Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 65 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing REST 107 119 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.40% 3.63% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 10.44% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 96 84
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £349
90th Percentile £575 £681 £584
Yorkshire median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -5.26%
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 984 1,140 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.30% 34.79% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 828 686
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £277 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.86% +86.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £15.71 £41.00 £15.08
90th Percentile £35.12 £43.00 £26.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -54.15% +82.22% +120.59%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 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
Leeds +9 86 £475 - 30
Halifax -5 6 £550 -31.25% 5
Wakefield - 3 £525 - 1
Bradford -17 2 £419 -1.47% 4
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (49.53%) Test Automation
3 47 (43.93%) Git (software)
3 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
4 44 (41.12%) Java
5 38 (35.51%) Linux
6 34 (31.78%) HTML
6 34 (31.78%) BDD
7 33 (30.84%) JSON
8 29 (27.10%) Node.js
8 29 (27.10%) Microservices
9 28 (26.17%) JIRA
9 28 (26.17%) Confluence
9 28 (26.17%) TDD
10 27 (25.23%) SOAP
10 27 (25.23%) Cucumber
11 25 (23.36%) Scrum
12 24 (22.43%) MongoDB
12 24 (22.43%) Slack
13 23 (21.50%) Maven
14 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
15 21 (19.63%) Unix
15 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
15 21 (19.63%) Relational Database
15 21 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (16.82%) Mentoring
16 18 (16.82%) Coaching
17 16 (14.95%) User Experience
17 16 (14.95%) SDLC

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 28 (26.17%) Confluence
2 4 (3.74%) Mule
3 3 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.87%) CMS
4 2 (1.87%) Kentico
5 1 (0.93%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.43%) Slack
2 11 (10.28%) GitHub
3 8 (7.48%) SaaS
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.80%) npm
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) HTTP
2 4 (3.74%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) MongoDB
2 21 (19.63%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.08%) MySQL
4 12 (11.21%) Neo4j
5 11 (10.28%) NoSQL
6 10 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.87%) SQLite
10 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.93%) Big Data
10 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.93%) OLAP
10 1 (0.93%) Parquet
10 1 (0.93%) Redis
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.93%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 47 (43.93%) Git (software)
2 28 (26.17%) JIRA
3 27 (25.23%) Cucumber
4 23 (21.50%) Maven
5 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
6 15 (14.02%) Mockito
7 14 (13.08%) Subversion
8 12 (11.21%) Selenium
9 10 (9.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (8.41%) SoapUI
11 7 (6.54%) Xcode
12 6 (5.61%) Burp Suite
12 6 (5.61%) HP UFT
12 6 (5.61%) JMeter
12 6 (5.61%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.80%) Babel
13 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.80%) IntelliJ
13 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.80%) webpack
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) Back Office
4 3 (2.80%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.48%) iOS Developer
3 8 (7.48%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.54%) Integration Developer
4 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
4 7 (6.54%) Test Engineer
5 6 (5.61%) Scala Developer
5 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.74%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Consultant
7 4 (3.74%) Developer in Test
7 4 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (3.74%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) React Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Tester
7 4 (3.74%) UI Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.78%) HTML
2 33 (30.84%) JSON
3 29 (27.10%) Node.js
4 27 (25.23%) SOAP
5 16 (14.95%) CSS
5 16 (14.95%) JAX-RS
5 16 (14.95%) Spring
5 16 (14.95%) Web Services
6 14 (13.08%) XML
7 13 (12.15%) Dropwizard
8 12 (11.21%) React
8 12 (11.21%) RESTful
8 12 (11.21%) Spring Boot
9 11 (10.28%) HTML5
10 10 (9.35%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.41%) Chai
11 9 (8.41%) CSS3
12 8 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.54%) .NET
13 7 (6.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) User Experience
2 12 (11.21%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (9.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.80%) CMDB
5 3 (2.80%) NHS
5 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.80%) Wiki
6 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.51%) Linux
2 21 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (19.63%) Unix
3 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
4 11 (10.28%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.61%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (49.53%) Test Automation
3 34 (31.78%) BDD
4 29 (27.10%) Microservices
5 28 (26.17%) TDD
6 25 (23.36%) Scrum
7 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
8 18 (16.82%) Coaching
8 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.82%) Mentoring
9 16 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (14.95%) SDLC
9 16 (14.95%) Test Scripting
9 16 (14.95%) Web Development
10 13 (12.15%) Continuous Deployment
10 13 (12.15%) iOS Development
11 11 (10.28%) Kanban
11 11 (10.28%) Manual Testing
11 11 (10.28%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (10.28%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
2 44 (41.12%) Java
3 15 (14.02%) Java 8
4 14 (13.08%) SQL
5 8 (7.48%) Scala
6 7 (6.54%) Apple Swift
6 7 (6.54%) Go
7 6 (5.61%) C#
8 5 (4.67%) C++
9 4 (3.74%) C
9 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.80%) Python
11 2 (1.87%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) Ruby
11 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.93%) ES6
12 1 (0.93%) ES7
12 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.93%) CISM
2 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) WCAG
2 3 (2.80%) HL7
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.93%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Nessus
2 4 (3.74%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (11.21%) Red Hat
2 11 (10.28%) ServiceNow
3 8 (7.48%) AppDynamics
3 8 (7.48%) Splunk
4 7 (6.54%) Blue Coat
4 7 (6.54%) Trustwave
4 7 (6.54%) Workday
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe
6 3 (2.80%) HP
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.93%) Telerik
7 1 (0.93%) Xamarin