Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 49 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +21
Contract jobs citing REST 38 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.75% 2.91% 4.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.70% 11.36% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 35
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £364 £371 £320
90th Percentile £574 £654 £665
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £434 £450
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.61% -
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 355 220 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.04% 25.64% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 144 264
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £311 £243
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.19 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.89% -30.00% +455.56%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £40.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year -58.02% +172.45% -31.97%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -1 33 £438 -2.78% 10
Doncaster 0 1 £400 -30.43% 5
Barnsley - 1 - - 1
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 (76.32%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) Web Services
2 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) DevOps
4 17 (44.74%) Java 8
4 17 (44.74%) Linux
5 16 (42.11%) SQL
6 15 (39.47%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (36.84%) Apache CXF
7 14 (36.84%) Ansible
8 13 (34.21%) Docker
8 13 (34.21%) Spring
8 13 (34.21%) Apache Camel
8 13 (34.21%) Apache ServiceMix
8 13 (34.21%) JMS
8 13 (34.21%) Migration
9 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
10 10 (26.32%) Maven
10 10 (26.32%) C#
10 10 (26.32%) XML
11 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
11 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.68%) .NET
11 9 (23.68%) SOAP
11 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
11 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
11 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) JAX-WS
12 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
12 8 (21.05%) JAX-RS

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 13 (34.21%) Apache ServiceMix
2 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) Jetty
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) iPaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Serverless
1 1 (2.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
3 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) WebEx
4 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Maven
2 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) Rational Application Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.26%) git-flow
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Selenium
6 2 (5.26%) Xcode
7 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.63%) GitLab
7 1 (2.63%) Gradle
7 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) Mockito
7 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Developer
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) Web Services
2 15 (39.47%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (36.84%) Apache CXF
4 13 (34.21%) Apache Camel
4 13 (34.21%) JMS
4 13 (34.21%) Spring
5 10 (26.32%) XML
6 9 (23.68%) .NET
6 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.68%) SOAP
7 8 (21.05%) JAX-RS
7 8 (21.05%) JAX-WS
8 7 (18.42%) Java EE
8 7 (18.42%) JSON
9 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.79%) CSS
10 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 5 (13.16%) WCF
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Migration
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) AOP
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.89%) API Development
8 3 (7.89%) Microservices
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.26%) Open Source
9 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) Java 8
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 10 (26.32%) C#
6 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) Grafana
3 1 (2.63%) Graylog
3 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.63%) vRealize
3 1 (2.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) VMware