Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 56 64
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +36
Contract jobs citing REST 33 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.53% 3.90% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.50% 12.54% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 32
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £408 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.10% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £340 £388
90th Percentile £510 £538 £588
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £408 £480 £475
% change year-on-year -15.10% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 200 279 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.43% 31.10% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 211 208
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +15.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £314 £325 £295
90th Percentile £578 £600 £554
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £52.25 £46.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.97% +293.62% -67.36%
10th Percentile £48.98 £44.23 £10.28
90th Percentile £55.93 £48.48 £13.83
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.25 £45.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year +16.11% +282.98% -67.36%

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 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 (78.79%) JavaScript
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
2 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
3 21 (63.64%) Microservices
4 20 (60.61%) CSS
4 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (57.58%) HTML
6 17 (51.52%) Java
6 17 (51.52%) Selenium
6 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
6 17 (51.52%) HTML5
6 17 (51.52%) CSS3
7 16 (48.48%) JSON
8 15 (45.45%) Scala
8 15 (45.45%) Scrum
9 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
10 13 (39.39%) WCAG
10 13 (39.39%) XML
10 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
11 12 (36.36%) Gatling
11 12 (36.36%) GitHub
11 12 (36.36%) SOAP
11 12 (36.36%) Node.js
12 11 (33.33%) Gherkin
12 11 (33.33%) JUnit
12 11 (33.33%) Sass
12 11 (33.33%) DevOps
12 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
12 11 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier

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 6 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) GitHub
2 10 (30.30%) Google Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) AWS
4 6 (18.18%) OpenShift
4 6 (18.18%) Serverless
5 2 (6.06%) BrowserStack
5 2 (6.06%) Slack
6 1 (3.03%) Azure
6 1 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) HTTP
1 10 (30.30%) SSL
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
2 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
2 17 (51.52%) Selenium
3 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
4 12 (36.36%) Gatling
5 11 (33.33%) JUnit
6 7 (21.21%) Maven
7 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
7 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
8 3 (9.09%) Hudson
8 3 (9.09%) JIRA
8 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
9 2 (6.06%) Burp Suite
9 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
9 2 (6.06%) JMeter
9 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
9 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Backend Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) CSS
2 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 17 (51.52%) CSS3
3 17 (51.52%) HTML5
4 16 (48.48%) JSON
5 13 (39.39%) XML
6 12 (36.36%) Node.js
6 12 (36.36%) SOAP
7 11 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 11 (33.33%) Sass
8 10 (30.30%) Play Framework
9 9 (27.27%) Web Services
10 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
10 8 (24.24%) React
11 7 (21.21%) .NET
11 7 (21.21%) .NET Core
11 7 (21.21%) Ajax
11 7 (21.21%) jQuery
11 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (12.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
2 21 (63.64%) Microservices
3 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (45.45%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
6 11 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 11 (33.33%) DevOps
6 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (30.30%) Analytics
7 10 (30.30%) Lean Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) Open Source
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (27.27%) Kanban
8 9 (27.27%) Line Management
8 9 (27.27%) Web Development
9 8 (24.24%) MVC
10 7 (21.21%) Build Automation
10 7 (21.21%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) Java
3 15 (45.45%) Scala
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) C#
5 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
5 7 (21.21%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
5 7 (21.21%) TypeScript
6 5 (15.15%) Java 8
7 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.03%) XPath
7 1 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) WCAG
2 4 (12.12%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Grafana
1 10 (30.30%) Kibana
2 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes
2 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (21.21%) Puppet
3 6 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow