Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 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)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 37 133
Rank change year-on-year -39 +96 -48
Contract jobs citing REST 31 78 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.40% 6.02% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.51% 17.41% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 56 15
North East median daily rate £475 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +23.21% -6.04%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £276
90th Percentile £558 £538 £495
England median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £48.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -12.37% +25.16% +10.71%

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 413 448 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.02% 34.57% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 289 365
North East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £275 £287 £270
90th Percentile £520 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £33.07 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.32% +18.09% +73.27%
10th Percentile £41.38 £12.46 £16.86
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.73 £28.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.13 £38.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +5.61% +8.57%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -38 28 £475 +17.72% 6
Durham -2 3 £375 +25.00% 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 North East region with a requirement for REST.

1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Microservices
3 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
3 13 (41.94%) JIRA
3 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
4 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) DevOps
5 11 (35.48%) Confluence
5 11 (35.48%) Java
6 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) SDLC
7 9 (29.03%) SFIA
7 9 (29.03%) Slack
7 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (29.03%) Coaching
7 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (29.03%) BDD
7 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.81%) OWASP
8 8 (25.81%) Nessus
8 8 (25.81%) WCAG
8 8 (25.81%) JSON
8 8 (25.81%) JMeter
8 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
8 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
8 8 (25.81%) Burp Suite
9 7 (22.58%) Node.js
9 7 (22.58%) Selenium

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 11 (35.48%) Confluence
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Slack
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) BrowserStack
4 2 (6.45%) GitHub
4 2 (6.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.23%) Force.com
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
1 13 (41.94%) JIRA
2 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) Burp Suite
3 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
3 8 (25.81%) JMeter
3 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
4 7 (22.58%) Selenium
5 5 (16.13%) FindBugs
5 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.68%) JUnit
6 3 (9.68%) Subversion
7 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
7 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
7 2 (6.45%) Gradle
7 2 (6.45%) Hamcrest
7 2 (6.45%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Test Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
2 8 (25.81%) JSON
3 7 (22.58%) Node.js
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) Spring
7 3 (9.68%) XML
8 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) JAXB
8 2 (6.45%) JDBC
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) Swagger
9 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Microservices
3 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (38.71%) DevOps
4 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) SDLC
6 9 (29.03%) BDD
6 9 (29.03%) Coaching
6 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (29.03%) SFIA
6 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) OWASP
8 7 (22.58%) Kanban
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
9 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
10 5 (16.13%) DSDM
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) Java 8
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) WCAG
2 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Nessus
2 3 (9.68%) HP ALM
3 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.45%) Terraform
4 1 (3.23%) Grafana
4 1 (3.23%) Graylog
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) HP
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Informatica
2 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.23%) Capita
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com