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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 55 33 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +40
Contract jobs citing REST 40 55 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.69% 4.83% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 14.18% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 2
Average daily rate £483 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £311 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £448 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
507 388 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.12% 34.06% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 276 228
Average daily rate £400 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 71 (77.17%) Java
2 68 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (41.30%) TDD
4 37 (40.22%) HTML
5 29 (31.52%) Linux
6 26 (28.26%) Spring
7 25 (27.17%) SOAP
7 25 (27.17%) Unix
8 24 (26.09%) JSON
9 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 21 (22.83%) MongoDB
11 20 (21.74%) BDD
11 20 (21.74%) Scala
11 20 (21.74%) Web Services
11 20 (21.74%) Mac OS X
12 18 (19.57%) Hibernate
13 17 (18.48%) XML
14 16 (17.39%) Oracle
14 16 (17.39%) Ruby
15 15 (16.30%) CSS
15 15 (16.30%) Tomcat
16 14 (15.22%) Apache
17 13 (14.13%) .NET
17 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
18 12 (13.04%) Internet
18 12 (13.04%) SQL
18 12 (13.04%) C#
18 12 (13.04%) HTTP
18 12 (13.04%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (16.30%) Tomcat
2 14 (15.22%) Apache
3 11 (11.96%) Node.js
4 9 (9.78%) nginx
5 6 (6.52%) JBoss
5 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.17%) CMS
8 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.09%) InDesign
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) HTTP
1 12 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) MongoDB
2 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.96%) MySQL
4 9 (9.78%) Redis
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (7.61%) Neo4j
6 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.09%) Big Data
11 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.09%) OLTP
11 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Mockito
2 11 (11.96%) Cucumber
2 11 (11.96%) Maven
3 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.78%) Subversion
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
6 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.26%) Appium
7 3 (3.26%) JUnit
8 2 (2.17%) Bundler
8 2 (2.17%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.17%) Firebug
8 2 (2.17%) Gemnasium
8 2 (2.17%) jMock
8 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.09%) Gradle
9 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.09%) JIRA
9 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (10.87%) Retail
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (71.74%) Developer
2 51 (55.43%) Java Developer
3 28 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 22 (23.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Architect
6 16 (17.39%) Agile Developer
7 15 (16.30%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (14.13%) Technical Architect
9 12 (13.04%) Senior Agile Developer
9 12 (13.04%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 11 (11.96%) Digital Developer
11 8 (8.70%) Senior Architect
12 6 (6.52%) Digital Architect
12 6 (6.52%) Digital Technical Architect
12 6 (6.52%) Senior Technical Architect
13 5 (5.43%) HTML Developer
13 5 (5.43%) Senior Digital Architect
13 5 (5.43%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
14 4 (4.35%) Analyst
14 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) HTML
2 26 (28.26%) Spring
3 25 (27.17%) SOAP
4 24 (26.09%) JSON
5 20 (21.74%) Web Services
6 18 (19.57%) Hibernate
7 17 (18.48%) XML
8 15 (16.30%) CSS
9 13 (14.13%) .NET
10 10 (10.87%) JAX-RS
11 9 (9.78%) HTML5
11 9 (9.78%) jQuery
12 7 (7.61%) Akka
12 7 (7.61%) Spring Boot
12 7 (7.61%) Spring Integration
12 7 (7.61%) XSD
13 6 (6.52%) Java EE
13 6 (6.52%) Middleware
13 6 (6.52%) RESTful
13 6 (6.52%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.09%) iPad
3 1 (1.09%) iPhone
3 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.09%) User Experience
3 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 25 (27.17%) Unix
3 20 (21.74%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.43%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.26%) Android
5 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.30%) TDD
3 20 (21.74%) BDD
4 12 (13.04%) SOA
5 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.96%) OO
5 11 (11.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (10.87%) Scrum
6 10 (10.87%) Web Design
7 8 (8.70%) MVC
7 8 (8.70%) Open Source
7 8 (8.70%) Web Development
8 7 (7.61%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.61%) OOP
9 6 (6.52%) B2B
9 6 (6.52%) BPEL
9 6 (6.52%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.43%) SDLC
10 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (77.17%) Java
2 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.74%) Scala
4 16 (17.39%) Ruby
5 12 (13.04%) C#
5 12 (13.04%) SQL
6 10 (10.87%) Python
7 7 (7.61%) PHP
8 6 (6.52%) Perl
9 3 (3.26%) VB
10 2 (2.17%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.17%) FQL
10 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) ES6
11 1 (1.09%) R
11 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) WCAG
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) Adobe
3 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.17%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.09%) Apigee
4 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix
4 1 (1.09%) F5
4 1 (1.09%) Google
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Mashery
4 1 (1.09%) Nokia
4 1 (1.09%) Tableau
4 1 (1.09%) Teradata
4 1 (1.09%) VMware