The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 71 68 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing RESTful 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 2.06% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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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
303 291 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.45% 32.92% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 199 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Leeds region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) CMS
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) Selenium
7 3 (27.27%) Symfony
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) PHP
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) Hudson
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) Android
9 1 (9.09%) SQLite
9 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 1 (9.09%) Spring
9 1 (9.09%) Marketing
9 1 (9.09%) JSON
9 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
9 1 (9.09%) OOP

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) CMS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Symfony
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
1 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Android Development
2 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Kony