Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 54 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 98 84 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.87% 3.97% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.39% 9.76% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 66 77
Leeds median daily rate £444 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.20% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £331 £325
90th Percentile £553 £588 £570
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +5.81% -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 1,044 861 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 41.23% 40.71% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 638 824
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £308 £305
90th Percentile £525 £510 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -61.87%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 86 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (84.69%) Java
3 64 (65.31%) TDD
4 54 (55.10%) Microservices
5 53 (54.08%) Linux
6 52 (53.06%) Git (software)
7 49 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 49 (50.00%) NoSQL
8 46 (46.94%) BDD
9 44 (44.90%) Spring
10 42 (42.86%) Jenkins
11 41 (41.84%) Node.js
11 41 (41.84%) Open Source
11 41 (41.84%) Software Engineering
12 40 (40.82%) Scrum
13 37 (37.76%) MySQL
14 34 (34.69%) PostgreSQL
15 33 (33.67%) JIRA
16 32 (32.65%) Test Automation
16 32 (32.65%) Kanban
16 32 (32.65%) SQL
16 32 (32.65%) MongoDB
16 32 (32.65%) Mentoring
17 31 (31.63%) Cucumber
17 31 (31.63%) Confluence
18 29 (29.59%) SOAP
19 28 (28.57%) Slack
20 27 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 26 (26.53%) JUnit

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 (31.63%) Confluence
2 18 (18.37%) Apache
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.04%) JBoss
7 2 (2.04%) nginx
8 1 (1.02%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.02%) Mule
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.57%) Slack
2 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.10%) Force.com
3 5 (5.10%) GitHub
3 5 (5.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) CloudBees
4 2 (2.04%) IaaS
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.04%) PaaS
5 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) AMQP
2 2 (2.04%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) SAN
2 2 (2.04%) SMS
3 1 (1.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 37 (37.76%) MySQL
3 34 (34.69%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (32.65%) MongoDB
5 23 (23.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (15.31%) Apache Hive
6 15 (15.31%) Big Data
7 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
8 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 6 (6.12%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.10%) Hadoop
10 5 (5.10%) HBase
11 4 (4.08%) Redis
12 2 (2.04%) Couchbase
12 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.02%) Parquet
13 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (53.06%) Git (software)
2 42 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 33 (33.67%) JIRA
4 31 (31.63%) Cucumber
5 26 (26.53%) JUnit
6 20 (20.41%) Jasmine
7 13 (13.27%) Artifactory
8 9 (9.18%) Maven
9 7 (7.14%) Subversion
10 5 (5.10%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
12 3 (3.06%) SonarQube
13 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
14 1 (1.02%) Fiddler
14 1 (1.02%) Gatling
14 1 (1.02%) git-flow
14 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
14 1 (1.02%) Selenium
14 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 10 (10.20%) Banking
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (64.29%) Developer
2 38 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Architect
5 11 (11.22%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.20%) Java Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Python Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Java Architect
8 8 (8.16%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Salesforce Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Big Data Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.90%) Spring
2 41 (41.84%) Node.js
3 29 (29.59%) SOAP
4 26 (26.53%) Spring Boot
5 25 (25.51%) Web Services
6 21 (21.43%) Kafka
7 19 (19.39%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (19.39%) HTML
8 16 (16.33%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (14.29%) JSON
9 14 (14.29%) XML
10 13 (13.27%) Spring Batch
10 13 (13.27%) Spring Security
11 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.22%) CSS
11 11 (11.22%) Dropwizard
12 10 (10.20%) PySpark
13 9 (9.18%) Hibernate
14 8 (8.16%) HTML5
15 5 (5.10%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.08%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) PKI
5 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.08%) Linux
2 26 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.12%) Unix
4 5 (5.10%) Android
5 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (65.31%) TDD
3 54 (55.10%) Microservices
4 46 (46.94%) BDD
5 41 (41.84%) Open Source
5 41 (41.84%) Software Engineering
6 40 (40.82%) Scrum
7 32 (32.65%) Kanban
7 32 (32.65%) Mentoring
7 32 (32.65%) Test Automation
8 27 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (25.51%) SFIA
10 22 (22.45%) Coaching
11 21 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (20.41%) Integration Testing
12 20 (20.41%) SOA
13 14 (14.29%) SDLC
14 9 (9.18%) OO
14 9 (9.18%) User Stories
15 8 (8.16%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 83 (84.69%) Java
2 49 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (32.65%) SQL
4 12 (12.24%) Python
5 5 (5.10%) Apex Code
5 5 (5.10%) Java 8
5 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.10%) SOQL
6 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.04%) ES6
8 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.10%) Degree
3 2 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Server
2 5 (5.10%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) Varnish
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) Puppet
1 14 (14.29%) Terraform
2 13 (13.27%) Grafana
2 13 (13.27%) Graylog
3 2 (2.04%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.04%) OpenView
4 1 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.02%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Red Hat
2 15 (15.31%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (6.12%) VMware
4 4 (4.08%) Adobe
5 3 (3.06%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.06%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.06%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.04%) F5
6 2 (2.04%) HP
6 2 (2.04%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.02%) IBM