Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 44 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 38 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.83% 3.92% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.38% 12.11% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 29
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% +17.86%
10th Percentile £388 £338 £327
90th Percentile £575 £645 £444
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £431
% change year-on-year +4.65% -0.29% +1.47%
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 284 256 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 28.60% 32.41% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 168 249
South Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £269 £269 £258
90th Percentile £549 £538 £539
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £10.20
% change year-on-year -9.09% +304.41% -74.50%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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
Sheffield -2 26 £450 -10.00% 9
Doncaster - 1 £550 -
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Microservices
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) SOAP
4 18 (47.37%) Spring
4 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 17 (44.74%) Web Services
6 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
7 13 (34.21%) Docker
7 13 (34.21%) SDLC
7 13 (34.21%) Java 8
8 12 (31.58%) Kubernetes
9 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
9 11 (28.95%) Coaching
9 11 (28.95%) Puppet
9 11 (28.95%) BDD
10 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
10 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
10 10 (26.32%) JIRA
10 10 (26.32%) SOA
10 10 (26.32%) Ansible
10 10 (26.32%) Spring Boot
10 10 (26.32%) SFIA
10 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (23.68%) Confluence
12 8 (21.05%) Open Source
12 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
12 8 (21.05%) Finance

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 9 (23.68%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.63%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Slack
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Boomi
2 1 (2.63%) CloudBees
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) npm
2 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
1 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (26.32%) JIRA
4 6 (15.79%) HP UFT
5 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.53%) Selenium
7 3 (7.89%) Burp Suite
7 3 (7.89%) JMeter
7 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.26%) GitLab
8 2 (5.26%) JUnit
8 2 (5.26%) Maven
8 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.63%) Mocha
9 1 (2.63%) Protractor
9 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Architect
2 13 (34.21%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Senior QA Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Software Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.63%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) SOAP
1 18 (47.37%) Spring
2 17 (44.74%) Web Services
3 10 (26.32%) Spring Boot
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) Node.js
5 5 (13.16%) XML
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.26%) CSS3
8 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.26%) HTML5
8 2 (5.26%) JMS
8 2 (5.26%) LDAP
8 2 (5.26%) OAuth
8 2 (5.26%) OAuth2
8 2 (5.26%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) DataPower
1 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Microservices
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (34.21%) SDLC
5 11 (28.95%) BDD
5 11 (28.95%) Coaching
5 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
6 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (26.32%) SFIA
6 10 (26.32%) SOA
6 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 8 (21.05%) Open Source
7 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.42%) API Development
8 7 (18.42%) TDD
9 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
10 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
10 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
10 5 (13.16%) User Stories
10 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Java 8
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Sun Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) WCAG
3 2 (5.26%) PSD2
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 11 (28.95%) Puppet
3 10 (26.32%) Ansible
4 3 (7.89%) HP ALM
4 3 (7.89%) Nessus
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.63%) Grafana
6 1 (2.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) MuleSoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) CyberArk
4 2 (5.26%) hybris
4 2 (5.26%) Informatica
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) SAP