The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 79 67 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Contract jobs citing REST 56 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.92% 2.32% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.95% 8.71% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 6
Average daily rate £450 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £302 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
REST
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 666 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.70% 26.68% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 434 385
Average daily rate £350 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
West Yorkshire -7 49 £508 +33.11% 13
South Yorkshire -7 7 £400 -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 101 (76.52%) Java
2 96 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (48.48%) HTML
4 56 (42.42%) JavaScript
5 49 (37.12%) TDD
6 41 (31.06%) CSS
7 38 (28.79%) Linux
8 36 (27.27%) Node.js
9 35 (26.52%) MongoDB
10 34 (25.76%) SOAP
11 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
11 31 (23.48%) Unix
11 31 (23.48%) BDD
12 30 (22.73%) Cucumber
12 30 (22.73%) C#
13 28 (21.21%) Hibernate
14 27 (20.45%) Oracle
14 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
14 27 (20.45%) SOA
14 27 (20.45%) Spring
15 25 (18.94%) HTTP
15 25 (18.94%) Mac OS X
16 24 (18.18%) .NET
16 24 (18.18%) SQL
16 24 (18.18%) Web Services
16 24 (18.18%) Scala
16 24 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (18.18%) Relational Database
17 22 (16.67%) XML
17 22 (16.67%) Web Design

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (27.27%) Node.js
2 13 (9.85%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.33%) Apache
4 7 (5.30%) JBoss
5 6 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.79%) nginx
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.27%) IIS
7 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.52%) CMS
8 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.76%) Liferay
9 1 (0.76%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) InDesign
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) IaaS
3 6 (4.55%) SaaS
4 5 (3.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) HTTP
2 7 (5.30%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) Extranet
3 3 (2.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.52%) MongoDB
2 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 24 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 17 (12.88%) Neo4j
5 16 (12.12%) Oracle Database
6 14 (10.61%) MySQL
6 14 (10.61%) NoSQL
7 13 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.03%) OLTP
10 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.03%) Redis
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.27%) OLAP
12 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 30 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 20 (15.15%) Maven
3 20 (15.15%) Mockito
4 17 (12.88%) Subversion
5 16 (12.12%) Selenium
6 14 (10.61%) JUnit
7 12 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 10 (7.58%) NUnit
9 6 (4.55%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.79%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.27%) Appium
11 3 (2.27%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.52%) Ant
12 2 (1.52%) Bundler
12 2 (1.52%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.52%) Firebug
12 2 (1.52%) Gemnasium
12 2 (1.52%) jMock
12 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (14.39%) Retail
2 5 (3.79%) Finance
3 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (65.91%) Developer
2 66 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 38 (28.79%) Senior Developer
4 32 (24.24%) Architect
4 32 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (12.88%) Agile Developer
6 17 (12.88%) Digital Developer
7 16 (12.12%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
8 12 (9.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Technical Architect
10 8 (6.06%) HTML Developer
11 7 (5.30%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.79%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior Architect
13 4 (3.03%) Analyst
13 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) HTML
2 41 (31.06%) CSS
3 34 (25.76%) SOAP
4 28 (21.21%) Hibernate
5 27 (20.45%) Spring
6 24 (18.18%) .NET
6 24 (18.18%) Web Services
7 22 (16.67%) XML
8 21 (15.91%) JAX-RS
8 21 (15.91%) JSON
9 20 (15.15%) HTML5
10 19 (14.39%) AngularJS
11 17 (12.88%) jQuery
12 14 (10.61%) CSS3
13 12 (9.09%) Swagger
14 11 (8.33%) PhoneGap
15 10 (7.58%) WCF
16 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
17 7 (5.30%) RESTful
17 7 (5.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) iPad
4 1 (0.76%) iPhone
4 1 (0.76%) IPTV
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.79%) Linux
2 31 (23.48%) Unix
3 25 (18.94%) Mac OS X
4 14 (10.61%) Android
5 5 (3.79%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.12%) TDD
3 31 (23.48%) BDD
4 27 (20.45%) SOA
5 24 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (16.67%) Web Design
7 20 (15.15%) Microservices
8 17 (12.88%) Scrum
9 15 (11.36%) Web Development
10 13 (9.85%) Configuration Management
10 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.85%) OO
11 12 (9.09%) MVC
12 10 (7.58%) Open Source
13 9 (6.82%) B2B
13 9 (6.82%) OOP
14 7 (5.30%) Integration Testing
15 6 (4.55%) BPEL
15 6 (4.55%) Kanban
15 6 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (76.52%) Java
2 56 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 30 (22.73%) C#
4 24 (18.18%) Scala
4 24 (18.18%) SQL
5 16 (12.12%) Ruby
6 13 (9.85%) Python
7 11 (8.33%) PHP
8 8 (6.06%) Perl
9 3 (2.27%) VB
10 2 (1.52%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.52%) C++
10 2 (1.52%) FQL
10 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) ES6
11 1 (0.76%) Go
11 1 (0.76%) R
11 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) WCAG
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) Puppet
2 5 (3.79%) Ansible
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Opsview
3 1 (0.76%) StatsD
Vendors
1 27 (20.45%) Oracle
2 11 (8.33%) Google
3 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe
4 3 (2.27%) VMware
5 2 (1.52%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.52%) Sonatype
6 1 (0.76%) Apigee
6 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) F5
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Mashery
6 1 (0.76%) Nokia
6 1 (0.76%) Tableau
6 1 (0.76%) Teradata
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago