Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 November 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 37 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 15 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.21% 4.87% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 12.67% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 15
Sheffield median daily rate £640 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.59% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £371 £320 £311
90th Percentile £645 £488 £533
South Yorkshire median daily rate £614 £425 £470
% change year-on-year +44.41% -9.57% +27.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 150 371 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.06% 38.45% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 272 172
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £306 £291 £276
90th Percentile £575 £574 £536
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.82% +13.33% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - £50.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +455.56% -60.44%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +244.83% -42.00%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Sheffield

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Sheffield

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for REST.

1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Microservices
5 6 (40.00%) Coaching
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Node.js
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) SOAP
6 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 5 (33.33%) SFIA
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) JBoss
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Slack
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Burp Suite
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Node.js
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) Java EE
5 3 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (20.00%) JAX-WS
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) React
7 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (46.67%) Microservices
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Coaching
4 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SFIA
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) SAP