Period
to 21 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +43
Contract jobs citing REST 43 31 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.09% 2.48% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.07% 8.14% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 53
North East median daily rate £475 £475 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.72% -5.06%
10th Percentile £350 £371 £313
90th Percentile £528 £588 £536
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +26.98%

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 427 381 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.70% 30.53% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 278 388
North East median daily rate £450 £393 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.65% +10.56% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £285
90th Percentile £569 £530 £536
England median daily rate £500 £475 £442
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.47% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
North East median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £15.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +182.11% -45.22%
10th Percentile £27.80 £21.30 £9.99
90th Percentile £47.65 £46.38 £19.94
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% - +5.81%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +18 39 £475 - 2
Durham -12 3 £375 - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) SOAP
3 21 (48.84%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) Microservices
4 17 (39.53%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) Scala
6 15 (34.88%) TDD
6 15 (34.88%) HTML5
7 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 14 (32.56%) Web Services
7 14 (32.56%) CSS
8 13 (30.23%) XML
8 13 (30.23%) JSON
8 13 (30.23%) Selenium
9 12 (27.91%) JIRA
9 12 (27.91%) SQL
9 12 (27.91%) Cucumber
9 12 (27.91%) Play Framework
10 11 (25.58%) DevOps
10 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
10 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
11 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
12 9 (20.93%) jQuery
12 9 (20.93%) Spring
12 9 (20.93%) C#
12 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
12 9 (20.93%) BDD
12 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
13 7 (16.28%) 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 7 (16.28%) Confluence
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) Apache
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) nginx
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.65%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Force.com
2 4 (9.30%) GitHub
3 3 (6.98%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.65%) Slack
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) FTP
2 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) Sqoop
4 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Selenium
2 12 (27.91%) Cucumber
2 12 (27.91%) JIRA
3 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
4 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
6 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
7 4 (9.30%) Maven
8 3 (6.98%) Ant
8 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.98%) Gatling
8 3 (6.98%) GitLab
8 3 (6.98%) Grunt
8 3 (6.98%) gulp
8 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
8 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
8 3 (6.98%) JUnit
8 3 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (6.98%) Sublime Text
9 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Scala Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Programmer
5 6 (13.95%) Salesforce Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Integration Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) BPM Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Java Software Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) SOAP
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 15 (34.88%) HTML5
4 14 (32.56%) CSS
4 14 (32.56%) Web Services
5 13 (30.23%) JSON
5 13 (30.23%) XML
6 12 (27.91%) Play Framework
7 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.93%) jQuery
7 9 (20.93%) Spring
8 6 (13.95%) .NET
8 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.95%) Visualforce
9 5 (11.63%) Middleware
9 5 (11.63%) Spring Boot
9 5 (11.63%) XSD
10 4 (9.30%) Ajax
10 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
11 3 (6.98%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) e-Learning
1 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Microservices
3 15 (34.88%) TDD
4 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.58%) DevOps
5 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) Open Source
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
8 6 (13.95%) Test Management
8 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.63%) Coaching
9 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) Neuroscience
9 5 (11.63%) User Stories
10 4 (9.30%) Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) SDLC
11 3 (6.98%) Content Management
11 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Scala
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) C#
6 6 (13.95%) Apex Code
6 6 (13.95%) SOQL
7 5 (11.63%) Java 8
7 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.30%) Groovy
9 3 (6.98%) Haskell
9 3 (6.98%) Perl
9 3 (6.98%) Python
9 3 (6.98%) Ruby
10 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Apache Flume
1 4 (9.30%) HDFS
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Kibana
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Grafana
3 2 (4.65%) Nessus
4 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) Pega
3 3 (6.98%) webMethods
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Zend