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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 26 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 22 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.20% 1.68% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.94% 5.51% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £463 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £295 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +26.36%

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
138 127 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.87% 30.46% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 95 25
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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
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 22 February 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 40 (86.96%) Java
2 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (67.39%) Web Services
4 22 (47.83%) BDD
5 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
6 20 (43.48%) TDD
7 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
8 17 (36.96%) SOAP
8 17 (36.96%) Spring
9 13 (28.26%) Scala
10 12 (26.09%) CSS
11 10 (21.74%) Unix
11 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
11 10 (21.74%) Linux
11 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (21.74%) Groovy
11 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 10 (21.74%) Open Source
11 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
11 10 (21.74%) DevOps
12 9 (19.57%) User Experience
12 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
13 8 (17.39%) Scrum
13 8 (17.39%) XML
13 8 (17.39%) GitHub
13 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
14 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
14 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
14 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
14 7 (15.22%) RESTful

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 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) CICS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Gradle
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) JUnit
3 5 (10.87%) Maven
3 5 (10.87%) Mockito
4 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 4 (8.70%) jMock
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 3 (6.52%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.52%) Spock
6 2 (4.35%) Ant
6 2 (4.35%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.35%) EasyMock
6 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) NUnit
6 2 (4.35%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.17%) Advertising
1 1 (2.17%) Banking
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.17%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) Web Services
2 17 (36.96%) SOAP
2 17 (36.96%) Spring
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
5 8 (17.39%) XML
6 7 (15.22%) RESTful
7 6 (13.04%) Java EE
7 6 (13.04%) Node.js
7 6 (13.04%) XSD
8 5 (10.87%) HTML
8 5 (10.87%) WSDL
9 4 (8.70%) Spring Boot
10 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.52%) JSON
10 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.35%) Apache CXF
11 2 (4.35%) J2EE
11 2 (4.35%) PowerMock
11 2 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Blog
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
1 10 (21.74%) Unix
2 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) BDD
3 20 (43.48%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (21.74%) DevOps
4 10 (21.74%) Open Source
5 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 6 (13.04%) OO
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) Line Management
8 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.87%) Prototyping
8 5 (10.87%) Service Design
8 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.26%) Scala
4 10 (21.74%) Groovy
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 4 (8.70%) Clojure
7 2 (4.35%) Go
7 2 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) COBOL
8 1 (2.17%) ECMAScript
8 1 (2.17%) Jython
8 1 (2.17%) Korn
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Solace
2 1 (2.17%) VMware