The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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 91 90 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing REST 22 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.95% 1.10% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 4.34% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £344 £315
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
642 530 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.64% 25.30% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 300 454
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £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 13 23 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +105.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £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
England

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 1 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 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
West Yorkshire 0 15 £340 +13.33% 6
North Yorkshire -3 4 £313 -5.30% 2
South Yorkshire +3 3 £415 +18.57% 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 42 (84.00%) Java
2 31 (62.00%) XML
3 24 (48.00%) SQL
3 24 (48.00%) Spring
4 23 (46.00%) Hibernate
5 21 (42.00%) Oracle
5 21 (42.00%) Linux
6 20 (40.00%) Maven
7 17 (34.00%) HTML
8 16 (32.00%) J2EE
9 15 (30.00%) Ajax
10 14 (28.00%) SOAP
11 13 (26.00%) MVC
11 13 (26.00%) TDD
12 12 (24.00%) Spring MVC
12 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (24.00%) Scrum
12 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
13 11 (22.00%) JSP
13 11 (22.00%) HTTP
14 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
15 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
15 9 (18.00%) JMS
15 9 (18.00%) Selenium
15 9 (18.00%) HTML5
15 9 (18.00%) BDD
15 9 (18.00%) Spring Integration
15 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (16.00%) Apache Camel
16 8 (16.00%) Cucumber

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (12.00%) Jetty
4 3 (6.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Mule
5 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Force.com
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.00%) SQLPlus
3 3 (6.00%) SQLite
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Maven
2 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.00%) Selenium
4 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.00%) Ant
6 4 (8.00%) Hudson
6 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.00%) Subversion
6 4 (8.00%) JIRA
7 3 (6.00%) Xcode
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 30 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.00%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (62.00%) XML
2 24 (48.00%) Spring
3 23 (46.00%) Hibernate
4 17 (34.00%) HTML
5 16 (32.00%) J2EE
6 15 (30.00%) Ajax
7 14 (28.00%) SOAP
8 12 (24.00%) Spring MVC
9 11 (22.00%) JSP
10 9 (18.00%) JMS
10 9 (18.00%) HTML5
10 9 (18.00%) Spring Integration
11 8 (16.00%) Apache Camel
11 8 (16.00%) Apache Flex
11 8 (16.00%) JSON
12 7 (14.00%) Servlets
12 7 (14.00%) JDBC
13 6 (12.00%) JPA
14 5 (10.00%) CSS
14 5 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.00%) Open Source
3 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) MVC
1 13 (26.00%) TDD
2 12 (24.00%) Scrum
3 9 (18.00%) BDD
4 7 (14.00%) Android Development
5 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.00%) OOP
5 4 (8.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) EAI
8 1 (2.00%) OOD
8 1 (2.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) XQuery
6 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Zend
3 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft