Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 22 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 51 72
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 110 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.38% 3.81% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 11.27% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 69
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £348 £345 £255
90th Percentile £675 £588 £643
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,050 1,020 1,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.25% 33.80% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 705 854
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% +9.64%
10th Percentile £275 £284 £276
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -72.05%
10th Percentile £41.00 £15.08 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £45.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.50 £14.87 £21.85
% change year-on-year +172.45% -31.97% -45.38%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in West Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in West Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in West Yorkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Leeds -18 82 £440 -2.22% 20
Bradford +7 9 £425 +6.12% 2
Halifax - 9 £800 - 2
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 93 (84.55%) Java
2 78 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (65.45%) JavaScript
4 66 (60.00%) Microservices
5 65 (59.09%) Node.js
6 58 (52.73%) Git (software)
7 57 (51.82%) BDD
8 53 (48.18%) TDD
9 51 (46.36%) Jenkins
10 50 (45.45%) MongoDB
10 50 (45.45%) NoSQL
11 49 (44.55%) SQL
11 49 (44.55%) MySQL
12 48 (43.64%) Software Engineering
12 48 (43.64%) JIRA
13 46 (41.82%) PostgreSQL
14 45 (40.91%) Test Automation
14 45 (40.91%) Cucumber
15 41 (37.27%) Open Source
16 39 (35.45%) Spring
17 38 (34.55%) Linux
17 38 (34.55%) Confluence
18 36 (32.73%) Apache Cassandra
19 35 (31.82%) SFIA
19 35 (31.82%) Slack
20 33 (30.00%) Scrum
21 32 (29.09%) Mentoring
22 31 (28.18%) JUnit
22 31 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 28 (25.45%) Kanban

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 38 (34.55%) Confluence
2 9 (8.18%) Apache
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.55%) Jupyter
4 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.64%) JBoss
6 3 (2.73%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.82%) nginx
7 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (31.82%) Slack
2 16 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.27%) GitHub
4 3 (2.73%) CloudBees
4 3 (2.73%) IaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.73%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.73%) PaaS
5 2 (1.82%) Heroku
5 2 (1.82%) npm
5 2 (1.82%) Serverless
6 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) SMS
2 4 (3.64%) HTTP
3 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 3 (2.73%) SSH
4 2 (1.82%) AMQP
4 2 (1.82%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.82%) SAN
4 2 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) DNS
5 1 (0.91%) Firewall
5 1 (0.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 50 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 49 (44.55%) MySQL
3 46 (41.82%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (32.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 9 (8.18%) Apache Hive
6 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
7 7 (6.36%) Big Data
7 7 (6.36%) Cloud Spanner
7 7 (6.36%) NewSQL
8 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.82%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.82%) HBase
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.82%) Redis
10 1 (0.91%) Event Store
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (52.73%) Git (software)
2 51 (46.36%) Jenkins
3 48 (43.64%) JIRA
4 45 (40.91%) Cucumber
5 31 (28.18%) JUnit
6 25 (22.73%) Jasmine
7 12 (10.91%) Maven
8 8 (7.27%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.55%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.73%) git-flow
10 3 (2.73%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.73%) JMeter
11 2 (1.82%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.82%) Gatling
11 2 (1.82%) Hudson
11 2 (1.82%) Mockito
11 2 (1.82%) Selenium
11 2 (1.82%) Subversion
11 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (20.00%) Banking
2 17 (15.45%) Finance
3 14 (12.73%) Retail
4 11 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) Developer
2 34 (30.91%) Java Developer
3 31 (28.18%) Software Engineer
4 22 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 18 (16.36%) JavaScript Engineer
6 17 (15.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (13.64%) Architect
8 10 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.27%) Agile Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) NoSQL Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) Technical Leader
13 4 (3.64%) Lead DevOps
14 3 (2.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 3 (2.73%) Mobile Developer
14 3 (2.73%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (59.09%) Node.js
2 39 (35.45%) Spring
3 27 (24.55%) HTML
4 21 (19.09%) SOAP
4 21 (19.09%) Spring Boot
4 21 (19.09%) Web Services
5 20 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 19 (17.27%) CSS
7 14 (12.73%) XML
8 13 (11.82%) Kafka
9 12 (10.91%) .NET
9 12 (10.91%) Angular 2
9 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (10.91%) HTML5
10 11 (10.00%) Dropwizard
10 11 (10.00%) JSON
11 10 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (9.09%) React
12 8 (7.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) User Experience
2 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.64%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 2 (1.82%) DataPower
5 2 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.82%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.55%) Linux
2 31 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (14.55%) Android
4 14 (12.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
5 1 (0.91%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (60.00%) Microservices
3 57 (51.82%) BDD
4 53 (48.18%) TDD
5 48 (43.64%) Software Engineering
6 45 (40.91%) Test Automation
7 41 (37.27%) Open Source
8 35 (31.82%) SFIA
9 33 (30.00%) Scrum
10 32 (29.09%) Mentoring
11 28 (25.45%) Kanban
12 25 (22.73%) Coaching
13 20 (18.18%) SDLC
14 18 (16.36%) DevOps
15 17 (15.45%) Integration Testing
16 16 (14.55%) User Stories
17 14 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
18 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (10.00%) MVC
18 11 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 93 (84.55%) Java
2 72 (65.45%) JavaScript
3 49 (44.55%) SQL
4 14 (12.73%) ES6
5 8 (7.27%) C#
6 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.45%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.73%) ES7
8 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.82%) Go
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.91%) Ruby
10 1 (0.91%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.91%) XPath
10 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.82%) Varnish
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.91%) vCloud
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.91%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Puppet
2 8 (7.27%) Grafana
2 8 (7.27%) Graylog
2 8 (7.27%) Terraform
3 2 (1.82%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.91%) Nessus
4 1 (0.91%) OpenView
4 1 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (24.55%) Red Hat
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.55%) Splunk
5 3 (2.73%) IBM
5 3 (2.73%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.73%) VMware
6 2 (1.82%) F5
6 2 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Capita
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) webMethods