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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing REST 45 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.69% 1.09% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 3.67% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £738 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.37% +145.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
543 300 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.48% 29.67% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 206 197
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 57 (77.03%) Java
2 52 (70.27%) HTML
3 50 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (51.35%) Linux
5 35 (47.30%) UNIX
5 35 (47.30%) TDD
6 33 (44.59%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (43.24%) MongoDB
7 32 (43.24%) Web Design
8 31 (41.89%) HTTP
8 31 (41.89%) Mac OS X
9 30 (40.54%) Relational Database
10 28 (37.84%) BDD
10 28 (37.84%) JAX-RS
11 24 (32.43%) Neo4j
12 23 (31.08%) Git (software)
12 23 (31.08%) Hibernate
13 22 (29.73%) Subversion
14 17 (22.97%) Web Development
14 17 (22.97%) Web Services
14 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
15 15 (20.27%) .NET
16 14 (18.92%) CSS
16 14 (18.92%) SOAP
17 13 (17.57%) XML
17 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
18 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
18 12 (16.22%) C#
18 12 (16.22%) Maven
18 12 (16.22%) Mockito

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.76%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.41%) Node.js
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.89%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) MongoDB
2 30 (40.54%) Relational Database
3 24 (32.43%) Neo4j
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Git (software)
2 22 (29.73%) Subversion
3 12 (16.22%) Maven
3 12 (16.22%) Mockito
3 12 (16.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.35%) JMeter
5 1 (1.35%) NUnit
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (78.38%) Developer
2 46 (62.16%) Java Developer
3 5 (6.76%) Architect
4 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
4 4 (5.41%) Consultant
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (4.05%) Android Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (2.70%) iOS Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Programmer
7 1 (1.35%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (1.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (70.27%) HTML
2 28 (37.84%) JAX-RS
3 23 (31.08%) Hibernate
4 17 (22.97%) Web Services
5 15 (20.27%) .NET
6 14 (18.92%) CSS
6 14 (18.92%) SOAP
7 13 (17.57%) XML
8 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
9 10 (13.51%) JSON
10 9 (12.16%) Spring
11 7 (9.46%) XSD
12 6 (8.11%) WSDL
12 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.11%) jQuery
12 6 (8.11%) HTML5
13 5 (6.76%) Entity Framework
13 5 (6.76%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (6.76%) WSRP
13 5 (6.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) Blog
3 1 (1.35%) iPhone
3 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (51.35%) Linux
2 35 (47.30%) UNIX
3 31 (41.89%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) TDD
3 33 (44.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 32 (43.24%) Web Design
5 28 (37.84%) BDD
6 17 (22.97%) Web Development
7 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (12.16%) SOA
9 7 (9.46%) MVC
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Kanban
10 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.76%) BPEL
11 5 (6.76%) B2B
12 4 (5.41%) CRM
12 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.41%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.41%) Open Source
13 3 (4.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) Java
2 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.22%) C#
4 9 (12.16%) SQL
5 8 (10.81%) Ruby
6 3 (4.05%) Python
6 3 (4.05%) Scala
6 3 (4.05%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.70%) FQL
7 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) R
8 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco
3 2 (2.70%) Avaya
3 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Teradata
4 1 (1.35%) Tableau
4 1 (1.35%) Apigee
4 1 (1.35%) Mashery
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
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