Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 63 25
Rank change year-on-year +30 -38 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 58 36 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.87% 2.63% 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.85% 8.89% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 31
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £339 £166 £344
90th Percentile £545 £483 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.23 £42.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +8.77% +34.92% -13.70%

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 325 405 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.29% 29.56% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 204 194
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.57% -8.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% -2.86%
10th Percentile £15.00 £29.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £77.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +15.28% -1.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 21 £425 -5.56% 24
Peterborough +19 19 £400 +134.26% 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (62.07%) Java
1 36 (62.07%) Web Services
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
3 22 (37.93%) JSON
4 20 (34.48%) Mule
4 20 (34.48%) E-Commerce
5 19 (32.76%) SOAP
6 18 (31.03%) J2EE
7 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 13 (22.41%) .NET
8 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.97%) Spring
9 11 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (15.52%) Scrum
10 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
10 9 (15.52%) SQL
10 9 (15.52%) Linux
11 8 (13.79%) HTML
12 7 (12.07%) MySQL
12 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.07%) Unix
12 7 (12.07%) Apache Camel
12 7 (12.07%) Microservices
13 6 (10.34%) Over-the-Top Content
13 6 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (10.34%) Mobile App

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 20 (34.48%) Mule
2 6 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) WildFly
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.72%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) Office 365
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
1 6 (10.34%) Firewall
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
1 6 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.34%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) Broadband
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (8.62%) Apache Hive
3 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) GIS
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.72%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.72%) Redis
6 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) GitLab
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Hudson
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) Mockito
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) git-flow
5 1 (1.72%) JBehave
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Publishing
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Integration Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Backend Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Data Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) Web Services
2 22 (37.93%) JSON
3 19 (32.76%) SOAP
4 18 (31.03%) J2EE
5 13 (22.41%) .NET
6 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.97%) Spring
7 8 (13.79%) HTML
8 7 (12.07%) Apache Camel
9 6 (10.34%) CSS
9 6 (10.34%) OAuth
10 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
10 5 (8.62%) jQuery
10 5 (8.62%) LAMP
10 5 (8.62%) React
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.90%) NHibernate
11 4 (6.90%) WCF
12 3 (5.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
1 6 (10.34%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
5 1 (1.72%) New Media
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.17%) Android
4 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
3 20 (34.48%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.07%) Microservices
6 6 (10.34%) DRM
7 5 (8.62%) Analytics
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) DevOps
7 5 (8.62%) ETL
7 5 (8.62%) High Availability
7 5 (8.62%) MVC
8 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.90%) RAD
9 3 (5.17%) Android Development
9 3 (5.17%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.17%) Release Management
9 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (8.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.62%) Talend
3 2 (3.45%) Google
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.72%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft