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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 92 80 129
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +49
Contract jobs citing REST 26 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.08% 1.79% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 6.02% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 5
Average daily rate
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£333 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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
646 664 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.85% 29.72% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 399 483
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 9
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £26.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +69.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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
West Yorkshire -2 20 £650 +116.66% 9
North Yorkshire +6 6 £300 -9.09% 4
South Yorkshire -1 3 £370 -29.52% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 40 (70.18%) Java
2 31 (54.39%) XML
3 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 23 (40.35%) HTML
4 22 (38.60%) Spring
5 21 (36.84%) Oracle
5 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
6 20 (35.09%) Ajax
7 19 (33.33%) Maven
7 19 (33.33%) Linux
8 16 (28.07%) HTML5
9 15 (26.32%) J2EE
10 14 (24.56%) SOAP
10 14 (24.56%) JSON
11 13 (22.81%) CSS
11 13 (22.81%) MVC
12 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
12 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 11 (19.30%) JSP
13 11 (19.30%) HTTP
13 11 (19.30%) TDD
14 10 (17.54%) Spring MVC
14 10 (17.54%) Scrum
15 9 (15.79%) JMS
15 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
15 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
15 9 (15.79%) Android
15 9 (15.79%) CSS3
15 9 (15.79%) Android Development
16 8 (14.04%) Apache Camel

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.53%) Jetty
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.26%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Mule
5 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Force.com
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MySQL
1 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.77%) SQLite
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.26%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Maven
2 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.04%) Selenium
4 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.53%) Ant
6 4 (7.02%) Xcode
6 4 (7.02%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) Subversion
7 3 (5.26%) Hudson
7 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.75%) NUnit
8 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Law
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 27 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Head of Architecture
4 5 (8.77%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Tester
8 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) XML
2 23 (40.35%) HTML
3 22 (38.60%) Spring
4 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
5 20 (35.09%) Ajax
6 16 (28.07%) HTML5
7 15 (26.32%) J2EE
8 14 (24.56%) SOAP
8 14 (24.56%) JSON
9 13 (22.81%) CSS
10 11 (19.30%) JSP
11 10 (17.54%) Spring MVC
12 9 (15.79%) CSS3
12 9 (15.79%) JMS
13 8 (14.04%) Apache Camel
14 7 (12.28%) Spring Integration
14 7 (12.28%) Servlets
14 7 (12.28%) JDBC
15 6 (10.53%) JPA
15 6 (10.53%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.53%) Open Source
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Android
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) MVC
2 11 (19.30%) TDD
3 10 (17.54%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) Android Development
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 7 (12.28%) CMMI
7 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) OO
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) iOS Development
8 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) OOP
10 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) XQuery
6 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) Scala
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) COBIT
2 5 (8.77%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Zend
3 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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