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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 38 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.84% 0.93% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.27% 4.35% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
REST
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
133 46 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.28% 21.30% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 28 48
Average daily rate £375 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Middleware
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Spring
7 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (23.08%) Web Development
8 3 (23.08%) Dojo
8 3 (23.08%) Maven
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (23.08%) Use Case
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 3 (23.08%) Build Forge

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
1 3 (23.08%) Build Forge
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) Dojo
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Ember.js
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft