The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 67 42 66
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing REST 18 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 3.53% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.11% 11.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 0
Average daily rate £325 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
438 237 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.53% 30.98% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 143 157
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 19 (70.37%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SOAP
3 14 (51.85%) XML
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
6 10 (37.04%) Spring
6 10 (37.04%) Maven
7 9 (33.33%) jQuery
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) OO
9 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
9 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (25.93%) JMS
9 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 6 (22.22%) PHP
10 6 (22.22%) J2EE
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
10 6 (22.22%) Apache Camel
11 5 (18.52%) XSD
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
11 5 (18.52%) MVC
12 4 (14.81%) Blackberry

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Maven
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) PhoneGap
3 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Xcode
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) SOAP
2 14 (51.85%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
4 10 (37.04%) Spring
5 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) JMS
7 6 (22.22%) J2EE
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) Apache Camel
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) XSD
9 4 (14.81%) JPA
9 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 3 (11.11%) Sencha Touch
10 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (11.11%) CSS3
10 3 (11.11%) OpenGL
10 3 (11.11%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 3 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) CMMI
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 6 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) XAML
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 3 (11.11%) QNX
3 3 (11.11%) Zend
3 3 (11.11%) Sencha
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) Perforce
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