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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing REST 14 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.29% 2.07% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.28% 6.92% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Median daily rate £500 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £439 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 114 130 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.97% 29.95% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 100 63
Median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +14 12 £500 +33.33% 4
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 34 (85.00%) Java
1 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (82.50%) CSS
2 33 (82.50%) Git (software)
3 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (77.50%) TDD
4 31 (77.50%) Web Services
4 31 (77.50%) BDD
5 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
6 27 (67.50%) Front End Development
6 27 (67.50%) Linux
7 26 (65.00%) Test Automation
7 26 (65.00%) User Experience
8 25 (62.50%) Unix
9 24 (60.00%) Mac OS X
10 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
11 22 (55.00%) Prototyping
12 21 (52.50%) Line Management
12 21 (52.50%) Mentoring
13 18 (45.00%) DevOps
14 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (32.50%) Web Development
16 12 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
17 11 (27.50%) HTML
17 11 (27.50%) React
18 9 (22.50%) SOAP
19 8 (20.00%) Spring
19 8 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
20 7 (17.50%) 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 3 (7.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (82.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Mockito
4 2 (5.00%) DbUnit
4 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.00%) Gradle
4 2 (5.00%) jMock
4 2 (5.00%) NUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Spock
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (55.00%) Java Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) CSS
2 31 (77.50%) Web Services
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
3 11 (27.50%) React
4 9 (22.50%) SOAP
5 8 (20.00%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.00%) Apache Camel
6 6 (15.00%) CSS3
6 6 (15.00%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) JMS
7 5 (12.50%) Node.js
8 4 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.50%) JSON
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
9 3 (7.50%) Sass
9 3 (7.50%) XML
10 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.00%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) Unix
3 24 (60.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) BDD
2 31 (77.50%) TDD
3 27 (67.50%) Front End Development
4 26 (65.00%) Test Automation
5 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
6 22 (55.00%) Prototyping
7 21 (52.50%) Line Management
7 21 (52.50%) Mentoring
8 18 (45.00%) DevOps
9 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (32.50%) Web Development
11 12 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (12.50%) OO
13 5 (12.50%) Open Source
13 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
13 5 (12.50%) Scrum
13 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
1 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 2 (5.00%) Go
3 2 (5.00%) Scala
4 1 (2.50%) ECMAScript
4 1 (2.50%) ES6
4 1 (2.50%) Korn
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.50%) XAML
4 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.50%) Solace
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin