Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 14 December 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)
England > North East
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 114 95
Rank change year-on-year +40 -19 -44
Contract jobs citing REST 29 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.35% 1.78% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.55% 6.34% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 26
North East median daily rate £463 £450 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -0.55% +29.29%
10th Percentile £385 £348 £275
90th Percentile £588 £521 £653
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.00% +7.14%

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 339 725 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.45% 27.98% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 501 392
North East median daily rate £400 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £295 £280 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.65% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 11
North East median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.83 £16.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.98 £37.00 £28.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for REST in the North East

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in the North East

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the North East over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in the North East

REST
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North East region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +43 29 £463 +2.78% 2
REST
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 North East region with a requirement for REST.

1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) JIRA
2 20 (68.97%) Confluence
3 19 (65.52%) Coaching
4 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
4 16 (55.17%) Mentoring
5 15 (51.72%) JSON
6 14 (48.28%) BDD
6 14 (48.28%) OWASP
6 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
6 14 (48.28%) Java
6 14 (48.28%) Slack
7 13 (44.83%) TDD
7 13 (44.83%) Open Source
8 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
8 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
8 12 (41.38%) DevOps
8 12 (41.38%) Microservices
8 12 (41.38%) SDLC
8 12 (41.38%) SFIA
8 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (41.38%) MySQL
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) HTML
9 10 (34.48%) CSS
9 10 (34.48%) JMeter
9 10 (34.48%) Ajax
9 10 (34.48%) HTML5
9 10 (34.48%) Web Operations

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 20 (68.97%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Slack
2 2 (6.90%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
1 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
1 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) JIRA
2 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
3 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
4 10 (34.48%) JMeter
5 8 (27.59%) Burp Suite
5 8 (27.59%) HP UFT
5 8 (27.59%) LoadRunner
6 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 4 (13.79%) JUnit
8 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.90%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (6.90%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) JIRA Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) JSON
2 10 (34.48%) Ajax
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) CSS3
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) HTML5
3 9 (31.03%) Django
4 8 (27.59%) SOAP
4 8 (27.59%) Spring
5 6 (20.69%) RESTful
6 5 (17.24%) Play Framework
6 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) Node.js
8 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.90%) Guice
8 2 (6.90%) JPA
8 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
8 2 (6.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Coaching
3 16 (55.17%) Mentoring
4 14 (48.28%) BDD
4 14 (48.28%) OWASP
5 13 (44.83%) Open Source
5 13 (44.83%) TDD
6 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (41.38%) DevOps
6 12 (41.38%) Microservices
6 12 (41.38%) SDLC
6 12 (41.38%) SFIA
7 10 (34.48%) Web Operations
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) Service Management
9 8 (27.59%) Test Management
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
11 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
12 5 (17.24%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby
2 9 (31.03%) Scala
3 6 (20.69%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) XPath
5 2 (6.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) WCAG
2 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
1 4 (13.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Nessus
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Dell
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO