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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 13 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.51% 0.86% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.55% 4.05% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £370 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -29.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
152 74 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.34% 21.20% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 41 65
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 -8 11 £338 -25.00% 2
Rotherham - 2 £350 - 1
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) CRM
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Spring
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) JUnit
8 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Build Forge
8 3 (20.00%) Dojo

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
1 3 (20.00%) Build Forge
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) CRM Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) SOAP
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) Dojo
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Spring Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Business Development
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft