Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 58 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 +23
Contract jobs citing REST 116 103 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.41% 3.53% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.20% 10.90% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 70
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £337 £357 £375
90th Percentile £550 £645 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.71% +1.74%
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 1,261 945 1,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 37.04% 32.35% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 697 961
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £538 £500 £528
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50
10th Percentile £15.24 - £12.98
90th Percentile £19.59 - £16.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £31.42 £35.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year -10.24% +138.30% -51.04%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +11 84 £500 +11.11% 22
Bradford 0 24 £438 +6.06% 6
Halifax -2 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £588 - 2
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 73 (62.93%) Microservices
2 70 (60.34%) Java
3 61 (52.59%) JavaScript
4 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (39.66%) Node.js
6 44 (37.93%) TDD
7 42 (36.21%) Git (software)
8 39 (33.62%) JSON
9 36 (31.03%) SOAP
10 35 (30.17%) Linux
11 34 (29.31%) JIRA
11 34 (29.31%) Confluence
12 30 (25.86%) BDD
12 30 (25.86%) NoSQL
12 30 (25.86%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 28 (24.14%) Web Services
14 28 (24.14%) MySQL
15 26 (22.41%) Jenkins
16 25 (21.55%) Docker
16 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
16 25 (21.55%) Cucumber
16 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
17 24 (20.69%) DevOps
17 24 (20.69%) XML
18 23 (19.83%) SQL
19 22 (18.97%) HTML
19 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (18.10%) SDLC
20 21 (18.10%) Slack

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 34 (29.31%) Confluence
2 8 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (4.31%) Apache
4 4 (3.45%) Anypoint
4 4 (3.45%) Mule
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) Kentico
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Slack
2 16 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (12.07%) npm
4 7 (6.03%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.31%) GitHub
5 5 (4.31%) Serverless
6 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (2.59%) Force.com
7 3 (2.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.72%) Datadog
8 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.86%) Apigee
9 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.86%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) SSH
2 4 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) Extranet
3 1 (0.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) SMS
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
3 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.86%) NoSQL
1 30 (25.86%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (24.14%) MySQL
3 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.59%) Big Data
8 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.72%) MS Access
8 2 (1.72%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.72%) Parquet
8 2 (1.72%) Redis
9 1 (0.86%) OLAP
9 1 (0.86%) OLTP
9 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 34 (29.31%) JIRA
3 26 (22.41%) Jenkins
4 25 (21.55%) Cucumber
5 19 (16.38%) Babel
5 19 (16.38%) IntelliJ
5 19 (16.38%) webpack
6 10 (8.62%) Bitbucket
7 8 (6.90%) git-flow
8 7 (6.03%) Maven
8 7 (6.03%) Selenium
9 5 (4.31%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.59%) JMeter
11 3 (2.59%) JUnit
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (2.59%) PostCSS
11 3 (2.59%) Subversion
11 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (14.66%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 86 (74.14%) Developer
2 30 (25.86%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) UI Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Python Developer
6 8 (6.90%) React Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.17%) AWS Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.17%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.66%) Node.js
2 39 (33.62%) JSON
3 36 (31.03%) SOAP
4 28 (24.14%) Web Services
5 24 (20.69%) XML
6 22 (18.97%) HTML
7 19 (16.38%) Jest
7 19 (16.38%) Redux
8 17 (14.66%) CSS
9 16 (13.79%) React
9 16 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (12.93%) DOM
11 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.21%) Spring
13 12 (10.34%) Spring Boot
14 11 (9.48%) Dropwizard
15 8 (6.90%) Hibernate
15 8 (6.90%) OAuth
15 8 (6.90%) PySpark
16 7 (6.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (11.21%) User Experience
3 8 (6.90%) PKI
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.86%) CMDB
8 1 (0.86%) DataPower
8 1 (0.86%) Fintech
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.17%) Linux
2 18 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (9.48%) Android
3 11 (9.48%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.90%) Unix
5 3 (2.59%) Windows
6 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.93%) Microservices
2 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (37.93%) TDD
4 30 (25.86%) BDD
5 29 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
7 24 (20.69%) DevOps
8 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (18.10%) SDLC
10 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
11 16 (13.79%) Coaching
11 16 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (12.93%) Workflow
13 14 (12.07%) Translating Business Requirements
14 13 (11.21%) Benchmarking
14 13 (11.21%) SOA
15 12 (10.34%) Scrum
16 11 (9.48%) Migration
17 10 (8.62%) Integration Testing
18 9 (7.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (60.34%) Java
2 61 (52.59%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.83%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) Python
5 9 (7.76%) C#
6 6 (5.17%) ES6
7 5 (4.31%) Apex Code
7 5 (4.31%) Scala
7 5 (4.31%) SOQL
8 4 (3.45%) Java 8
9 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.72%) Groovy
10 2 (1.72%) Ruby
10 2 (1.72%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (21.55%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) HDFS
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Terraform
2 6 (5.17%) Grafana
3 4 (3.45%) Puppet
4 3 (2.59%) Graylog
4 3 (2.59%) Kibana
5 2 (1.72%) Graphite
6 1 (0.86%) Nessus
6 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle
2 7 (6.03%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.31%) Adobe
4 4 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.45%) Splunk
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.72%) Google
6 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (0.86%) IBM
7 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.86%) Telerik
7 1 (0.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.86%) webMethods