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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 78 100
Rank change year-on-year +32 +22  
Contract jobs citing REST 59 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.11% 2.05% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.95% 5.83% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 13
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £380 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 539 720 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.53% 35.09% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 520 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in West Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in West Yorkshire

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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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 35 £406 -9.72% 6
Bradford +14 7 £425 -25.27% 1
Halifax - 3 £315 - 1
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (62.96%) Java
3 53 (49.07%) HTML
3 53 (49.07%) Spring
4 52 (48.15%) CSS
4 52 (48.15%) Test Automation
4 52 (48.15%) Open Source
5 50 (46.30%) Scrum
6 48 (44.44%) JSON
6 48 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 47 (43.52%) HTML5
8 44 (40.74%) Scala
8 44 (40.74%) CSS3
8 44 (40.74%) JIRA
8 44 (40.74%) Ajax
9 43 (39.81%) Jenkins
10 42 (38.89%) Ruby
11 41 (37.96%) JUnit
12 39 (36.11%) Confluence
13 37 (34.26%) Ruby on Rails
13 37 (34.26%) Linux
13 37 (34.26%) Django
14 36 (33.33%) Python
15 35 (32.41%) Play Framework
16 34 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (31.48%) SOAP
17 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
17 33 (30.56%) Configuration Management
17 33 (30.56%) HTTP
17 33 (30.56%) RESTful

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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 39 (36.11%) Confluence
2 2 (1.85%) SAS
2 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Slack
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.56%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) DNS
2 3 (2.78%) Firewall
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) LDAP
2 3 (2.78%) SMTP
2 3 (2.78%) SSH
3 2 (1.85%) Extranet
3 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 29 (26.85%) MySQL
2 29 (26.85%) NoSQL
3 21 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (17.59%) MongoDB
5 17 (15.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.70%) Big Data
8 2 (1.85%) OLAP
8 2 (1.85%) OLTP
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.93%) GIS
9 1 (0.93%) MS Access
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 44 (40.74%) JIRA
3 43 (39.81%) Jenkins
4 41 (37.96%) JUnit
5 27 (25.00%) Subversion
6 15 (13.89%) Cucumber
7 10 (9.26%) Jasmine
8 6 (5.56%) Selenium
9 5 (4.63%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.70%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.78%) JMeter
11 3 (2.78%) Maven
12 2 (1.85%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.85%) Gatling
12 2 (1.85%) jMock
12 2 (1.85%) Mockito
12 2 (1.85%) NUnit
12 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
1 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.85%) German Language
2 2 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (71.30%) Developer
2 38 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 26 (24.07%) Scala Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Java Scala Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Architect
6 12 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Agile Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior SQL Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (49.07%) HTML
1 53 (49.07%) Spring
2 52 (48.15%) CSS
3 48 (44.44%) JSON
4 47 (43.52%) HTML5
5 44 (40.74%) Ajax
5 44 (40.74%) CSS3
6 37 (34.26%) Django
6 37 (34.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 35 (32.41%) Play Framework
8 34 (31.48%) SOAP
9 33 (30.56%) RESTful
10 30 (27.78%) Guice
11 26 (24.07%) Spring MVC
12 16 (14.81%) Hibernate
12 16 (14.81%) Web Services
13 15 (13.89%) Node.js
14 9 (8.33%) .NET
15 7 (6.48%) J2EE
15 7 (6.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) User Experience
2 14 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.78%) Replication
5 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.26%) Linux
2 12 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (48.15%) Open Source
2 52 (48.15%) Test Automation
3 50 (46.30%) Scrum
4 34 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (30.56%) Configuration Management
6 32 (29.63%) MVC
7 28 (25.93%) TDD
8 27 (25.00%) OWASP
8 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 25 (23.15%) Microservices
10 23 (21.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 23 (21.30%) Web Design
11 18 (16.67%) BDD
12 17 (15.74%) DevOps
13 16 (14.81%) API Development
14 14 (12.96%) Front End Development
14 14 (12.96%) Kanban
14 14 (12.96%) Service Design
15 11 (10.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (62.96%) Java
2 44 (40.74%) Scala
3 42 (38.89%) Ruby
4 36 (33.33%) Python
5 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 31 (28.70%) C#
7 25 (23.15%) SQL
8 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.70%) PHP
9 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.78%) C++
10 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.85%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.85%) Go
11 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.85%) Prolog
12 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Docker
2 3 (2.78%) vCloud
2 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 4 (3.70%) vRealize
3 2 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (28.70%) Google
2 11 (10.19%) Oracle
3 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.63%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Magma
6 1 (0.93%) Sage
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) SAP