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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 25 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 24 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.00% 1.64% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.00% 5.56% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
160 126 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.00% 29.44% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 89 23
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 44 (88.00%) Java
2 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (70.00%) Web Services
4 24 (48.00%) BDD
5 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
6 21 (42.00%) TDD
7 18 (36.00%) Spring
7 18 (36.00%) SOAP
8 14 (28.00%) Scala
9 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
9 11 (22.00%) DevOps
9 11 (22.00%) CSS
9 11 (22.00%) Linux
9 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.00%) Groovy
10 10 (20.00%) XML
10 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 10 (20.00%) Open Source
11 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
11 9 (18.00%) GitHub
11 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (18.00%) Unix
12 8 (16.00%) Scrum
12 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
12 8 (16.00%) User Experience
12 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
13 7 (14.00%) Mentoring

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 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) CICS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Force.com
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.00%) Informix
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.00%) Power BI
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Gradle
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (8.00%) jMock
4 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 4 (8.00%) Maven
4 4 (8.00%) Mockito
5 3 (6.00%) Selenium
5 3 (6.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.00%) Subversion
6 2 (4.00%) Ant
6 2 (4.00%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.00%) EasyMock
6 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.00%) NUnit
6 2 (4.00%) Spock
6 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 29 (58.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Technical Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Tester
10 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) Web Services
2 18 (36.00%) SOAP
2 18 (36.00%) Spring
3 11 (22.00%) CSS
4 10 (20.00%) XML
5 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (14.00%) RESTful
7 6 (12.00%) Java EE
8 5 (10.00%) Node.js
8 5 (10.00%) Spring Boot
8 5 (10.00%) WSDL
8 5 (10.00%) XSD
9 4 (8.00%) HTML
9 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
10 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.00%) JSON
11 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
11 2 (4.00%) PowerMock
11 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Blog
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) RIA
2 2 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 7 (14.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) BDD
3 21 (42.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.00%) DevOps
5 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.00%) Open Source
6 8 (16.00%) Front End Development
6 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
6 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.00%) OO
8 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Line Management
9 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
9 5 (10.00%) Service Design
9 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.00%) UML
10 4 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) Scala
4 11 (22.00%) Groovy
5 5 (10.00%) Clojure
5 5 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) Go
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) COBOL
7 1 (2.00%) Jython
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco
2 2 (4.00%) F5
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.00%) VMware