Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 26 48
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 44 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.14% 6.07% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.43% 18.04% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 42
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £390 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £169 £314 £306
90th Percentile £486 £525 £471
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £31.70 £36.50
% change year-on-year +38.01% -13.15% -

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 422 377 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.14% 33.63% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 188 370
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +6.29%
10th Percentile £285 £252 £263
90th Percentile £504 £550 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £44.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.73% +1.43%
10th Percentile £20.41 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £93.25 £47.43 £59.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -25 15 £400 - 4
Peterborough -1 12 £171 -51.21% 2
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) Java
3 24 (54.55%) JSON
4 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 17 (38.64%) TDD
6 14 (31.82%) .NET
7 13 (29.55%) Mule
8 12 (27.27%) Web Services
8 12 (27.27%) Node.js
9 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 11 (25.00%) C#
9 11 (25.00%) Spring
9 11 (25.00%) OAuth
10 10 (22.73%) SQL
10 10 (22.73%) Docker
11 9 (20.45%) Kubernetes
11 9 (20.45%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) SOAP
11 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
12 8 (18.18%) Finance
13 7 (15.91%) Python
13 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
13 7 (15.91%) J2EE
13 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
14 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
14 6 (13.64%) BDD
14 6 (13.64%) C++
14 6 (13.64%) WebLogic

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 13 (29.55%) Mule
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.36%) Mule ESB
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) SAS
6 1 (2.27%) Anypoint
6 1 (2.27%) CMS
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (4.55%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) SSL
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) JUnit
3 4 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 4 (9.09%) WebStorm
4 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Grunt
5 2 (4.55%) gulp
5 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.55%) Mockito
5 2 (4.55%) NUnit
5 2 (4.55%) PhantomJS
5 2 (4.55%) RSpec
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.27%) FishEye
6 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.36%) Python Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Developer
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) JSON
2 14 (31.82%) .NET
3 12 (27.27%) Node.js
3 12 (27.27%) Web Services
4 11 (25.00%) OAuth
4 11 (25.00%) Spring
5 9 (20.45%) SOAP
5 9 (20.45%) XML
6 7 (15.91%) J2EE
7 5 (11.36%) Apache Camel
7 5 (11.36%) CSS
7 5 (11.36%) HTML
7 5 (11.36%) HTML5
7 5 (11.36%) jQuery
8 4 (9.09%) XML Schema
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.82%) XSLT
10 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
10 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.82%) LIMS
3 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.27%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) TDD
3 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) BDD
5 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (9.09%) MVC
7 4 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.82%) SOA
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Python
6 6 (13.64%) C++
7 5 (11.36%) TypeScript
8 4 (9.09%) PHP
9 3 (6.82%) Dart
9 3 (6.82%) Ruby
9 3 (6.82%) Scala
10 2 (4.55%) C
10 2 (4.55%) ECMAScript
10 2 (4.55%) Groovy
11 1 (2.27%) Clojure
11 1 (2.27%) Erlang
11 1 (2.27%) Haskell
11 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.27%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft