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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 24 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.94% 2.83% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 10.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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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
45 69 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.13% 27.94% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 69
Average daily rate £308 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £233 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) EAI
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin