Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 59 66
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +12
Contract jobs citing REST 118 103 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.44% 3.40% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 10.81% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 85 68
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.04% +3.20%
10th Percentile £332 £369 £313
90th Percentile £550 £645 £541
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £455 £430
% change year-on-year -1.10% +5.81% -2.27%
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 1,180 953 1,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.44% 31.44% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 712 862
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +1.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £285
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.23 £14.69
% change year-on-year -27.76% +64.94% -30.06%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 82 £500 +4.17% 21
Bradford -7 21 £431 +1.47% 4
Wakefield - 3 £525 - 2
Halifax -1 2 - - 3
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 66 (55.93%) Microservices
2 65 (55.08%) JavaScript
3 61 (51.69%) Java
4 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (39.83%) Git (software)
6 42 (35.59%) JSON
6 42 (35.59%) Node.js
7 37 (31.36%) BDD
8 36 (30.51%) Confluence
8 36 (30.51%) TDD
9 35 (29.66%) JIRA
10 33 (27.97%) SOAP
11 32 (27.12%) HTML
11 32 (27.12%) Linux
12 30 (25.42%) Test Automation
12 30 (25.42%) Cucumber
13 29 (24.58%) MongoDB
13 29 (24.58%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
15 27 (22.88%) XML
16 26 (22.03%) SDLC
17 25 (21.19%) MySQL
18 24 (20.34%) Jenkins
18 24 (20.34%) DevOps
19 23 (19.49%) Slack
19 23 (19.49%) Docker
19 23 (19.49%) NoSQL
20 22 (18.64%) SQL
20 22 (18.64%) Web Services
20 22 (18.64%) Mentoring

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 36 (30.51%) Confluence
2 8 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.39%) Anypoint
3 4 (3.39%) Mule
4 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.54%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) Kentico
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Slack
2 14 (11.86%) npm
3 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.08%) GitHub
6 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (4.24%) Serverless
7 3 (2.54%) Force.com
7 3 (2.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) Datadog
8 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.69%) SaaS
8 2 (1.69%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.85%) Apigee
9 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) HTTP
2 6 (5.08%) SSH
3 3 (2.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) Extranet
4 1 (0.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.58%) MongoDB
1 29 (24.58%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (21.19%) MySQL
3 23 (19.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.08%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.69%) Parquet
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) MS Access
9 1 (0.85%) OLAP
9 1 (0.85%) OLTP
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (39.83%) Git (software)
2 35 (29.66%) JIRA
3 30 (25.42%) Cucumber
4 24 (20.34%) Jenkins
5 19 (16.10%) Babel
5 19 (16.10%) IntelliJ
5 19 (16.10%) webpack
6 11 (9.32%) Maven
7 10 (8.47%) Selenium
8 8 (6.78%) Bitbucket
8 8 (6.78%) git-flow
8 8 (6.78%) Subversion
9 7 (5.93%) JMeter
10 5 (4.24%) Burp Suite
10 5 (4.24%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.24%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.39%) Mockito
12 3 (2.54%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.54%) gulp
12 3 (2.54%) PostCSS
General
1 14 (11.86%) Banking
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Retail
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (70.34%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.41%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) UI Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Integration Developer
5 8 (6.78%) React Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (5.93%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) AWS Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Software Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.59%) JSON
1 42 (35.59%) Node.js
2 33 (27.97%) SOAP
3 32 (27.12%) HTML
4 27 (22.88%) XML
5 22 (18.64%) Web Services
6 21 (17.80%) CSS
7 19 (16.10%) Jest
7 19 (16.10%) Redux
7 19 (16.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (13.56%) React
9 15 (12.71%) DOM
10 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.02%) Dropwizard
11 10 (8.47%) HTML5
12 9 (7.63%) JAX-RS
13 8 (6.78%) Spring
14 7 (5.93%) Spring Boot
15 6 (5.08%) .NET
15 6 (5.08%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) User Experience
2 13 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.08%) PKI
4 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) DataPower
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Linux
2 18 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (10.17%) Unix
4 11 (9.32%) Android
4 11 (9.32%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.93%) Microservices
2 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.36%) BDD
4 36 (30.51%) TDD
5 30 (25.42%) Test Automation
6 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
7 26 (22.03%) SDLC
8 24 (20.34%) DevOps
9 22 (18.64%) Mentoring
10 21 (17.80%) Coaching
10 21 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (13.56%) Workflow
12 15 (12.71%) Scrum
13 14 (11.86%) Translating Business Requirements
14 13 (11.02%) Benchmarking
15 12 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
16 10 (8.47%) Migration
16 10 (8.47%) Web Development
17 9 (7.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.08%) JavaScript
2 61 (51.69%) Java
3 22 (18.64%) SQL
4 10 (8.47%) C#
5 9 (7.63%) Scala
6 7 (5.93%) Python
7 6 (5.08%) ES6
8 5 (4.24%) Apex Code
8 5 (4.24%) SOQL
9 4 (3.39%) Java 8
9 4 (3.39%) Ruby
10 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.69%) C++
11 2 (1.69%) Groovy
11 2 (1.69%) PHP
11 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) WCAG
2 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Terraform
2 5 (4.24%) Nessus
3 4 (3.39%) Grafana
4 3 (2.54%) Kibana
4 3 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.69%) Graphite
5 2 (1.69%) Puppet
6 1 (0.85%) Graylog
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) Oracle
1 8 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (4.24%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.39%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.39%) Splunk
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.69%) Adobe
5 2 (1.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.69%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Sun
5 2 (1.69%) Telerik
5 2 (1.69%) Trustwave
5 2 (1.69%) Workday
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) webMethods