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 3 months to 29 March 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 47 58
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Contract jobs citing REST 27 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.00% 2.22% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.42% 6.93% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 2
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 155 202 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.70% 31.96% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 122 109
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £33.60 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% +0.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 12 £350 -2.77% 7
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 27 (48.21%) Java
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (44.64%) Node.js
5 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (39.29%) .NET
5 22 (39.29%) Linux
6 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 20 (35.71%) TDD
7 20 (35.71%) JSON
7 20 (35.71%) E-Commerce
8 18 (32.14%) SQL
8 18 (32.14%) MongoDB
9 17 (30.36%) Docker
10 16 (28.57%) IaaS
10 16 (28.57%) Python
10 16 (28.57%) Scrum
10 16 (28.57%) PaaS
11 14 (25.00%) Spring
11 14 (25.00%) MVC
11 14 (25.00%) C#
12 12 (21.43%) HTTP
12 12 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (19.64%) SOA
13 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (17.86%) Kanban
14 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
14 10 (17.86%) SSL

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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 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.36%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (5.36%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) IaaS
1 16 (28.57%) PaaS
2 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) HTTP
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) SSL
2 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 6 (10.71%) IntelliJ
3 6 (10.71%) JUnit
3 6 (10.71%) WebStorm
4 5 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Mockito
5 3 (5.36%) Grunt
5 3 (5.36%) gulp
5 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.36%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) NUnit
6 2 (3.57%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Mocha
7 1 (1.79%) RSpec
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Node.js Developer
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.71%) MongoDB Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) Node.js
2 22 (39.29%) .NET
3 20 (35.71%) JSON
4 14 (25.00%) Spring
5 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.07%) HTML
7 8 (14.29%) HTML5
7 8 (14.29%) XML
8 7 (12.50%) jQuery
9 6 (10.71%) CSS
9 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.71%) JPA
10 5 (8.93%) Django
11 4 (7.14%) CSS3
11 4 (7.14%) Web Services
11 4 (7.14%) XML Schema
12 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (5.36%) SOAP
12 3 (5.36%) Spring MVC
12 3 (5.36%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Life Science
3 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
3 10 (17.86%) CoreOS
4 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 4 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 20 (35.71%) TDD
4 16 (28.57%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) MVC
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (19.64%) SOA
8 10 (17.86%) Kanban
8 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.50%) OO
10 5 (8.93%) BDD
10 5 (8.93%) BPMN
10 5 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (7.14%) Front End Development
11 4 (7.14%) Information Security
11 4 (7.14%) Open Source
11 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 27 (48.21%) Java
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) Python
5 14 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) Groovy
6 5 (8.93%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) PHP
9 2 (3.57%) Dart
9 2 (3.57%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.79%) ES6
10 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) webMethods