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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 30 66
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36  
Contract jobs citing REST 16 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.70% 5.55% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.36% 15.94% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 11
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £436 £400
% change year-on-year -2.57% +9.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 171 207 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.89% 34.79% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 505 626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 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 28 June 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 -4 14 £400 - 13
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (74.42%) JavaScript
2 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (60.47%) Git (software)
4 26 (60.47%) Java
5 24 (55.81%) TDD
6 21 (48.84%) JSON
7 18 (41.86%) Spring
7 18 (41.86%) Node.js
8 17 (39.53%) .NET
8 17 (39.53%) SQL
9 16 (37.21%) HTML
10 15 (34.88%) MVC
10 15 (34.88%) HTML5
10 15 (34.88%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (32.56%) Mercurial
11 14 (32.56%) Scrum
12 13 (30.23%) Linux
12 13 (30.23%) Python
13 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
13 12 (27.91%) jQuery
14 11 (25.58%) Ubuntu
14 11 (25.58%) Kanban
14 11 (25.58%) OO
14 11 (25.58%) SOA
14 11 (25.58%) XML
14 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
14 11 (25.58%) SSL
14 11 (25.58%) IntelliJ
14 11 (25.58%) WebStorm

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 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (13.95%) OmniGraffle
1 6 (13.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (16.28%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) IaaS
1 10 (23.26%) PaaS
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.33%) GitHub
5 1 (2.33%) Route 53
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SSL
1 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
1 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Git (software)
2 14 (32.56%) Mercurial
3 11 (25.58%) IntelliJ
3 11 (25.58%) WebStorm
4 10 (23.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
6 7 (16.28%) Grunt
6 7 (16.28%) gulp
6 7 (16.28%) Jasmine
6 7 (16.28%) JUnit
6 7 (16.28%) Maven
6 7 (16.28%) Mockito
7 4 (9.30%) PhantomJS
8 3 (6.98%) Mocha
9 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.33%) Subversion
9 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) JSON
2 18 (41.86%) Node.js
2 18 (41.86%) Spring
3 17 (39.53%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) HTML
5 15 (34.88%) HTML5
6 12 (27.91%) jQuery
7 11 (25.58%) XML
8 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 8 (18.60%) XML Schema
10 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
10 7 (16.28%) CSS3
10 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
10 7 (16.28%) JPA
11 5 (11.63%) Ajax
11 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (9.30%) PhoneGap
12 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (9.30%) RESTful
12 4 (9.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (18.60%) User Experience
3 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
4 6 (13.95%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.65%) Life Science
5 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.33%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Ubuntu
3 10 (23.26%) CoreOS
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (55.81%) TDD
4 15 (34.88%) MVC
5 14 (32.56%) Scrum
6 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
7 11 (25.58%) Kanban
7 11 (25.58%) OO
7 11 (25.58%) SOA
8 10 (23.26%) BPMN
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (18.60%) BDD
9 8 (18.60%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (16.28%) Information Security
10 7 (16.28%) Open Source
10 7 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
11 6 (13.95%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
4 13 (30.23%) Python
5 9 (20.93%) TypeScript
6 8 (18.60%) C#
6 8 (18.60%) Scala
7 7 (16.28%) Groovy
8 5 (11.63%) Dart
9 4 (9.30%) ECMAScript
9 4 (9.30%) ES6
10 3 (6.98%) C++
11 2 (4.65%) C
12 1 (2.33%) Erlang
12 1 (2.33%) Haskell
12 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
12 1 (2.33%) PHP
12 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.33%) Ruby
12 1 (2.33%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) webMethods
3 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
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