Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 41 62
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 25 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.93% 4.17% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.47% 11.92% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 17
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £371 £320 £298
90th Percentile £651 £665 £521
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%
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 218 386 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 25.53% 34.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 258 204
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £237 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +455.56% -67.57%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £14.87 £32.50
% change year-on-year +175.82% -54.26% -18.75%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -13 22 £450 +5.88% 1
Doncaster - 2 £575 - 1
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 15 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) SOAP
3 11 (44.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) Microservices
4 9 (36.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) Confluence
5 8 (32.00%) Spring
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (32.00%) Coaching
5 8 (32.00%) SFIA
6 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) JIRA
6 7 (28.00%) OWASP
6 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Slack
8 5 (20.00%) Burp Suite
8 5 (20.00%) JMeter
8 5 (20.00%) Nessus
8 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 5 (20.00%) CRM
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) Waterfall

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 8 (32.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Slack
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) CloudBees
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) Burp Suite
3 5 (20.00%) JMeter
3 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (12.00%) Ant
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) React Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architect
5 2 (8.00%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Platform Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) SOAP
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) Java EE
4 3 (12.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (12.00%) JAX-WS
4 3 (12.00%) React
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) CAML
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Microservices
3 9 (36.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Coaching
4 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (32.00%) SFIA
5 7 (28.00%) OWASP
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) CRM
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) Service Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.00%) Data Management
9 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) MCSD
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) WCAG
2 2 (8.00%) PSD2
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 20022
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nessus
2 2 (8.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) Nintex