Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 19 February 2019 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 57 70
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 40 34 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.30% 3.71% 3.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.65% 12.59% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 50
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £478 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +8.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £324 £385 £345
90th Percentile £538 £588 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £478 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +0.63% +8.57% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 293 270 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.51% 29.48% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 203 464
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.25% -4.12%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £400 £353
% change year-on-year +12.50% +13.48% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £46.25 £13.50 £34.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +242.59% -60.67% +25.97%
10th Percentile £44.23 £12.75 £15.52
90th Percentile £48.48 £14.25 £36.70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.50 £13.50 £34.33
% change year-on-year +237.04% -60.67% +25.97%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Newcastle upon Tyne

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Newcastle upon Tyne

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for REST.

1 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) Microservices
3 25 (62.50%) Java
4 20 (50.00%) JIRA
5 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
5 19 (47.50%) TDD
6 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
7 17 (42.50%) Scala
7 17 (42.50%) Selenium
7 17 (42.50%) SQL
7 17 (42.50%) SOAP
8 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
9 15 (37.50%) BDD
10 14 (35.00%) DevOps
10 14 (35.00%) Play Framework
10 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
11 13 (32.50%) HTML
11 13 (32.50%) Confluence
11 13 (32.50%) HTML5
11 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
12 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (27.50%) Scrum
13 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
14 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (25.00%) Spring
14 10 (25.00%) JSON
14 10 (25.00%) JUnit
14 10 (25.00%) CSS
14 10 (25.00%) Web Services

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (32.50%) Confluence
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 4 (10.00%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.00%) Documentum
6 1 (2.50%) Liferay
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) GitHub
2 6 (15.00%) Slack
3 4 (10.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
2 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.00%) Sqoop
4 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) JIRA
2 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
3 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
4 17 (42.50%) Selenium
5 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (25.00%) JUnit
7 8 (20.00%) Maven
8 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 5 (12.50%) GitLab
10 4 (10.00%) Ant
10 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
10 4 (10.00%) Gatling
10 4 (10.00%) Grunt
10 4 (10.00%) gulp
10 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
10 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
10 4 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (10.00%) Sublime Text
10 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Scala Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Programmer
5 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Backend Developer
9 2 (5.00%) BPM Developer
9 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) SOAP
2 14 (35.00%) Play Framework
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 13 (32.50%) HTML5
4 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
4 10 (25.00%) JSON
4 10 (25.00%) Spring
4 10 (25.00%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
5 8 (20.00%) Node.js
6 6 (15.00%) J2EE
6 6 (15.00%) XSD
7 5 (12.50%) EJB
7 5 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 5 (12.50%) Servlets
8 4 (10.00%) J2SE
8 4 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) Microservices
3 19 (47.50%) TDD
4 15 (37.50%) BDD
5 14 (35.00%) DevOps
6 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (27.50%) Scrum
8 9 (22.50%) Coaching
8 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
8 9 (22.50%) Open Source
9 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.50%) Test Management
10 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.00%) SDLC
10 6 (15.00%) User Stories
11 5 (12.50%) Analytics
11 5 (12.50%) Kanban
11 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) Scala
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Groovy
4 5 (12.50%) Java 8
4 5 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Haskell
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) XPath
7 2 (5.00%) XQuery
8 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.50%) Korn
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Apache Flume
2 4 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Kibana
2 4 (10.00%) Grafana
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Nessus
4 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe
1 4 (10.00%) Google
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
1 4 (10.00%) webMethods
2 3 (7.50%) Pega
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Solace
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk