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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.08% 0.96% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.83% 3.85% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£344 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +0.72%
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
120 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.44% 24.84% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 33 41
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £439 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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
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 4 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 4 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 -4 11 £338 -21.96% 1
Rotherham - 2 £350 -
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Spring
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) Middleware
8 5 (29.41%) Maven
8 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) CRM
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) SOA
9 4 (23.53%) TDD
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 3 (17.65%) Build Forge
10 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
10 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
10 3 (17.65%) Spring Integration
10 3 (17.65%) Dashboard Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.88%) DMZ
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Build Forge
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) CRM Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
4 9 (52.94%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) Dojo
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Spring Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) UML
7 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.88%) Business Development
8 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) Software AG