Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -34 +4 +52
Contract jobs citing REST 31 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.42% 5.20% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 15.41% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 34
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +7.64% +2.86%
10th Percentile £162 £303 £305
90th Percentile £488 £525 £510
East of England median daily rate £450 £388 £500
% change year-on-year +16.13% -22.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.74% -

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 393 357 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.63% 33.74% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 164 282
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £269
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32.50 £15.75 £37.45
90th Percentile £95.50 £46.83 £60.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.66% -1.85%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Peterborough -4 12 £170 -50.00% 2
Cambridge -28 9 £390 -2.50% 23
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) JSON
4 14 (45.16%) .NET
5 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 13 (41.94%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) C#
7 10 (32.26%) OAuth
7 10 (32.26%) Node.js
8 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
8 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
8 9 (29.03%) Docker
8 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
9 8 (25.81%) SOAP
9 8 (25.81%) Web Services
9 8 (25.81%) XML
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
10 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
10 7 (22.58%) SQL
10 7 (22.58%) JBoss
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) PHP
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
11 6 (19.35%) Mule
12 5 (16.13%) C++
12 5 (16.13%) MySQL
12 5 (16.13%) Apache
13 4 (12.90%) Python
13 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling

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 7 (22.58%) JBoss
1 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
2 6 (19.35%) Mule
3 5 (16.13%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) Mule ESB
5 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.23%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
1 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) RSpec
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
3 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Developer
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) JSON
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) Node.js
3 10 (32.26%) OAuth
4 8 (25.81%) SOAP
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.45%) LAMP
6 2 (6.45%) LDAP
6 2 (6.45%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) WPF
6 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
6 2 (6.45%) XSLT
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
1 3 (9.68%) LIMS
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) TDD
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (6.45%) Microservices
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) C#
4 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) C++
7 4 (12.90%) Python
8 2 (6.45%) Ruby
9 1 (3.23%) C
9 1 (3.23%) Clojure
9 1 (3.23%) Dart
9 1 (3.23%) Elixir
9 1 (3.23%) Erlang
9 1 (3.23%) Haskell
9 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
9 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.23%) Rust
9 1 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft