The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.61% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 2.70% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £383 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
105 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.94% 26.33% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 42 52
Median daily rate £380 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for REST.

1 16 (80.00%) SOAP
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) Web Services
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (45.00%) Scala
7 9 (45.00%) Spring
7 9 (45.00%) JSON
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Maven
9 7 (35.00%) Subversion
9 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
9 7 (35.00%) Mockito
9 7 (35.00%) Groovy
9 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (35.00%) Docker
10 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (30.00%) jMock
10 6 (30.00%) Clojure
10 6 (30.00%) Unix
11 5 (25.00%) CSS
11 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (25.00%) CRM
11 5 (25.00%) C#
11 5 (25.00%) .NET
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
6 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (40.00%) Maven
3 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (35.00%) Mockito
3 7 (35.00%) Subversion
4 6 (30.00%) jMock
5 5 (25.00%) Ant
5 5 (25.00%) Gradle
5 5 (25.00%) Spock
6 4 (20.00%) EasyMock
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (15.00%) Selenium
8 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
8 2 (10.00%) JUnit
8 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
9 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
9 1 (5.00%) GitLab
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) SOAP
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) JSON
3 9 (45.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Velocity
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) JRuby
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
6 2 (10.00%) JPA
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Microservices
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) AOP
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Fund Management
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) Scala
4 7 (35.00%) Groovy
5 6 (30.00%) Clojure
6 5 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) Jython
8 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Python
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) C++
9 1 (5.00%) Go
9 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
2 2 (10.00%) VMware