Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 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
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 5 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.01% 3.75% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.39% 10.50% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 30
South Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £404 £364 £371
90th Percentile £473 £574 £648
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%
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 114 362 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.98% 35.74% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 249 150
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £310
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £24.19 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.28% -30.89% -30.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.15 £17.83 £40.50
% change year-on-year +7.40% -55.98% +172.45%

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
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 29 February 2020. 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 +7 4 £431 -1.43% 6
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Terraform
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Mule
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) iPaaS

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 1 (20.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft