The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 80 80 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing REST 15 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.90% 0.99% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 4.20% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -5.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
464 357 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.80% 23.61% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 202 354
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +121.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the West Yorkshire region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Leeds -15 3 - - 5
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 32 (84.21%) Java
2 31 (81.58%) XML
3 20 (52.63%) Oracle
4 16 (42.11%) Maven
5 15 (39.47%) Spring
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) J2EE
6 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
7 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
7 12 (31.58%) Linux
7 12 (31.58%) SOAP
7 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 11 (28.95%) JSP
9 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
9 9 (23.68%) JMS
9 9 (23.68%) HTTP
10 8 (21.05%) HTML
10 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
10 8 (21.05%) JSON
11 7 (18.42%) Ajax
11 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.42%) Servlets
11 7 (18.42%) JDBC
11 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
12 6 (15.79%) Ant
12 6 (15.79%) JPA
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
13 5 (13.16%) Jetty

REST
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (13.16%) Jetty
4 3 (7.89%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.63%) Mule
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.63%) Force.com
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQLite
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.89%) SQLPlus
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Maven
2 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Ant
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) Xcode
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.89%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) XML
2 15 (39.47%) Spring
2 15 (39.47%) J2EE
3 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
4 12 (31.58%) SOAP
5 11 (28.95%) JSP
6 9 (23.68%) JMS
7 8 (21.05%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
7 8 (21.05%) JSON
8 7 (18.42%) Ajax
8 7 (18.42%) Servlets
8 7 (18.42%) JDBC
9 6 (15.79%) JPA
10 5 (13.16%) jQuery
10 5 (13.16%) XSD
11 4 (10.53%) CSS
11 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
11 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 3 (7.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) MVC
1 5 (13.16%) Scrum
2 4 (10.53%) TDD
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) OOP
2 4 (10.53%) OO
2 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
3 3 (7.89%) Android Development
3 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.63%) BDD
5 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) Python
6 4 (10.53%) XQuery
6 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Zend
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft