Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 48 42
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +22
Contract jobs citing REST 36 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.04% 2.97% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.94% 10.63% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 42
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £640 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.78% +50.59% +25.93%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £320
90th Percentile £575 £645 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
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 241 207 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 27.08% 27.97% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 140 296
South Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £396 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -6.76% +17.24%
10th Percentile £268 £269 £285
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year +4.92% +158.47% -57.86%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 0 20 £450 -29.69% 6
Doncaster - 1 £550 - 5
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 32 (88.89%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) SOAP
2 22 (61.11%) Spring
3 20 (55.56%) Microservices
4 19 (52.78%) Web Services
5 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
6 17 (47.22%) Java 8
7 16 (44.44%) Docker
7 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (41.67%) Puppet
8 15 (41.67%) Kubernetes
9 14 (38.89%) Spring Boot
9 14 (38.89%) SOA
10 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (36.11%) Ansible
11 12 (33.33%) Finance
12 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
12 10 (27.78%) SQL
13 9 (25.00%) DataPower
13 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
14 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
14 8 (22.22%) IBM
15 7 (19.44%) Open Source
15 7 (19.44%) SDLC
16 6 (16.67%) API Development
16 6 (16.67%) BDD
16 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Mule
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Slack
2 1 (2.78%) Boomi
2 1 (2.78%) npm
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
4 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) Selenium
4 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.56%) GitLab
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Gatling
6 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) Mocha
6 1 (2.78%) Protractor
6 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Architect
2 17 (47.22%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.78%) NoSQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) SOAP
1 22 (61.11%) Spring
2 19 (52.78%) Web Services
3 14 (38.89%) Spring Boot
4 5 (13.89%) Node.js
4 5 (13.89%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) JMS
7 2 (5.56%) Kafka
8 1 (2.78%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) DataPower
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Microservices
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (38.89%) SOA
5 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
7 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 7 (19.44%) Open Source
8 7 (19.44%) SDLC
9 6 (16.67%) API Development
9 6 (16.67%) BDD
10 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
10 5 (13.89%) Coaching
10 5 (13.89%) DevOps
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.89%) TDD
11 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 4 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (11.11%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Java 8
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
2 3 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) Kubernetes
1 15 (41.67%) Puppet
2 13 (36.11%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) Grafana
4 1 (2.78%) Graylog
4 1 (2.78%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.78%) Kibana
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) hybris
2 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.78%) Dell
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase