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 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 62 90
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28  
Contract jobs citing REST 35 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.19% 2.72% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.94% 6.62% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 13
Median daily rate £406 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 441 619 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 40.20% 40.99% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 461 309
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 62 (75.61%) Java
1 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.78%) Open Source
3 38 (46.34%) Spring
4 37 (45.12%) HTML
5 36 (43.90%) CSS
5 36 (43.90%) Test Automation
6 33 (40.24%) Scrum
6 33 (40.24%) HTML5
7 32 (39.02%) Git (software)
7 32 (39.02%) JSON
8 31 (37.80%) JIRA
8 31 (37.80%) Jenkins
9 30 (36.59%) CSS3
9 30 (36.59%) Ajax
10 29 (35.37%) JUnit
10 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
10 29 (35.37%) Scala
10 29 (35.37%) Ruby
11 28 (34.15%) NoSQL
11 28 (34.15%) MySQL
11 28 (34.15%) Linux
11 28 (34.15%) TDD
12 27 (32.93%) SOAP
13 26 (31.71%) Software Engineering
13 26 (31.71%) Confluence
14 24 (29.27%) Ruby on Rails
14 24 (29.27%) Django
15 23 (28.05%) Microservices
16 22 (26.83%) Play Framework

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 26 (31.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) SAS
2 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Slack
2 3 (3.66%) SaaS
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) DNS
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
2 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 3 (3.66%) SMTP
2 3 (3.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) MySQL
1 28 (34.15%) NoSQL
2 19 (23.17%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (21.95%) MongoDB
3 18 (21.95%) Relational Database
4 16 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.88%) Big Data
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (39.02%) Git (software)
2 31 (37.80%) Jenkins
2 31 (37.80%) JIRA
3 29 (35.37%) JUnit
4 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
4 14 (17.07%) Subversion
5 9 (10.98%) Jasmine
6 6 (7.32%) Selenium
7 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.88%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.66%) JMeter
8 3 (3.66%) Maven
9 2 (2.44%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.44%) GitLab
9 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.44%) jMock
9 2 (2.44%) Mockito
9 2 (2.44%) NUnit
9 2 (2.44%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
1 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) German Language
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (69.51%) Developer
2 35 (42.68%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Java Scala Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Scala Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (10.98%) Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Tester
10 3 (3.66%) DevOps Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Digital Architect
10 3 (3.66%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.34%) Spring
2 37 (45.12%) HTML
3 36 (43.90%) CSS
4 33 (40.24%) HTML5
5 32 (39.02%) JSON
6 30 (36.59%) Ajax
6 30 (36.59%) CSS3
7 27 (32.93%) SOAP
8 24 (29.27%) Django
8 24 (29.27%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (26.83%) Play Framework
10 21 (25.61%) RESTful
11 18 (21.95%) Guice
11 18 (21.95%) Spring MVC
12 14 (17.07%) Node.js
13 13 (15.85%) Hibernate
13 13 (15.85%) Web Services
14 5 (6.10%) .NET
14 5 (6.10%) XML
15 4 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) User Experience
2 12 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Replication
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.78%) Open Source
3 36 (43.90%) Test Automation
4 33 (40.24%) Scrum
5 28 (34.15%) TDD
6 26 (31.71%) Software Engineering
7 23 (28.05%) Microservices
8 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (26.83%) MVC
9 20 (24.39%) Configuration Management
10 17 (20.73%) BDD
10 17 (20.73%) DevOps
11 14 (17.07%) OWASP
11 14 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (17.07%) Web Design
12 13 (15.85%) Front End Development
12 13 (15.85%) Kanban
13 11 (13.41%) SDLC
14 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
14 8 (9.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 62 (75.61%) Java
2 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
2 29 (35.37%) Ruby
2 29 (35.37%) Scala
3 22 (26.83%) Python
3 22 (26.83%) SQL
4 18 (21.95%) C#
5 6 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.88%) PHP
6 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.66%) C++
7 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.44%) Go
8 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.44%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Docker
1 3 (3.66%) vCloud
1 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) vRealize
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Google
2 11 (13.41%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.10%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Magma
5 1 (1.22%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
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