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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 90 81 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Contract jobs citing REST 31 44 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.28% 2.04% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.57% 6.68% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
679 659 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.00% 30.55% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 410 448
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.00
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
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -5 23 £688 +129.16% 9
North Yorkshire +3 8 £300 - 2
South Yorkshire -1 2 £450 +2.85% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (68.66%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) XML
3 29 (43.28%) HTML
4 25 (37.31%) SQL
5 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (34.33%) Spring
7 22 (32.84%) Oracle
7 22 (32.84%) Hibernate
8 20 (29.85%) MVC
8 20 (29.85%) Linux
8 20 (29.85%) Ajax
9 19 (28.36%) HTML5
10 18 (26.87%) Maven
11 17 (25.37%) SOAP
11 17 (25.37%) CSS
12 16 (23.88%) J2EE
13 15 (22.39%) JSON
13 15 (22.39%) Android
14 14 (20.90%) Android Development
15 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
15 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
15 13 (19.40%) JSP
16 12 (17.91%) PL/SQL
16 12 (17.91%) Spring MVC
16 12 (17.91%) TDD
17 11 (16.42%) OO
17 11 (16.42%) HTTP
18 10 (14.93%) Scrum
18 10 (14.93%) Selenium
19 9 (13.43%) JMS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.43%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.96%) Jetty
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.48%) Confluence
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) Mule
5 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.49%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Force.com
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Heroku
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MySQL
1 7 (10.45%) SQLite
1 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) SQLPlus
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Maven
2 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.93%) Selenium
4 9 (13.43%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.45%) Xcode
6 6 (8.96%) Ant
7 4 (5.97%) JIRA
8 3 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (4.48%) Subversion
8 3 (4.48%) Hudson
8 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.49%) Grunt
9 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.46%) Law
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Head of Architecture
5 6 (8.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
7 3 (4.48%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.48%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Mobile Web Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) XML
2 29 (43.28%) HTML
3 23 (34.33%) Spring
4 22 (32.84%) Hibernate
5 20 (29.85%) Ajax
6 19 (28.36%) HTML5
7 17 (25.37%) SOAP
7 17 (25.37%) CSS
8 16 (23.88%) J2EE
9 15 (22.39%) JSON
10 13 (19.40%) JSP
11 12 (17.91%) Spring MVC
12 9 (13.43%) JMS
12 9 (13.43%) CSS3
12 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
13 8 (11.94%) Apache Camel
14 7 (10.45%) Spring Integration
14 7 (10.45%) jQuery
14 7 (10.45%) JPA
14 7 (10.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.96%) Open Source
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Online Games
4 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) GIS
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Android
3 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) MVC
3 14 (20.90%) Android Development
4 12 (17.91%) TDD
5 11 (16.42%) OO
6 10 (14.93%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) CMMI
7 7 (10.45%) Migration
7 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
7 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
7 7 (10.45%) BDD
8 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.46%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.97%) OOP
11 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.48%) DSDM
11 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.91%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.45%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) XQuery
6 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) C#
7 3 (4.48%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) COBIT
2 5 (7.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.48%) Zend
4 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
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