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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 39 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.64% 0.45% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 2.44% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
122 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.64% 18.30% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 25 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (60.00%) Node.js
4 9 (60.00%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) HTTP
5 8 (53.33%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) HTML5
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
6 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) Mac OS X
6 7 (46.67%) Unix
7 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Maven
7 6 (40.00%) Mockito
7 6 (40.00%) CSS3
7 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (40.00%) JAX-RS
7 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
8 5 (33.33%) Microservices
8 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 5 (33.33%) Web Design
8 5 (33.33%) Scala
8 5 (33.33%) jQuery

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
5 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (13.33%) MySQL
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Maven
2 6 (40.00%) Mockito
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.67%) GitLab
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) JAX-RS
5 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) Play Framework
7 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (13.33%) React
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
8 1 (6.67%) .NET
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) JSON
8 1 (6.67%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Mac OS X
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
2 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (33.33%) Web Design
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) OOP
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware