Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 19 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 38 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 17 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.09% 4.04% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.12% 11.32% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 17
South Yorkshire median daily rate £640 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.59% -9.57% +27.03%
10th Percentile £371 £320 £312
90th Percentile £645 £488 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £428
% change year-on-year +4.65% +0.58% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 168 424 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.61% 35.66% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 306 187
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £273
90th Percentile £579 £563 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +244.83% -42.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in South Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in South Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in South Yorkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Sheffield -16 14 £640 +50.59% 1
Doncaster - 2 £575 -
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) SOAP
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) Open Source
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) Microservices
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (29.41%) Coaching
7 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
7 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (29.41%) Spring
7 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
7 5 (29.41%) CRM
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) SFIA
9 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com CRM

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Slack
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Ant
3 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Lead Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Architect
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Node.js
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) Java EE
5 3 (17.65%) JAX-RS
5 3 (17.65%) JAX-WS
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) React
7 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) Microservices
4 6 (35.29%) Open Source
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Coaching
5 5 (29.41%) CRM
5 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) SFIA
7 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) MCSD
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
1 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP