Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing REST 89 65 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.54% 2.97% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.68% 7.78% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 59 66
Leeds median daily rate £453 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £309
90th Percentile £538 £645 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,025 836 1,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.82% 38.23% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 633 863
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £320 £308 £307
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.25
10th Percentile £16.48 - £10.97
90th Percentile £18.23 - £16.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.25

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Leeds

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Leeds

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for REST.

1 54 (60.67%) Java
2 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (55.06%) TDD
3 49 (55.06%) Microservices
4 48 (53.93%) JavaScript
5 35 (39.33%) Linux
6 34 (38.20%) Node.js
7 32 (35.96%) Git (software)
8 30 (33.71%) NoSQL
9 29 (32.58%) Software Engineering
10 27 (30.34%) BDD
11 25 (28.09%) Web Services
12 24 (26.97%) MySQL
13 23 (25.84%) JSON
13 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (24.72%) Spring
15 21 (23.60%) JIRA
15 21 (23.60%) SQL
15 21 (23.60%) MongoDB
16 20 (22.47%) Test Automation
16 20 (22.47%) SOAP
17 19 (21.35%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (21.35%) Confluence
18 16 (17.98%) Cucumber
19 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
19 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
19 15 (16.85%) IntelliJ
19 15 (16.85%) Slack
20 14 (15.73%) SOA
20 14 (15.73%) HTML

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (21.35%) Confluence
2 6 (6.74%) Apache
3 4 (4.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.37%) Anypoint
4 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.37%) Mule
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Slack
2 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (13.48%) npm
4 4 (4.49%) GitHub
5 3 (3.37%) Force.com
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) SMS
3 1 (1.12%) SSH
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.71%) NoSQL
2 24 (26.97%) MySQL
3 21 (23.60%) MongoDB
4 19 (21.35%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.74%) Big Data
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.37%) Parquet
10 2 (2.25%) HBase
10 2 (2.25%) Neo4j
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.25%) Redis
11 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (35.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.60%) JIRA
3 16 (17.98%) Cucumber
4 15 (16.85%) IntelliJ
4 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
5 12 (13.48%) Babel
5 12 (13.48%) webpack
6 6 (6.74%) Artifactory
6 6 (6.74%) JUnit
6 6 (6.74%) Maven
7 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.62%) Selenium
7 5 (5.62%) Subversion
8 3 (3.37%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.25%) gulp
9 2 (2.25%) JMeter
9 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.25%) Sublime Text
9 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (13.48%) Banking
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (75.28%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Python Developer
4 11 (12.36%) UI Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Java Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.37%) Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Integration Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.20%) Node.js
2 25 (28.09%) Web Services
3 23 (25.84%) JSON
4 22 (24.72%) Spring
5 20 (22.47%) SOAP
6 14 (15.73%) HTML
6 14 (15.73%) Spring Boot
7 13 (14.61%) DOM
7 13 (14.61%) React
7 13 (14.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (13.48%) AngularJS
8 12 (13.48%) Jest
8 12 (13.48%) Redux
9 11 (12.36%) Hibernate
9 11 (12.36%) PySpark
10 10 (11.24%) CSS
10 10 (11.24%) Kafka
10 10 (11.24%) XML
11 9 (10.11%) Dropwizard
12 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) User Experience
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) CMDB
5 1 (1.12%) Fintech
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.11%) Android
3 9 (10.11%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.99%) Unix
5 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.06%) Microservices
2 49 (55.06%) TDD
3 29 (32.58%) Software Engineering
4 27 (30.34%) BDD
5 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.47%) Test Automation
7 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
8 14 (15.73%) DevOps
8 14 (15.73%) SDLC
8 14 (15.73%) SOA
9 13 (14.61%) Workflow
10 12 (13.48%) Scrum
11 11 (12.36%) Benchmarking
11 11 (12.36%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (12.36%) Open Source
11 11 (12.36%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (11.24%) Coaching
13 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (7.87%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) Java
2 48 (53.93%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.60%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) Python
5 5 (5.62%) Apex Code
5 5 (5.62%) C#
5 5 (5.62%) Scala
5 5 (5.62%) SOQL
6 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) Groovy
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) ES6
8 1 (1.12%) Java 8
8 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) HDFS
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Grafana
2 6 (6.74%) Puppet
3 5 (5.62%) Terraform
4 4 (4.49%) Graylog
5 3 (3.37%) Kibana
6 2 (2.25%) Graphite
7 1 (1.12%) Ansible
7 1 (1.12%) Oozie
7 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.49%) Adobe
5 3 (3.37%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.25%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.25%) Google
6 2 (2.25%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.25%) Splunk
6 2 (2.25%) Sun
7 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) Telerik
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
7 1 (1.12%) webMethods