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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 50 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing REST 50 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.68% 1.73% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.44% 4.56% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
REST
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
437 461 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.20% 37.88% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 334 160
Average daily rate £350 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 60 (54.55%) Java
2 59 (53.64%) HTML
3 46 (41.82%) Web Design
4 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (39.09%) Linux
5 43 (39.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 42 (38.18%) UNIX
6 42 (38.18%) Mac OS X
7 40 (36.36%) HTTP
7 40 (36.36%) Hibernate
8 39 (35.45%) Relational Database
9 38 (34.55%) MongoDB
10 36 (32.73%) JAX-RS
11 35 (31.82%) Apex Code
11 35 (31.82%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (30.00%) Release Management
12 33 (30.00%) Integration Testing
13 32 (29.09%) Neo4j
14 29 (26.36%) TDD
15 26 (23.64%) BDD
16 24 (21.82%) Subversion
16 24 (21.82%) Git (software)
17 23 (20.91%) Configuration Management
18 22 (20.00%) SOAP
19 17 (15.45%) C#
20 16 (14.55%) .NET
21 15 (13.64%) CRM
21 15 (13.64%) Web Development
21 15 (13.64%) JSON
22 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SPSS
2 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.36%) HTTP
2 3 (2.73%) CTI
3 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) Intranet
3 2 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.45%) Relational Database
2 38 (34.55%) MongoDB
3 32 (29.09%) Neo4j
4 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.82%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.82%) ROLAP
6 2 (1.82%) MOLAP
6 2 (1.82%) OLAP
6 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (21.82%) Subversion
1 24 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.73%) Maven
3 2 (1.82%) JMeter
3 2 (1.82%) JUnit
3 2 (1.82%) QUnit
3 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.82%) Mockito
4 1 (0.91%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (90.00%) Developer
2 53 (48.18%) Java Developer
3 35 (31.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 15 (13.64%) Technical Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Architect
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Technical Architect
9 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Consultant
9 2 (1.82%) Data Architect
9 2 (1.82%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Data Analytics Architect
10 1 (0.91%) User Experience Architect
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
10 1 (0.91%) Android Developer
10 1 (0.91%) Agile Coach
10 1 (0.91%) Sitecore Developer
10 1 (0.91%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.64%) HTML
2 40 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 36 (32.73%) JAX-RS
4 22 (20.00%) SOAP
5 16 (14.55%) .NET
6 15 (13.64%) JSON
7 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET
8 13 (11.82%) CSS
8 13 (11.82%) Web Services
9 10 (9.09%) XML
9 10 (9.09%) Spring
10 6 (5.45%) jQuery
10 6 (5.45%) WCF
11 5 (4.55%) Visualforce
12 4 (3.64%) J2EE
12 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (2.73%) JPA
13 3 (2.73%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.73%) Backbone.js
13 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.73%) Open Source
1 3 (2.73%) User Experience
2 2 (1.82%) PKI
2 2 (1.82%) Replication
2 2 (1.82%) IVR
2 2 (1.82%) Taxonomies
2 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.82%) Smartcard
2 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.91%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Linux
2 42 (38.18%) UNIX
2 42 (38.18%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.64%) Android
4 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.82%) CentOS
5 2 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.82%) Web Design
2 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 33 (30.00%) Release Management
4 33 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 29 (26.36%) TDD
6 26 (23.64%) BDD
7 23 (20.91%) Configuration Management
8 15 (13.64%) CRM
8 15 (13.64%) Web Development
9 12 (10.91%) MVC
10 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.36%) SOA
11 5 (4.55%) Analytics
11 5 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.55%) Kanban
11 5 (4.55%) Pair Programming
11 5 (4.55%) Scrum
11 5 (4.55%) Web Analytics
12 4 (3.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.55%) Java
2 35 (31.82%) Apex Code
3 17 (15.45%) C#
4 12 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.36%) SQL
6 5 (4.55%) Ruby
7 4 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (1.82%) Avaya
4 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.82%) SAP
4 2 (1.82%) Splunk
5 1 (0.91%) Perforce
5 1 (0.91%) Sitecore