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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 93 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 10 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 1.83% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 5.21% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £306 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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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
414 403 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.85% 35.20% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 288 166
Average daily rate £330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £43.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 48 (49.48%) Java
2 47 (48.45%) HTML
3 36 (37.11%) Web Design
4 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (36.08%) Hibernate
4 35 (36.08%) Linux
4 35 (36.08%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (36.08%) Apex Code
5 34 (35.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 34 (35.05%) Mac OS X
5 34 (35.05%) UNIX
6 33 (34.02%) Release Management
6 33 (34.02%) Integration Testing
6 33 (34.02%) MongoDB
6 33 (34.02%) System Integration Testing
7 32 (32.99%) JAX-RS
7 32 (32.99%) HTTP
8 30 (30.93%) Relational Database
9 28 (28.87%) Neo4j
10 22 (22.68%) Configuration Management
11 21 (21.65%) SOAP
12 19 (19.59%) TDD
13 18 (18.56%) BDD
14 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
14 14 (14.43%) Subversion
14 14 (14.43%) .NET
15 13 (13.40%) C#
15 13 (13.40%) CRM
16 11 (11.34%) Web Services
16 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) SAS
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SPSS
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) Intranet
2 2 (2.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.02%) MongoDB
2 30 (30.93%) Relational Database
3 28 (28.87%) Neo4j
4 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.06%) OLAP
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.06%) MOLAP
6 2 (2.06%) ROLAP
6 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.03%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Subversion
1 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.09%) Maven
3 2 (2.06%) Mockito
3 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.03%) QUnit
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Selenium
4 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.03%) JUnit
4 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.03%) JMeter
4 1 (1.03%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 85 (87.63%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) Java Developer
3 35 (36.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Technical Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Architect
6 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.06%) Data Architect
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (2.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (2.06%) Data Analytics Architect
8 1 (1.03%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.03%) QA Leader
8 1 (1.03%) User Experience Architect
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 1 (1.03%) Agile Coach
8 1 (1.03%) Mobility Architect
8 1 (1.03%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.45%) HTML
2 35 (36.08%) Hibernate
3 32 (32.99%) JAX-RS
4 21 (21.65%) SOAP
5 14 (14.43%) .NET
6 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.34%) CSS
6 11 (11.34%) Web Services
6 11 (11.34%) JSON
7 9 (9.28%) XML
7 9 (9.28%) Spring
8 5 (5.15%) Visualforce
9 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.12%) jQuery
9 4 (4.12%) WCF
10 3 (3.09%) Spring MVC
10 3 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.09%) NHibernate
10 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.09%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.06%) Replication
1 2 (2.06%) Taxonomies
1 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
1 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
1 2 (2.06%) User Experience
1 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.03%) Blog
2 1 (1.03%) PKI
2 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.03%) NHS
2 1 (1.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Linux
2 34 (35.05%) Mac OS X
2 34 (35.05%) UNIX
3 3 (3.09%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) Web Design
2 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 33 (34.02%) System Integration Testing
4 33 (34.02%) Release Management
4 33 (34.02%) Integration Testing
5 22 (22.68%) Configuration Management
6 19 (19.59%) TDD
7 18 (18.56%) BDD
8 13 (13.40%) CRM
9 10 (10.31%) MVC
10 9 (9.28%) Web Development
11 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.19%) SOA
13 5 (5.15%) Scrum
13 5 (5.15%) Web Analytics
13 5 (5.15%) Analytics
14 4 (4.12%) Kanban
14 4 (4.12%) Pair Programming
14 4 (4.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (49.48%) Java
2 35 (36.08%) Apex Code
3 13 (13.40%) C#
4 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.15%) SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.03%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 35 (36.08%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) Avaya
5 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.03%) Perforce
5 1 (1.03%) Splunk
5 1 (1.03%) HP