Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 61 52
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing REST 79 74 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.34% 3.30% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.06% 9.23% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 74 67
Leeds median daily rate £500 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £313
90th Percentile £550 £645 £543
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year - +8.57% +1.74%
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 872 802 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 36.89% 35.74% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 617 681
Leeds median daily rate £415 £410 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.22% -1.20% +10.67%
10th Percentile £317 £295 £300
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 53 (67.09%) JavaScript
2 44 (55.70%) Microservices
3 40 (50.63%) Java
4 39 (49.37%) Git (software)
5 37 (46.84%) Node.js
6 35 (44.30%) BDD
7 31 (39.24%) TDD
8 30 (37.97%) Linux
9 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (36.71%) MongoDB
10 28 (35.44%) JIRA
11 27 (34.18%) Confluence
12 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
13 25 (31.65%) Test Automation
13 25 (31.65%) SDLC
14 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
15 23 (29.11%) JSON
15 23 (29.11%) MySQL
16 22 (27.85%) HTML
16 22 (27.85%) Slack
17 21 (26.58%) SQL
18 20 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (25.32%) Mentoring
18 20 (25.32%) NoSQL
19 19 (24.05%) Coaching
19 19 (24.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 17 (21.52%) IntelliJ
21 16 (20.25%) Workflow
22 15 (18.99%) DOM

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 27 (34.18%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) Anypoint
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Mule
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) Kentico
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
1 1 (1.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) Slack
2 14 (17.72%) npm
3 5 (6.33%) GitHub
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.53%) Force.com
4 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) Sage Pay
4 2 (2.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) MongoDB
2 23 (29.11%) MySQL
3 20 (25.32%) NoSQL
3 20 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.86%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.53%) Parquet
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (49.37%) Git (software)
2 28 (35.44%) JIRA
3 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
4 17 (21.52%) IntelliJ
5 14 (17.72%) Babel
5 14 (17.72%) webpack
6 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
7 10 (12.66%) Maven
8 8 (10.13%) Selenium
8 8 (10.13%) Subversion
9 7 (8.86%) JMeter
10 5 (6.33%) Burp Suite
10 5 (6.33%) HP UFT
10 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
10 5 (6.33%) Mockito
11 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.80%) gulp
12 2 (2.53%) Gatling
12 2 (2.53%) Sublime Text
12 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 12 (15.19%) Banking
2 9 (11.39%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.46%) UI Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.06%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.06%) React Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Scala Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Software Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Designer
8 2 (2.53%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.84%) Node.js
2 23 (29.11%) JSON
3 22 (27.85%) HTML
4 19 (24.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (18.99%) DOM
5 15 (18.99%) React
6 14 (17.72%) Jest
6 14 (17.72%) Redux
7 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
7 13 (16.46%) SOAP
8 12 (15.19%) Web Services
9 10 (12.66%) CSS
9 10 (12.66%) JAX-RS
9 10 (12.66%) XML
10 8 (10.13%) Dropwizard
11 7 (8.86%) Spring
12 6 (7.59%) HTML5
13 5 (6.33%) .NET
14 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (5.06%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) User Experience
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.53%) CMDB
4 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Linux
2 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (13.92%) Android
3 11 (13.92%) Apple iOS
3 11 (13.92%) Unix
4 6 (7.59%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Microservices
2 35 (44.30%) BDD
3 31 (39.24%) TDD
4 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (31.65%) SDLC
5 25 (31.65%) Test Automation
6 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
7 20 (25.32%) Mentoring
8 19 (24.05%) Coaching
9 16 (20.25%) Workflow
10 15 (18.99%) DevOps
11 13 (16.46%) Benchmarking
11 13 (16.46%) Translating Business Requirements
12 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (12.66%) Web Development
14 9 (11.39%) Android Development
14 9 (11.39%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (11.39%) iOS Development
15 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (10.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.09%) JavaScript
2 40 (50.63%) Java
3 21 (26.58%) SQL
4 7 (8.86%) C#
5 6 (7.59%) Scala
6 4 (5.06%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.06%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) SOQL
7 2 (2.53%) Groovy
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) ES6
8 1 (1.27%) Java 8
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) WCAG
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Nessus
2 4 (5.06%) Grafana
3 3 (3.80%) Kibana
4 2 (2.53%) Graphite
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
4 2 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.27%) Graylog
5 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) MuleSoft
3 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.53%) Google
4 2 (2.53%) Splunk
4 2 (2.53%) Sun
4 2 (2.53%) Telerik
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.27%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.27%) webMethods
5 1 (1.27%) Workday