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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 43 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.75% 0.82% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 3.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Average daily rate £390 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
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
147 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.92% 22.29% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 66 64
Average daily rate £363 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 14 £390 -13.33% 3
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (81.82%) SOAP
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (45.45%) Scala
6 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
7 9 (40.91%) JSON
7 9 (40.91%) Spring
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) Maven
9 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
9 7 (31.82%) Unix
9 7 (31.82%) Subversion
9 7 (31.82%) Groovy
9 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
9 7 (31.82%) Mockito
9 7 (31.82%) Docker
10 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (27.27%) Clojure
10 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
10 6 (27.27%) jMock
10 6 (27.27%) CRM
10 6 (27.27%) C#
10 6 (27.27%) .NET
10 6 (27.27%) HTML
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM

REST
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (9.09%) MySQL
6 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Maven
3 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
3 7 (31.82%) Mockito
3 7 (31.82%) Subversion
4 6 (27.27%) jMock
5 5 (22.73%) Ant
5 5 (22.73%) Gradle
5 5 (22.73%) Spock
6 4 (18.18%) EasyMock
6 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
7 3 (13.64%) Selenium
8 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
8 2 (9.09%) JUnit
8 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
9 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
9 1 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) CRM Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) SOAP
2 13 (59.09%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) JSON
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Velocity
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) JRuby
7 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) Ext JS
8 2 (9.09%) JPA
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) AOP
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
8 1 (4.55%) Fund Management
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Scala
3 7 (31.82%) Groovy
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) Clojure
5 3 (13.64%) Jython
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Go
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Control-M
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Sybase
2 2 (9.09%) VMware