The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 24 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.91% 1.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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South 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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.32% 23.12% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 26
Average daily rate £338 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Maven
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Middleware
7 4 (28.57%) CRM
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) SOA
8 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) JUnit
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) Dojo
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (21.43%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Build Forge
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) CRM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) Dojo
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) E-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) IBM