Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 58 80
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 70 97 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.09% 3.71% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.72% 9.63% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 62
Leeds median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £364 £355 £264
90th Percentile £645 £566 £539
West Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
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 803 1007 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.41% 38.46% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 721 756
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for REST.

1 54 (77.14%) Java
2 51 (72.86%) JavaScript
3 45 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 38 (54.29%) JIRA
5 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (47.14%) TDD
6 33 (47.14%) Open Source
6 33 (47.14%) Node.js
7 32 (45.71%) Microservices
8 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
8 31 (44.29%) Confluence
8 31 (44.29%) SQL
9 30 (42.86%) BDD
9 30 (42.86%) Test Automation
10 29 (41.43%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (40.00%) MySQL
11 28 (40.00%) MongoDB
11 28 (40.00%) Cucumber
12 27 (38.57%) NoSQL
13 25 (35.71%) Scrum
14 24 (34.29%) HTML
15 23 (32.86%) Linux
16 22 (31.43%) JUnit
17 21 (30.00%) Spring
17 21 (30.00%) SFIA
18 20 (28.57%) Slack
18 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
18 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (27.14%) CSS

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 31 (44.29%) Confluence
2 6 (8.57%) Apache
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.14%) Jupyter
4 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.29%) GlassFish
5 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 3 (4.29%) SAS
6 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Slack
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.71%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) Heroku
4 2 (2.86%) npm
5 1 (1.43%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
2 5 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 28 (40.00%) MySQL
3 27 (38.57%) NoSQL
4 17 (24.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (18.57%) Big Data
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.14%) HBase
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.43%) Event Store
10 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 38 (54.29%) JIRA
3 31 (44.29%) Jenkins
4 28 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 22 (31.43%) JUnit
6 16 (22.86%) Jasmine
7 6 (8.57%) Subversion
8 4 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.29%) JMeter
9 3 (4.29%) Maven
10 2 (2.86%) Gatling
10 2 (2.86%) Hudson
10 2 (2.86%) Mockito
10 2 (2.86%) Selenium
10 2 (2.86%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.43%) Burp Suite
11 1 (1.43%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.43%) git-flow
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Electronics
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Agile Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Data Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Scala Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.29%) Architect
11 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Lead Architect
12 2 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) Node.js
2 24 (34.29%) HTML
3 21 (30.00%) Spring
4 19 (27.14%) CSS
5 15 (21.43%) JSON
6 13 (18.57%) Ajax
6 13 (18.57%) HTML5
7 12 (17.14%) CSS3
8 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 8 (11.43%) Spring Boot
8 8 (11.43%) Web Services
9 7 (10.00%) .NET
9 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (10.00%) Ext JS
10 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.57%) Kafka
10 6 (8.57%) Play Framework
10 6 (8.57%) RESTful
10 6 (8.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) User Experience
2 5 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Open Source
2 33 (47.14%) TDD
3 32 (45.71%) Microservices
4 30 (42.86%) BDD
4 30 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 25 (35.71%) Scrum
6 21 (30.00%) SFIA
7 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 16 (22.86%) Coaching
9 15 (21.43%) MVC
10 13 (18.57%) SDLC
11 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
13 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (14.29%) Kanban
14 8 (11.43%) Front End Development
15 7 (10.00%) OO
15 7 (10.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) Java
2 51 (72.86%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) Python
5 11 (15.71%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
6 5 (7.14%) Scala
6 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) ES6
7 3 (4.29%) Prolog
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) Go
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (7.14%) Docker
1 5 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Ansible
1 6 (8.57%) Kubernetes
1 6 (8.57%) Terraform
2 1 (1.43%) Grafana
2 1 (1.43%) Graylog
2 1 (1.43%) Nessus
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.57%) Google
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 5 (7.14%) Splunk
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft