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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 16 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.51% 1.99% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 6.02% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Average daily rate
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£650 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £334 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
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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
288 299 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.22% 33.04% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 213 169
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 7 (33.33%) Ajax
5 7 (33.33%) JSON
5 7 (33.33%) COBIT
5 7 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) CMMI
6 6 (28.57%) MySQL
6 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 6 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (23.81%) Law
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) J2EE
8 4 (19.05%) XSD
8 4 (19.05%) JSP
8 4 (19.05%) SOAP
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) Node.js
1 1 (4.76%) Liferay
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) SQLite
4 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Head of Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Django Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
4 7 (33.33%) Ajax
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
4 7 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) J2EE
7 4 (19.05%) XSD
7 4 (19.05%) JSP
7 4 (19.05%) SOAP
7 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
7 4 (19.05%) JPA
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 3 (14.29%) Play Framework
8 3 (14.29%) Django
9 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 7 (33.33%) CMMI
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Android Development
8 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Scala
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
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