Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 38 47
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 +39
Contract jobs citing REST 38 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.55% 4.40% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.95% 13.73% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 23
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £525 £515 £458
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £531
% change year-on-year +11.11% -23.76% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50

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 318 357 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.72% 32.05% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 185 238
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £219 £296
90th Percentile £525 £515 £532
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23.65 £15.55 £18.50
90th Percentile £100.00 £44.00 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -6.25%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -10 14 £433 +23.57% 22
Peterborough - 8 £400 - 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) JSON
2 27 (71.05%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) XML
4 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 17 (44.74%) TDD
5 14 (36.84%) .NET
6 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
7 11 (28.95%) Web Services
7 11 (28.95%) Node.js
7 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
8 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 10 (26.32%) Spring
8 10 (26.32%) C#
9 9 (23.68%) OAuth
9 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
9 9 (23.68%) Docker
9 9 (23.68%) Kubernetes
10 7 (18.42%) PHP
10 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.42%) Mule
10 7 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (15.79%) Java 8
11 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
11 6 (15.79%) HTML5
11 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (15.79%) Mercurial
11 6 (15.79%) Scala
11 6 (15.79%) HTML

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 (18.42%) Mule
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
2 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) DB2
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Mercurial
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.16%) IntelliJ
3 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) JUnit
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) Mockito
3 5 (13.16%) WebStorm
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Integration Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Developer
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) JSON
2 18 (47.37%) XML
3 14 (36.84%) .NET
4 11 (28.95%) Node.js
4 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 10 (26.32%) Spring
6 9 (23.68%) OAuth
7 6 (15.79%) CSS
7 6 (15.79%) HTML
7 6 (15.79%) HTML5
7 6 (15.79%) XML Schema
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
9 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.53%) Apache Camel
9 4 (10.53%) J2EE
9 4 (10.53%) SOAP
10 3 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (5.26%) Express
11 2 (5.26%) LDAP
11 2 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.89%) LIMS
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
4 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 6 (15.79%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Information Security
6 5 (13.16%) MVC
6 5 (13.16%) Open Source
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.53%) Microservices
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) ERP
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) PHP
5 6 (15.79%) Java 8
5 6 (15.79%) Scala
6 5 (13.16%) Groovy
7 4 (10.53%) C++
8 3 (7.89%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Clojure
9 1 (2.63%) Dart
9 1 (2.63%) Elixir
9 1 (2.63%) Erlang
9 1 (2.63%) Haskell
9 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) PHP 7
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle