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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 50 39
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing REST 26 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.69% 1.83% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.46% 7.04% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 3
Median daily rate £388 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 158 142 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.57% 26.01% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 62
Median daily rate £380 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +19 26 £388 -0.64% 2
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 39 (88.64%) Java
2 33 (75.00%) Web Services
2 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
4 23 (52.27%) TDD
4 23 (52.27%) Git (software)
4 23 (52.27%) BDD
5 22 (50.00%) CSS
6 18 (40.91%) Linux
6 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 17 (38.64%) User Experience
7 17 (38.64%) Unix
7 17 (38.64%) SOAP
8 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
9 15 (34.09%) Spring
9 15 (34.09%) Front End Development
10 14 (31.82%) DevOps
10 14 (31.82%) Mac OS X
11 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
12 12 (27.27%) Prototyping
13 11 (25.00%) Line Management
13 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
14 10 (22.73%) Node.js
15 9 (20.45%) Scala
15 9 (20.45%) Web Development
15 9 (20.45%) HTML
16 8 (18.18%) XML
17 7 (15.91%) XSD
17 7 (15.91%) Hibernate

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 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Redis
6 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Power BI
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Maven
3 5 (11.36%) Gradle
3 5 (11.36%) JUnit
3 5 (11.36%) Mockito
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) jMock
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium
5 3 (6.82%) Spock
6 2 (4.55%) Ant
6 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.55%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.55%) EasyMock
6 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.55%) NUnit
6 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.55%) Subversion
7 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 23 (52.27%) Java Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (15.91%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Digital Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.27%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.27%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) Web Services
2 22 (50.00%) CSS
3 17 (38.64%) SOAP
4 15 (34.09%) Spring
5 10 (22.73%) Node.js
6 9 (20.45%) HTML
7 8 (18.18%) XML
8 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
8 7 (15.91%) XSD
9 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.36%) Java EE
9 5 (11.36%) RESTful
9 5 (11.36%) WSDL
10 4 (9.09%) CSS3
10 4 (9.09%) HTML5
10 4 (9.09%) JSON
11 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
12 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
12 2 (4.55%) PowerMock
12 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Unix
3 14 (31.82%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) BDD
2 23 (52.27%) TDD
3 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 15 (34.09%) Front End Development
5 14 (31.82%) DevOps
6 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (27.27%) Prototyping
8 11 (25.00%) Line Management
8 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (20.45%) Web Development
10 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (15.91%) Open Source
11 6 (13.64%) OO
12 5 (11.36%) Scrum
12 5 (11.36%) Service Design
12 5 (11.36%) UML
13 4 (9.09%) Microservices
13 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) Scala
4 6 (13.64%) Groovy
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Clojure
6 2 (4.55%) Go
7 1 (2.27%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.27%) ES6
7 1 (2.27%) Jython
7 1 (2.27%) Korn
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.27%) Solace
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
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