Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 64 131
Rank change year-on-year -5 +67 -55
Contract jobs citing REST 20 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.33% 2.96% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.78% 8.77% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 27
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £363 £392 £303
90th Percentile £550 £569 £508
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -15.00%
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 295 285 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.34% 33.69% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 186 394
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.55%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £267
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 23
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.89% +71.82%
10th Percentile £42.50 £16.50 £26.70
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.76 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year -5.56% +59.29% +70.31%

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 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (45.00%) Open Source
5 9 (45.00%) Node.js
6 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (35.00%) Open Source Development
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (30.00%) Microservices
8 6 (30.00%) Selenium
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) JIRA
10 4 (20.00%) TDD
11 3 (15.00%) Workflow
11 3 (15.00%) Scrum
11 3 (15.00%) XML
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) SOAP
11 3 (15.00%) DSDM
11 3 (15.00%) Kanban
11 3 (15.00%) jQuery

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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Liferay
3 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Slack
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Force.com
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) FindBugs
4 2 (10.00%) Burp Suite
4 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) Hamcrest
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Open Source Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Open Source Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solr Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Node.js
2 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Django
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) Java EE
7 1 (5.00%) JAXB
7 1 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (45.00%) Open Source
4 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (35.00%) Open Source Development
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Microservices
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) DSDM
9 3 (15.00%) Kanban
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) Workflow
10 2 (10.00%) Coaching
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) OWASP
10 2 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java 8
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WCAG
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP ALM
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com