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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 27 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Contract jobs citing REST 81 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.06% 1.82% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.96% 4.63% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 12 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +12.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £423 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -12.79%
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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
451 454 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.76% 39.41% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 330 152
Average daily rate £353 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.15% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 71 (58.20%) Java
2 68 (55.74%) HTML
3 53 (43.44%) Web Design
4 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (41.80%) Hibernate
6 50 (40.98%) Linux
6 50 (40.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 49 (40.16%) UNIX
7 49 (40.16%) Mac OS X
8 46 (37.70%) HTTP
8 46 (37.70%) MongoDB
9 45 (36.89%) Relational Database
10 44 (36.07%) JAX-RS
11 39 (31.97%) Neo4j
12 35 (28.69%) Apex Code
12 35 (28.69%) Salesforce.com
13 33 (27.05%) TDD
13 33 (27.05%) Integration Testing
13 33 (27.05%) Release Management
14 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
14 29 (23.77%) Subversion
14 29 (23.77%) Configuration Management
15 26 (21.31%) BDD
16 23 (18.85%) SOAP
17 21 (17.21%) C#
18 19 (15.57%) JSON
19 16 (13.11%) Web Development
19 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
19 16 (13.11%) .NET
19 16 (13.11%) CRM

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (4.92%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) SAS
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SPSS
2 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 46 (37.70%) HTTP
2 6 (4.92%) Firewall
3 4 (3.28%) CTI
4 2 (1.64%) Intranet
4 2 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.70%) MongoDB
2 45 (36.89%) Relational Database
3 39 (31.97%) Neo4j
4 12 (9.84%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.92%) Pentaho
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.64%) OLAP
7 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.64%) MOLAP
7 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.64%) ROLAP
8 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Subversion
1 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.92%) QUnit
3 6 (4.92%) JUnit
3 6 (4.92%) JMeter
4 3 (2.46%) Maven
5 2 (1.64%) Mockito
5 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.82%) NUnit
6 1 (0.82%) JIRA
6 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (90.98%) Developer
2 62 (50.82%) Java Developer
3 35 (28.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Technical Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Architect
6 6 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (1.64%) Technical Architect
8 2 (1.64%) Consultant
8 2 (1.64%) Data Architect
8 2 (1.64%) Data Analytics Architect
8 2 (1.64%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (0.82%) User Experience Architect
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 1 (0.82%) Agile Coach
9 1 (0.82%) Sitecore Developer
9 1 (0.82%) Mobility Architect
9 1 (0.82%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (55.74%) HTML
2 51 (41.80%) Hibernate
3 44 (36.07%) JAX-RS
4 23 (18.85%) SOAP
5 19 (15.57%) JSON
6 16 (13.11%) .NET
7 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
7 14 (11.48%) CSS
7 14 (11.48%) Web Services
8 13 (10.66%) XML
9 10 (8.20%) jQuery
10 9 (7.38%) Spring
11 8 (6.56%) Ajax
11 8 (6.56%) J2EE
12 7 (5.74%) JPA
12 7 (5.74%) WCF
13 6 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (4.92%) JRules
13 6 (4.92%) Drools
13 6 (4.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) PKI
1 6 (4.92%) Smartcard
2 3 (2.46%) Open Source
2 3 (2.46%) IVR
3 2 (1.64%) User Experience
3 2 (1.64%) Replication
3 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.64%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.82%) Blog
4 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.98%) Linux
2 49 (40.16%) Mac OS X
2 49 (40.16%) UNIX
3 6 (4.92%) CentOS
4 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.46%) Android
5 2 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Web Design
2 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (40.98%) Responsive Web Design
4 33 (27.05%) TDD
4 33 (27.05%) Integration Testing
4 33 (27.05%) Release Management
5 29 (23.77%) Configuration Management
6 26 (21.31%) BDD
7 16 (13.11%) CRM
7 16 (13.11%) Web Development
8 15 (12.30%) MVC
9 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.74%) Workflow
12 6 (4.92%) Scrum
12 6 (4.92%) SOA
13 5 (4.10%) Pair Programming
13 5 (4.10%) Kanban
14 4 (3.28%) TOGAF
14 4 (3.28%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (58.20%) Java
2 35 (28.69%) Apex Code
3 21 (17.21%) C#
4 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.84%) SQL
6 8 (6.56%) Python
7 6 (4.92%) PHP
8 4 (3.28%) Ruby
9 2 (1.64%) Scala
10 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (6.56%) Cisco
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.92%) Splunk
5 2 (1.64%) SAP
5 2 (1.64%) Avaya
6 1 (0.82%) Perforce
6 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
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