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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 107 82 118
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 22 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.84% 1.42% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.90% 5.01% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 0
Average daily rate £320 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +30.15%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
758 599 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.87% 28.42% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 332 332
Average daily rate £315 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -27 17 £320 +10.34% 7
North Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 6
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 38 (62.30%) Java
2 34 (55.74%) SOAP
3 29 (47.54%) HTML
4 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
5 26 (42.62%) SQL
5 26 (42.62%) Web Services
5 26 (42.62%) Spring
6 23 (37.70%) XML
7 22 (36.07%) Hibernate
8 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
9 18 (29.51%) J2EE
9 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
10 17 (27.87%) HTML5
11 16 (26.23%) CSS
11 16 (26.23%) Linux
12 15 (24.59%) C#
12 15 (24.59%) TDD
13 14 (22.95%) Scrum
13 14 (22.95%) .NET
14 12 (19.67%) CRM
14 12 (19.67%) Ajax
14 12 (19.67%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (19.67%) BDD
15 11 (18.03%) Maven
16 10 (16.39%) jQuery
16 10 (16.39%) Oracle
16 10 (16.39%) OO
16 10 (16.39%) JBoss
16 10 (16.39%) XSD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) SSH
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) LDAP
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQLite
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Maven
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.56%) Selenium
3 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.56%) PhoneGap
4 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Xcode
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) Hudson
6 1 (1.64%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (95.08%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) Java Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (16.39%) CRM Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.92%) UI Programmer
6 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Developer
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.28%) iOS Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (1.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) SOAP
2 29 (47.54%) HTML
3 26 (42.62%) Web Services
3 26 (42.62%) Spring
4 23 (37.70%) XML
5 22 (36.07%) Hibernate
6 18 (29.51%) J2EE
7 17 (27.87%) HTML5
8 16 (26.23%) CSS
9 14 (22.95%) .NET
10 12 (19.67%) Ajax
11 10 (16.39%) jQuery
11 10 (16.39%) XSD
12 8 (13.11%) XHTML
13 7 (11.48%) JAX-WS
13 7 (11.48%) JSP
14 6 (9.84%) JSON
14 6 (9.84%) Servlets
14 6 (9.84%) JDBC
14 6 (9.84%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.20%) Open Source
4 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Android
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.28%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) TDD
3 14 (22.95%) Scrum
4 12 (19.67%) CRM
4 12 (19.67%) BDD
5 10 (16.39%) OO
6 9 (14.75%) Android Development
6 9 (14.75%) SOA
6 9 (14.75%) MVC
7 8 (13.11%) Automation Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.84%) JVM Tuning
9 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.56%) OOP
11 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (42.62%) SQL
4 15 (24.59%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) PHP
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.64%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) JBoss
3 8 (13.11%) Siebel
3 8 (13.11%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.92%) Sencha
4 3 (4.92%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.92%) Zend
4 3 (4.92%) QNX
5 2 (3.28%) Perforce
5 2 (3.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
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