The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.07% - 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
REST
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 South Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
105 84 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.53% 23.66% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 62
Average daily rate £325 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the South Yorkshire region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 4 £450 -
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (28.57%) DMZ
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (28.57%) NetWeaver
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (28.57%) DMZ
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
5 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 1 (14.29%) AOP
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) XQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) Software AG
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft