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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 55 50 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12  
Contract jobs citing REST 49 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.65% 3.15% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.23% 10.02% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 45
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 479 599 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.72% 31.46% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 433 362
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 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 -1 47 £456 +1.38% 19
REST
Yorkshire

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 78 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (68.87%) Java
3 47 (44.34%) Spring
4 43 (40.57%) HTML
5 38 (35.85%) Scrum
5 38 (35.85%) JSON
5 38 (35.85%) CSS
6 37 (34.91%) SOAP
7 33 (31.13%) Scala
7 33 (31.13%) HTML5
8 32 (30.19%) TDD
9 31 (29.25%) Ruby
9 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
9 31 (29.25%) CSS3
9 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
9 31 (29.25%) Open Source
10 29 (27.36%) Jenkins
10 29 (27.36%) Ajax
11 27 (25.47%) JIRA
12 26 (24.53%) Software Engineering
13 25 (23.58%) Ruby on Rails
13 25 (23.58%) MVC
13 25 (23.58%) Django
14 24 (22.64%) JUnit
15 23 (21.70%) Linux
16 22 (20.75%) Python
16 22 (20.75%) RESTful
16 22 (20.75%) NoSQL
17 21 (19.81%) Play Framework
17 21 (19.81%) User Experience

REST
Top Related 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 16 (15.09%) Confluence
2 7 (6.60%) Mule
2 7 (6.60%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) GitHub
2 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.83%) CloudBees
4 3 (2.83%) IaaS
4 3 (2.83%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.83%) PaaS
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Slack
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) HTTP
2 4 (3.77%) DNS
2 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) LDAP
2 4 (3.77%) SMTP
2 4 (3.77%) SSH
3 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) NoSQL
2 20 (18.87%) MySQL
3 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
4 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
4 15 (14.15%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (12.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.89%) Big Data
7 1 (0.94%) GIS
7 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
2 29 (27.36%) Jenkins
3 27 (25.47%) JIRA
4 24 (22.64%) JUnit
5 12 (11.32%) Subversion
6 9 (8.49%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.60%) Selenium
8 6 (5.66%) Jasmine
8 6 (5.66%) JMeter
9 5 (4.72%) Maven
9 5 (4.72%) SonarQube
9 5 (4.72%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.77%) FitNesse
10 4 (3.77%) Gatling
10 4 (3.77%) Mockito
11 3 (2.83%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.89%) Gradle
12 2 (1.89%) Hudson
12 2 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Retail
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (70.75%) Developer
2 41 (38.68%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (13.21%) Architect
5 11 (10.38%) Scala Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Agile Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.60%) MuleSoft Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Integration Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Tester
11 4 (3.77%) Digital Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Java Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Agile Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.34%) Spring
2 43 (40.57%) HTML
3 38 (35.85%) CSS
3 38 (35.85%) JSON
4 37 (34.91%) SOAP
5 33 (31.13%) HTML5
6 31 (29.25%) CSS3
7 29 (27.36%) Ajax
8 25 (23.58%) Django
8 25 (23.58%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (20.75%) RESTful
10 21 (19.81%) Play Framework
11 19 (17.92%) Web Services
12 18 (16.98%) Guice
12 18 (16.98%) Spring MVC
13 17 (16.04%) Hibernate
14 11 (10.38%) Node.js
15 9 (8.49%) J2EE
16 8 (7.55%) JMS
17 7 (6.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) User Experience
2 9 (8.49%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.77%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.77%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Android
2 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.94%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.85%) Scrum
3 32 (30.19%) TDD
4 31 (29.25%) Open Source
5 26 (24.53%) Software Engineering
6 25 (23.58%) MVC
7 18 (16.98%) Automated Testing
7 18 (16.98%) Configuration Management
7 18 (16.98%) Kanban
7 18 (16.98%) Microservices
8 17 (16.04%) BDD
8 17 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.09%) Front End Development
10 14 (13.21%) DevOps
11 13 (12.26%) API Development
11 13 (12.26%) OO
11 13 (12.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (10.38%) E-Commerce
12 11 (10.38%) SOA
12 11 (10.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.87%) Java
2 33 (31.13%) Scala
3 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 31 (29.25%) Ruby
4 22 (20.75%) Python
5 18 (16.98%) SQL
6 16 (15.09%) C#
7 10 (9.43%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.66%) PHP
9 4 (3.77%) C++
10 3 (2.83%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.89%) Go
11 2 (1.89%) Korn
11 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) FATCA
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.83%) Docker
2 3 (2.83%) vCloud
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Puppet
1 6 (5.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Google
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) MuleSoft
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) Solace
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) EMC
7 1 (0.94%) Magma
7 1 (0.94%) Sage
7 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.94%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago