Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 37 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.33% 2.49% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.21% 11.56% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 40
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £640 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.64% +50.59% -9.57%
10th Percentile £350 £373 £320
90th Percentile £556 £645 £492
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +0.58%
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 215 173 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 25.18% 21.57% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 121 301
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £269 £303 £275
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 £35.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -34.77% +137.29% -60.18%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +8 23 £438 -31.64% 6
Doncaster -1 1 £400 -30.43% 6
Barnsley - 1 - - 1
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 29 (78.38%) Java
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (59.46%) Web Services
4 18 (48.65%) Java 8
5 15 (40.54%) Ansible
5 15 (40.54%) Docker
6 14 (37.84%) DevOps
7 13 (35.14%) Linux
7 13 (35.14%) SQL
7 13 (35.14%) Spring
8 12 (32.43%) SOAP
9 11 (29.73%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (27.03%) Microservices
10 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
11 9 (24.32%) Apache Camel
11 9 (24.32%) Apache ServiceMix
11 9 (24.32%) Spring Boot
11 9 (24.32%) Apache CXF
11 9 (24.32%) Migration
11 9 (24.32%) JMS
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) SOA
12 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
12 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
12 8 (21.62%) Puppet
12 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (18.92%) SDLC
13 7 (18.92%) API Development
13 7 (18.92%) TDD

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 (24.32%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Jetty
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.70%) iPaaS
1 1 (2.70%) npm
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Serverless
1 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) JIRA
4 4 (10.81%) JUnit
4 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.11%) GitLab
5 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) Gatling
7 1 (2.70%) Gradle
7 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.70%) Mocha
7 1 (2.70%) Mockito
7 1 (2.70%) Protractor
7 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) Spring
3 12 (32.43%) SOAP
4 11 (29.73%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (24.32%) Apache Camel
5 9 (24.32%) Apache CXF
5 9 (24.32%) JMS
5 9 (24.32%) Spring Boot
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) .NET
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 4 (10.81%) JSON
9 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
9 3 (8.11%) Node.js
10 2 (5.41%) Kafka
10 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) DataPower
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) DevOps
3 10 (27.03%) Microservices
4 9 (24.32%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.62%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) API Development
6 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.92%) SDLC
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (10.81%) MVC
8 4 (10.81%) Open Source
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) API Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) Java 8
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.81%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Ansible
2 8 (21.62%) Puppet
3 6 (16.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.41%) Grafana
4 2 (5.41%) Terraform
5 1 (2.70%) Graylog
5 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.70%) Kibana
5 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.70%) vRealize
5 1 (2.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.70%) F5
2 1 (2.70%) hybris
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) VMware