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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 41 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16  
Contract jobs citing REST 47 55 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.63% 3.95% 7.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.24% 11.04% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 45
Median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 418 498 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.14% 35.72% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 371 297
Median daily rate £375 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Leeds

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Leeds

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (70.30%) Java
3 45 (44.55%) Spring
4 41 (40.59%) HTML
5 37 (36.63%) Scrum
5 37 (36.63%) SOAP
6 36 (35.64%) CSS
7 35 (34.65%) JSON
8 31 (30.69%) TDD
8 31 (30.69%) Scala
8 31 (30.69%) HTML5
9 30 (29.70%) Open Source
9 30 (29.70%) CSS3
9 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
10 29 (28.71%) Ruby
11 28 (27.72%) Ajax
11 28 (27.72%) Jenkins
11 28 (27.72%) Git (software)
12 26 (25.74%) Software Engineering
12 26 (25.74%) JIRA
13 24 (23.76%) Ruby on Rails
13 24 (23.76%) JUnit
13 24 (23.76%) Django
14 22 (21.78%) NoSQL
14 22 (21.78%) Linux
14 22 (21.78%) Python
14 22 (21.78%) MVC
15 21 (20.79%) RESTful
15 21 (20.79%) User Experience
16 20 (19.80%) Play Framework

REST
Top Related 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 15 (14.85%) Confluence
2 7 (6.93%) Mule
2 7 (6.93%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) GitHub
2 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.97%) CloudBees
3 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.97%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.97%) PaaS
3 3 (2.97%) SaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Slack
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) HTTP
2 4 (3.96%) DNS
2 4 (3.96%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) Internet
2 4 (3.96%) LDAP
2 4 (3.96%) SMTP
2 4 (3.96%) SSH
3 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) NoSQL
2 20 (19.80%) MySQL
3 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
3 15 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (14.85%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
6 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (27.72%) Git (software)
1 28 (27.72%) Jenkins
2 26 (25.74%) JIRA
3 24 (23.76%) JUnit
4 10 (9.90%) Subversion
5 8 (7.92%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.93%) Selenium
7 6 (5.94%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.94%) JMeter
8 5 (4.95%) Maven
8 5 (4.95%) SonarQube
8 5 (4.95%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.96%) FitNesse
9 4 (3.96%) Gatling
9 4 (3.96%) Mockito
10 2 (1.98%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.98%) Gradle
10 2 (1.98%) Hudson
10 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) German Language
Job Titles
1 71 (70.30%) Developer
2 39 (38.61%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (13.86%) Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Agile Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Java Scala Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Scala Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (6.93%) MuleSoft Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Integration Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Agile Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.55%) Spring
2 41 (40.59%) HTML
3 37 (36.63%) SOAP
4 36 (35.64%) CSS
5 35 (34.65%) JSON
6 31 (30.69%) HTML5
7 30 (29.70%) CSS3
8 28 (27.72%) Ajax
9 24 (23.76%) Django
9 24 (23.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (20.79%) RESTful
11 20 (19.80%) Play Framework
12 18 (17.82%) Web Services
13 17 (16.83%) Guice
13 17 (16.83%) Hibernate
13 17 (16.83%) Spring MVC
14 11 (10.89%) Node.js
15 9 (8.91%) J2EE
16 8 (7.92%) JMS
17 7 (6.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) User Experience
2 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Unix
3 4 (3.96%) Android
4 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.99%) Windows
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.63%) Scrum
3 31 (30.69%) TDD
4 30 (29.70%) Open Source
5 26 (25.74%) Software Engineering
6 22 (21.78%) MVC
7 18 (17.82%) Kanban
7 18 (17.82%) Microservices
8 17 (16.83%) Configuration Management
9 16 (15.84%) Automated Testing
9 16 (15.84%) BDD
9 16 (15.84%) Front End Development
10 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (13.86%) DevOps
12 13 (12.87%) OO
13 12 (11.88%) API Development
13 12 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
14 11 (10.89%) SOA
15 10 (9.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) Scala
3 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.71%) Ruby
5 22 (21.78%) Python
6 18 (17.82%) SQL
7 15 (14.85%) C#
8 10 (9.90%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.94%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) C++
10 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.98%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.98%) Go
11 2 (1.98%) Korn
11 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) FATCA
3 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.97%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) vCloud
3 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Puppet
1 6 (5.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Google
2 17 (16.83%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) MuleSoft
4 7 (6.93%) VMware
5 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) Solace
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) EMC
7 1 (0.99%) Magma
7 1 (0.99%) Sage
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) Zend
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