median hourly rate £59.38 - £31.27

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 291 336 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.22% 28.45% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 157 267
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £208 £303
90th Percentile £525 £506 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 £33.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.75% +19.05% -10.40%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.95 £14.70
90th Percentile £49.50 £45.60 £51.50
East of England median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £33.60
% change year-on-year -9.33% +11.61% -7.31%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Cambridgeshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Cambridgeshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Cambridgeshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Cambridgeshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 16 £450 +12.50% 20
Peterborough - 13 £400 - 4
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 36 (78.26%) Java
2 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) JSON
3 28 (60.87%) Web Services
4 23 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 19 (41.30%) Mule
7 14 (30.43%) J2EE
8 13 (28.26%) XML
8 13 (28.26%) Spring
9 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.39%) HTML
10 8 (17.39%) .NET
10 8 (17.39%) SOAP
10 8 (17.39%) CSS
10 8 (17.39%) MVC
11 7 (15.22%) TDD
11 7 (15.22%) JUnit
11 7 (15.22%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
11 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
11 7 (15.22%) Mockito
12 6 (13.04%) HTML5
12 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
12 6 (13.04%) Oracle
12 6 (13.04%) Scrum
13 5 (10.87%) Information Security
13 5 (10.87%) Maven
13 5 (10.87%) OO
13 5 (10.87%) IntelliJ

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 19 (41.30%) Mule
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.22%) JUnit
1 7 (15.22%) Mockito
2 5 (10.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (10.87%) IntelliJ
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 5 (10.87%) Mercurial
2 5 (10.87%) WebStorm
3 1 (2.17%) GitLab
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Integration Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) JSON
1 28 (60.87%) Web Services
2 14 (30.43%) J2EE
3 13 (28.26%) Spring
3 13 (28.26%) XML
4 8 (17.39%) .NET
4 8 (17.39%) CSS
4 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 8 (17.39%) SOAP
5 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
6 6 (13.04%) HTML5
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) XML Schema
8 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.52%) Sass
10 2 (4.35%) Express
10 2 (4.35%) JAX-RS
10 2 (4.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 7 (15.22%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security
7 5 (10.87%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) Open Source
8 4 (8.70%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) ERP
9 3 (6.52%) Microservices
10 2 (4.35%) API Development
10 2 (4.35%) RAD
10 2 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) Groovy
3 5 (10.87%) Java 8
3 5 (10.87%) Scala
4 4 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.17%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Talend