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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 78 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Contract jobs citing REST 54 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.03% 1.63% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.21% 5.57% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 5
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£400 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £405 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
658 664 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.79% 29.28% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 364 343
Average daily rate £325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +19 45 £400 +9.58% 6
North Yorkshire -4 7 £300 -11.11% 2
South Yorkshire -11 1 - - 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (72.94%) HTML
2 60 (70.59%) Java
3 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (43.53%) Hibernate
5 34 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 31 (36.47%) Linux
7 28 (32.94%) UNIX
8 27 (31.76%) Mac OS X
8 27 (31.76%) Web Design
9 26 (30.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (29.41%) JAX-RS
10 25 (29.41%) Neo4j
10 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
10 25 (29.41%) JSON
11 23 (27.06%) HTTP
11 23 (27.06%) CSS
12 22 (25.88%) MVC
13 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
14 19 (22.35%) Android
15 18 (21.18%) HTML5
15 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
16 17 (20.00%) Android Development
17 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
17 16 (18.82%) XML
17 16 (18.82%) Ajax
18 15 (17.65%) TDD
18 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
19 14 (16.47%) Subversion
19 14 (16.47%) OO
19 14 (16.47%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.53%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Liferay
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.18%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) CTI
4 1 (1.18%) SMTP
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 25 (29.41%) Neo4j
2 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.94%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (9.41%) SQLite
6 6 (7.06%) MySQL
6 6 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.71%) Pentaho
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.18%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) Subversion
3 8 (9.41%) Xcode
3 8 (9.41%) JUnit
4 7 (8.24%) Selenium
5 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.88%) Maven
7 4 (4.71%) JMeter
7 4 (4.71%) QUnit
8 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (3.53%) JIRA
9 2 (2.35%) Hudson
10 1 (1.18%) Grunt
10 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (5.88%) Law
2 2 (2.35%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (83.53%) Developer
2 45 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Head of Architecture
4 7 (8.24%) Android Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.53%) iOS Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Automation Tester
6 3 (3.53%) Architect
6 3 (3.53%) Tester
7 2 (2.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Consultant
7 2 (2.35%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Mobile Web Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (72.94%) HTML
2 37 (43.53%) Hibernate
3 25 (29.41%) JAX-RS
3 25 (29.41%) JSON
4 23 (27.06%) CSS
5 18 (21.18%) HTML5
6 16 (18.82%) XML
6 16 (18.82%) Ajax
7 13 (15.29%) CSS3
8 10 (11.76%) SOAP
9 9 (10.59%) jQuery
10 8 (9.41%) .NET
10 8 (9.41%) RESTful
11 7 (8.24%) Android SDK
11 7 (8.24%) J2EE
12 6 (7.06%) Spring
12 6 (7.06%) Web Services
12 6 (7.06%) JPA
12 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.88%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.71%) PKI
2 4 (4.71%) Smartcard
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.53%) Open Source
3 3 (3.53%) IVR
4 2 (2.35%) Online Games
4 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Linux
2 28 (32.94%) UNIX
3 27 (31.76%) Mac OS X
4 19 (22.35%) Android
5 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.71%) CentOS
7 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Web Design
3 26 (30.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (25.88%) MVC
5 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
6 17 (20.00%) Android Development
7 15 (17.65%) TDD
7 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 14 (16.47%) OO
9 13 (15.29%) BDD
10 8 (9.41%) iOS Development
11 7 (8.24%) CMMI
11 7 (8.24%) TOGAF
12 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (7.06%) Web Development
13 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.88%) Scrum
13 5 (5.88%) Workflow
14 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (70.59%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.47%) SQL
4 11 (12.94%) C#
5 7 (8.24%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 3 (3.53%) Scala
7 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) COBIT
2 3 (3.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) OpenIDM
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Xamarin
2 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco
2 4 (4.71%) Splunk
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.18%) Siebel
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.18%) Mercator
4 1 (1.18%) NetSuite
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