Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 75 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 +46 -21
Contract jobs citing REST 38 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.89% 2.36% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.41% 8.01% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 38
North East median daily rate £470 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +2.78% -0.55%
10th Percentile £335 £385 £348
90th Percentile £538 £588 £521
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -16.00%

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 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 404 362 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.68% 29.43% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 250 528
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £285
90th Percentile £556 £538 £507
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 17
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -3.45% +42.86%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.83 £14.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £44.98 £37.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +5 31 £473 +2.16% 20
Durham - 5 £375 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) Microservices
4 18 (47.37%) SOAP
5 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) JIRA
6 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 15 (39.47%) DevOps
8 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
9 13 (34.21%) Node.js
9 13 (34.21%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) XML
10 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
11 11 (28.95%) BDD
11 11 (28.95%) Scala
11 11 (28.95%) TDD
11 11 (28.95%) Spring
11 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
11 11 (28.95%) Web Services
11 11 (28.95%) HTML
11 11 (28.95%) CSS
12 10 (26.32%) JUnit
12 10 (26.32%) JSON
12 10 (26.32%) Selenium
12 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
12 10 (26.32%) Play Framework
13 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
13 9 (23.68%) HTML5
13 9 (23.68%) GitHub

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 8 (21.05%) Confluence
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) nginx
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.63%) Liferay
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) GitHub
2 5 (13.16%) Slack
3 4 (10.53%) Google Analytics
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) Force.com
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
1 4 (10.53%) SSL
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 16 (42.11%) JIRA
2 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 10 (26.32%) JUnit
3 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 6 (15.79%) Maven
5 5 (13.16%) Ant
5 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
5 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.53%) Gatling
6 4 (10.53%) Grunt
6 4 (10.53%) gulp
6 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
6 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (10.53%) Sublime Text
6 4 (10.53%) Subversion
7 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
7 3 (7.89%) Gradle
7 3 (7.89%) JDeveloper
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Scala Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Programmer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Open Source Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Open Source Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SOA Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.63%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) SOAP
2 13 (34.21%) Node.js
3 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
3 12 (31.58%) XML
4 11 (28.95%) CSS
4 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) Spring
4 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 10 (26.32%) JSON
5 10 (26.32%) Play Framework
6 9 (23.68%) HTML5
6 9 (23.68%) jQuery
7 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
7 8 (21.05%) XSLT
8 6 (15.79%) J2EE
9 5 (13.16%) EJB
9 5 (13.16%) Gherkin
9 5 (13.16%) Servlets
10 4 (10.53%) J2SE
10 4 (10.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Microservices
3 15 (39.47%) DevOps
4 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.95%) BDD
5 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.95%) TDD
6 9 (23.68%) Open Source
6 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.79%) Coaching
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
8 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Web Development
9 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.53%) SOA
9 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Scala
5 6 (15.79%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) Python
7 4 (10.53%) Groovy
7 4 (10.53%) Haskell
7 4 (10.53%) Java 8
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 4 (10.53%) XPath
8 3 (7.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (7.89%) XQuery
9 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.63%) Korn
9 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Grafana
1 4 (10.53%) Kibana
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe
1 4 (10.53%) Google
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
1 4 (10.53%) webMethods
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Solace