Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 59 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - - -35
Contract jobs citing REST 12 0 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.60% - 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.92% - 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
10th Percentile £258 - £383
25th Percentile £400 - £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 - £600
Median % change year-on-year - - +33.33%
75th Percentile £563 - £700
90th Percentile £605 - £706
East of England median daily rate £498 £500 £538
% change year-on-year -0.50% -6.98% +26.47%

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 121 79 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.11% 22.01% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 151
10th Percentile £325 £270 £325
25th Percentile £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £588 £544
90th Percentile £600 £725 £638
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.11% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
10th Percentile £16.00 £47.13 £41.10
25th Percentile £21.63 £48.44 £41.25
Median hourly rate £26.96 £51.25 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year -47.40% +19.19% -1.71%
75th Percentile £30.21 £53.44 £45.25
90th Percentile - £54.38 £45.70
East of England median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -2.00% +1.01% +12.50%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Cambridgeshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for REST in Cambridgeshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for REST in Cambridgeshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing REST in Cambridgeshire.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge - 11 £450 - 13
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 10 (83.33%) React
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Full Stack Development
4 6 (50.00%) Node.js
4 6 (50.00%) AWS
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
6 4 (33.33%) Serverless
6 4 (33.33%) CI/CD
6 4 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (33.33%) Terraform
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Microservices
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) Azure
6 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (25.00%) Akamai
7 3 (25.00%) Jenkins

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 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) AWS
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Serverless
3 3 (25.00%) Akamai
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (16.67%) Algolia
4 2 (16.67%) Amplience
4 2 (16.67%) CloudFront
4 2 (16.67%) GCP
4 2 (16.67%) GitHub
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) git-flow
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Presentation Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) React Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) React
2 6 (50.00%) Node.js
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) GraphQL
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Java EE
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Kendo UI
5 2 (16.67%) OAuth
5 2 (16.67%) OpenID
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Swagger
5 2 (16.67%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Full Stack Development
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) CI/CD
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Personalization
5 2 (16.67%) Presales
5 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Webhook
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Bash
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) Kotlin
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (8.33%) ES6
7 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Terraform
2 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Elastic Path
3 1 (8.33%) Coveo
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore