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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 48 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.46% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 0.97% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£450 £415 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -24.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.84%
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
108 103 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.83% 30.75% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 40
Average daily rate £350 £279 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% -3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £388 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 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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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 -3 2 £450 +8.43% 2
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) DMZ
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (28.57%) Intel

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
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
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
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%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) AOP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) XQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 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%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft