Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 57 67
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 118 104 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.48% 3.77% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.42% 10.40% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 86
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £325
90th Percentile £688 £579 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
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 1,253 1,000 1,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.95% 36.27% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 712 923
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £301 £290
90th Percentile £534 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +82.22% +120.59% -74.50%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -16 98 £450 +4.65% 18
Halifax +3 7 £800 +153.97% 1
Bradford +1 6 £375 -23.08% 2
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 104 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (81.36%) Java
3 74 (62.71%) TDD
4 67 (56.78%) Microservices
5 63 (53.39%) NoSQL
5 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
6 58 (49.15%) Git (software)
7 56 (47.46%) Linux
8 55 (46.61%) Spring
8 55 (46.61%) BDD
9 53 (44.92%) Node.js
10 49 (41.53%) Jenkins
10 49 (41.53%) MySQL
11 48 (40.68%) Software Engineering
12 46 (38.98%) Scrum
12 46 (38.98%) MongoDB
13 45 (38.14%) Open Source
14 44 (37.29%) Test Automation
14 44 (37.29%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (37.29%) SQL
15 38 (32.20%) Kanban
16 37 (31.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 37 (31.36%) JIRA
17 36 (30.51%) Cucumber
17 36 (30.51%) Mentoring
18 35 (29.66%) Confluence
19 34 (28.81%) Spring Boot
20 33 (27.97%) Slack
20 33 (27.97%) JUnit
21 31 (26.27%) Red Hat

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 35 (29.66%) Confluence
2 20 (16.95%) Apache
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.69%) Anypoint
7 2 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.69%) JBoss
7 2 (1.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 33 (27.97%) Slack
2 16 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.93%) GitHub
4 3 (2.54%) Force.com
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.69%) IaaS
5 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.69%) PaaS
5 2 (1.69%) Serverless
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) SMS
2 7 (5.93%) HTTP
3 4 (3.39%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) AMQP
4 2 (1.69%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) Firewall
5 1 (0.85%) SMTP
5 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (53.39%) NoSQL
2 49 (41.53%) MySQL
3 46 (38.98%) MongoDB
4 44 (37.29%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (31.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (13.56%) Apache Hive
6 16 (13.56%) Big Data
7 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.93%) Cloud Spanner
8 7 (5.93%) Hadoop
8 7 (5.93%) NewSQL
8 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
10 5 (4.24%) HBase
11 4 (3.39%) Redis
12 2 (1.69%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.85%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.85%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 58 (49.15%) Git (software)
2 49 (41.53%) Jenkins
3 37 (31.36%) JIRA
4 36 (30.51%) Cucumber
5 33 (27.97%) JUnit
6 25 (21.19%) Jasmine
7 14 (11.86%) Artifactory
8 12 (10.17%) Maven
9 6 (5.08%) Subversion
10 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.39%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (2.54%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.69%) Android Studio
12 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.69%) git-flow
12 2 (1.69%) Gradle
12 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.69%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.85%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (16.10%) Banking
2 17 (14.41%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Games
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (58.47%) Developer
2 39 (33.05%) Java Developer
3 29 (24.58%) Software Engineer
4 18 (15.25%) Java Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) JavaScript Engineer
6 15 (12.71%) Architect
7 13 (11.02%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.63%) Python Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Java Architect
10 8 (6.78%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Java Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.24%) Lead DevOps
12 5 (4.24%) NoSQL Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) iOS Developer
14 3 (2.54%) Big Data Developer
14 3 (2.54%) Cloud Developer
14 3 (2.54%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.61%) Spring
2 53 (44.92%) Node.js
3 34 (28.81%) Spring Boot
4 30 (25.42%) SOAP
4 30 (25.42%) Web Services
5 25 (21.19%) HTML
5 25 (21.19%) Kafka
6 20 (16.95%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (16.10%) RabbitMQ
8 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
8 18 (15.25%) XML
9 17 (14.41%) CSS
10 16 (13.56%) HTML5
11 14 (11.86%) JSON
11 14 (11.86%) Spring Batch
11 14 (11.86%) Spring Security
12 12 (10.17%) Dropwizard
13 10 (8.47%) Angular 2
13 10 (8.47%) Hibernate
14 9 (7.63%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) User Experience
2 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.46%) Linux
2 31 (26.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (12.71%) Android
4 13 (11.02%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.39%) Unix
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (62.71%) TDD
3 67 (56.78%) Microservices
4 55 (46.61%) BDD
5 48 (40.68%) Software Engineering
6 46 (38.98%) Scrum
7 45 (38.14%) Open Source
8 44 (37.29%) Test Automation
9 38 (32.20%) Kanban
10 36 (30.51%) Mentoring
11 30 (25.42%) SFIA
12 26 (22.03%) Coaching
13 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (18.64%) Integration Testing
15 20 (16.95%) SOA
16 17 (14.41%) DevOps
17 16 (13.56%) SDLC
18 12 (10.17%) User Stories
19 9 (7.63%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 96 (81.36%) Java
2 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
3 44 (37.29%) SQL
4 11 (9.32%) ES6
4 11 (9.32%) Python
5 5 (4.24%) Java 8
6 4 (3.39%) C#
7 3 (2.54%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.54%) SOQL
7 3 (2.54%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.54%) Degree
3 2 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Docker
1 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.08%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.69%) Varnish
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.85%) vCloud
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Puppet
2 14 (11.86%) Grafana
2 14 (11.86%) Graylog
2 14 (11.86%) Terraform
3 2 (1.69%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.69%) OpenView
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.85%) Oozie
4 1 (0.85%) vRealize
4 1 (0.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) Red Hat
2 16 (13.56%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) VMware
4 4 (3.39%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.54%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.54%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) Dell
6 2 (1.69%) F5
6 2 (1.69%) HP
6 2 (1.69%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.85%) Capita