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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 30 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing REST 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.26% 3.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 15.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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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
39 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.32% 23.36% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 39
Average daily rate £325 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £212 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £385 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (25.00%) AOP
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) NetSuite

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) AOP
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) XQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel
Sheffield
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago