The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 97 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.31% 0.47% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.48% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
456 337 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.52% 31.67% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 237 163
Average daily rate £330 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Average hourly rate £37.04 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.92% -68.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Leeds region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Leeds region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 47 (54.65%) Java
2 45 (52.33%) HTML
3 34 (39.53%) Hibernate
3 34 (39.53%) Linux
4 33 (38.37%) UNIX
4 33 (38.37%) Mac OS X
4 33 (38.37%) Web Design
5 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (37.21%) MongoDB
5 32 (37.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 31 (36.05%) JAX-RS
6 31 (36.05%) HTTP
7 30 (34.88%) Relational Database
8 29 (33.72%) Apex Code
8 29 (33.72%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (31.40%) Release Management
9 27 (31.40%) Integration Testing
9 27 (31.40%) Neo4j
9 27 (31.40%) System Integration Testing
10 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
11 18 (20.93%) SOAP
12 16 (18.60%) TDD
13 15 (17.44%) BDD
14 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.12%) Subversion
16 11 (12.79%) JSON
17 10 (11.63%) .NET
17 10 (11.63%) Web Services
17 10 (11.63%) CSS
18 9 (10.47%) CRM

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.33%) SAS
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.05%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Intranet
2 2 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.21%) MongoDB
2 30 (34.88%) Relational Database
3 27 (31.40%) Neo4j
4 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.33%) OLAP
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) MOLAP
6 2 (2.33%) ROLAP
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.12%) Subversion
3 3 (3.49%) Maven
3 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.33%) Mockito
4 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.16%) QUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
5 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 76 (88.37%) Developer
2 39 (45.35%) Java Developer
3 29 (33.72%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Technical Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Data Analytics Architect
8 2 (2.33%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.16%) QA Leader
9 1 (1.16%) User Experience Architect
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 1 (1.16%) iOS Developer
9 1 (1.16%) Agile Coach
9 1 (1.16%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) HTML
2 34 (39.53%) Hibernate
3 31 (36.05%) JAX-RS
4 18 (20.93%) SOAP
5 11 (12.79%) JSON
6 10 (11.63%) .NET
6 10 (11.63%) CSS
6 10 (11.63%) Web Services
7 9 (10.47%) XML
7 9 (10.47%) Spring
8 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.81%) Visualforce
10 4 (4.65%) jQuery
11 3 (3.49%) Spring MVC
11 3 (3.49%) WCF
11 3 (3.49%) Grails
11 3 (3.49%) Django
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.49%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.33%) Replication
1 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
1 2 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.16%) Blog
2 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.16%) PKI
2 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.16%) NHS
2 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Linux
2 33 (38.37%) Mac OS X
2 33 (38.37%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Web Design
2 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.21%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (31.40%) System Integration Testing
3 27 (31.40%) Release Management
3 27 (31.40%) Integration Testing
4 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
5 16 (18.60%) TDD
6 15 (17.44%) BDD
7 9 (10.47%) CRM
7 9 (10.47%) Web Development
8 8 (9.30%) MVC
9 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.81%) Analytics
10 5 (5.81%) Scrum
10 5 (5.81%) Web Analytics
11 4 (4.65%) Open Source
11 4 (4.65%) Kanban
11 4 (4.65%) Pair Programming
12 3 (3.49%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) Java
2 29 (33.72%) Apex Code
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.47%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) Ruby
5 2 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) PHP
6 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.16%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 2 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) Splunk
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