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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 43 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.98% 0.93% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.88% 2.76% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £49.83 -
% change year-on-year
-35.77% -
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
362 326 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.49% 33.78% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 194 143
Average daily rate £350 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 53 (73.61%) HTML
2 50 (69.44%) Java
3 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (48.61%) Hibernate
5 34 (47.22%) MongoDB
6 30 (41.67%) UNIX
6 30 (41.67%) Web Design
7 29 (40.28%) Linux
7 29 (40.28%) Mac OS X
7 29 (40.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 25 (34.72%) Neo4j
8 25 (34.72%) JAX-RS
8 25 (34.72%) Relational Database
8 25 (34.72%) HTTP
9 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
9 17 (23.61%) TDD
9 17 (23.61%) JSON
9 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
10 16 (22.22%) Subversion
11 15 (20.83%) Mentoring
12 14 (19.44%) Ajax
13 13 (18.06%) CSS
14 12 (16.67%) C#
14 12 (16.67%) MVC
14 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 11 (15.28%) BDD
15 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (15.28%) SQL
16 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
16 10 (13.89%) SOAP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (6.94%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Drupal
2 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Liferay
2 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) HTTP
2 5 (6.94%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) CTI
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) MongoDB
2 25 (34.72%) Neo4j
2 25 (34.72%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.33%) MySQL
5 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.94%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.39%) SQLite
8 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.22%) Subversion
3 5 (6.94%) JUnit
3 5 (6.94%) JMeter
3 5 (6.94%) QUnit
3 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.56%) Selenium
5 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) Grunt
General
1 5 (6.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 42 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Head of Architecture
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Tester
7 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Python Developer
9 1 (1.39%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.39%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.39%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (73.61%) HTML
2 35 (48.61%) Hibernate
3 25 (34.72%) JAX-RS
4 17 (23.61%) JSON
5 14 (19.44%) Ajax
6 13 (18.06%) CSS
7 10 (13.89%) SOAP
7 10 (13.89%) jQuery
8 9 (12.50%) HTML5
8 9 (12.50%) CSS3
8 9 (12.50%) XML
9 8 (11.11%) .NET
9 8 (11.11%) J2EE
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
10 7 (9.72%) Web Services
10 7 (9.72%) JPA
11 5 (6.94%) Drools
11 5 (6.94%) Mustache
11 5 (6.94%) Apache Camel
11 5 (6.94%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) PKI
1 5 (6.94%) Smartcard
2 3 (4.17%) IVR
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) UNIX
2 29 (40.28%) Linux
2 29 (40.28%) Mac OS X
3 5 (6.94%) Android
3 5 (6.94%) CentOS
4 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) Web Design
3 29 (40.28%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (23.61%) TDD
4 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
5 15 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 12 (16.67%) MVC
7 11 (15.28%) BDD
8 9 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 8 (11.11%) CMMI
10 7 (9.72%) CRM
10 7 (9.72%) Web Development
11 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (8.33%) OO
12 5 (6.94%) Workflow
12 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
12 5 (6.94%) Release Management
12 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
13 4 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) C#
3 11 (15.28%) SQL
4 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.72%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 5 (6.94%) Apex Code
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 3 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) COBIT
2 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) OpenIDM
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
1 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco
1 5 (6.94%) Splunk
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.39%) Mercator
4 1 (1.39%) Perforce
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
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