Period
to 19 November 2018

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 November 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 68 107
Rank change year-on-year +15 +39 -31
Contract jobs citing REST 34 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.02% 2.80% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.26% 8.39% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 39
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £333 £413 £332
90th Percentile £550 £573 £520
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -2.17%
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 302 286 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.70% 33.37% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 199 459
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £390 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +10.64% -15.06%
10th Percentile £302 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 21
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +57.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £46.25 £16.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.76 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +2.22% +59.29% +4.63%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

1 26 (76.47%) Java
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (55.88%) DevOps
4 18 (52.94%) Microservices
4 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
5 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 16 (47.06%) Node.js
6 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
7 14 (41.18%) JIRA
8 13 (38.24%) Open Source
8 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
9 11 (32.35%) BDD
9 11 (32.35%) Selenium
9 11 (32.35%) TDD
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) SOAP
9 11 (32.35%) Web Services
10 10 (29.41%) JUnit
10 10 (29.41%) Spring
10 10 (29.41%) JSON
11 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
11 9 (26.47%) TOGAF
11 9 (26.47%) Confluence
11 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
12 8 (23.53%) Scrum
12 8 (23.53%) HTML
12 8 (23.53%) CSS

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 9 (26.47%) Confluence
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Solr
4 3 (8.82%) JBoss
4 3 (8.82%) nginx
4 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Liferay
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) GitHub
3 6 (17.65%) Slack
4 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) BrowserStack
5 2 (5.88%) PaaS
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.94%) Force.com
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
3 14 (41.18%) JIRA
4 11 (32.35%) Selenium
5 10 (29.41%) JUnit
6 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
7 6 (17.65%) Maven
8 4 (11.76%) Ant
8 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
8 4 (11.76%) Gradle
8 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
8 4 (11.76%) Subversion
9 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
9 3 (8.82%) Burp Suite
9 3 (8.82%) Gatling
9 3 (8.82%) GitLab
9 3 (8.82%) gulp
9 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
9 3 (8.82%) JMeter
9 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Open Source Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Open Source Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Backend Developer
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Node.js
2 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
3 11 (32.35%) SOAP
3 11 (32.35%) Web Services
4 10 (29.41%) JSON
4 10 (29.41%) Spring
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
5 8 (23.53%) XML
6 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
6 7 (20.59%) HTML5
7 6 (17.65%) Play Framework
8 5 (14.71%) J2EE
9 4 (11.76%) EJB
9 4 (11.76%) Gherkin
9 4 (11.76%) Java EE
9 4 (11.76%) Servlets
9 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
9 4 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) DevOps
3 18 (52.94%) Microservices
4 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (38.24%) Open Source
6 11 (32.35%) BDD
6 11 (32.35%) TDD
7 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
7 9 (26.47%) TOGAF
8 8 (23.53%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) Coaching
9 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (20.59%) Open Source Development
10 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (14.71%) SDLC
12 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (11.76%) MVC
12 4 (11.76%) Web Development
13 3 (8.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Scala
5 5 (14.71%) Java 8
6 4 (11.76%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) Groovy
7 3 (8.82%) Haskell
7 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby
7 3 (8.82%) XPath
8 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 2 (5.88%) XQuery
9 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.94%) Korn
9 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Grafana
1 3 (8.82%) Kibana
1 3 (8.82%) Nessus
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe
1 3 (8.82%) Google
1 3 (8.82%) webMethods
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.94%) Solace