Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 76 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 35 83 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.78% 3.68% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.23% 10.85% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 64 17
North East median daily rate £475 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +45.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £388 £345 £250
90th Percentile £588 £528 £545
England median daily rate £484 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.10% +17.42% +20.16%

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 342 765 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.12% 33.88% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 549 377
North East median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £287 £270
90th Percentile £550 £526 £534
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £26.89 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.04% +3.43% -5.45%
10th Percentile £18.45 £8.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.15 £36.50 £45.75
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +14 35 £475 +8.57% 7
REST
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 28 (80.00%) JIRA
1 28 (80.00%) Confluence
2 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
3 23 (65.71%) Mentoring
3 23 (65.71%) Coaching
4 21 (60.00%) Slack
4 21 (60.00%) BDD
4 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 20 (57.14%) OWASP
5 20 (57.14%) Microservices
6 19 (54.29%) SDLC
6 19 (54.29%) SFIA
6 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (45.71%) JMeter
8 15 (42.86%) DevOps
9 14 (40.00%) Burp Suite
9 14 (40.00%) HP UFT
9 14 (40.00%) LoadRunner
9 14 (40.00%) Java
9 14 (40.00%) Nessus
9 14 (40.00%) WCAG
10 13 (37.14%) TDD
10 13 (37.14%) ITIL
10 13 (37.14%) Linux
10 13 (37.14%) Web Operations
11 12 (34.29%) JSON
12 11 (31.43%) Test Management
12 11 (31.43%) Open Source
12 11 (31.43%) Scrum

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 28 (80.00%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Slack
2 2 (5.71%) Boomi
3 1 (2.86%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
1 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
1 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 28 (80.00%) JIRA
2 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
3 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 16 (45.71%) JMeter
5 14 (40.00%) Burp Suite
5 14 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 14 (40.00%) LoadRunner
6 8 (22.86%) Selenium
7 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (8.57%) JUnit
9 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.71%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (5.71%) Subversion
10 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.86%) FindBugs
10 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
10 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.86%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Test Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Digital Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) JSON
2 8 (22.86%) Ajax
2 8 (22.86%) CSS
2 8 (22.86%) CSS3
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) HTML5
2 8 (22.86%) SOAP
3 7 (20.00%) Spring
4 6 (17.14%) Django
4 6 (17.14%) RESTful
4 6 (17.14%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) Node.js
6 3 (8.57%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.71%) JDBC
7 2 (5.71%) LDAP
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.71%) XSD
7 2 (5.71%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Smartphone
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Coaching
2 23 (65.71%) Mentoring
3 21 (60.00%) BDD
4 20 (57.14%) Microservices
4 20 (57.14%) OWASP
5 19 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (54.29%) SDLC
5 19 (54.29%) SFIA
6 15 (42.86%) DevOps
7 13 (37.14%) ITIL
7 13 (37.14%) TDD
7 13 (37.14%) Web Operations
8 11 (31.43%) Open Source
8 11 (31.43%) Scrum
8 11 (31.43%) Service Management
8 11 (31.43%) Test Management
9 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
11 7 (20.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (17.14%) Scala
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) XPath
7 2 (5.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) WCAG
2 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
1 4 (11.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Nessus
2 5 (14.29%) Puppet
3 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Graylog
5 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
5 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Dell
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO