Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 70 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 104 109 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.42% 3.03% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.97% 8.69% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 70 69
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £273
90th Percentile £645 £570 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +13.33%
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 948 1254 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.13% 34.83% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 899 907
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £519 £528 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -9 70 £475 +5.56% 6
Bradford +22 12 £419 -20.28% 1
Halifax - 2 - - 2
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 80 (76.92%) Java
2 59 (56.73%) Git (software)
3 56 (53.85%) JIRA
3 56 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 50 (48.08%) Microservices
5 44 (42.31%) Test Automation
5 44 (42.31%) Open Source
6 43 (41.35%) BDD
6 43 (41.35%) Jenkins
7 42 (40.38%) Confluence
8 40 (38.46%) Node.js
9 39 (37.50%) Cucumber
9 39 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (36.54%) Scrum
10 38 (36.54%) TDD
10 38 (36.54%) SQL
11 37 (35.58%) Software Engineering
12 36 (34.62%) HTML
13 35 (33.65%) JUnit
14 33 (31.73%) Linux
15 32 (30.77%) Spring
16 31 (29.81%) CSS
16 31 (29.81%) MongoDB
17 30 (28.85%) NoSQL
17 30 (28.85%) MySQL
18 27 (25.96%) JSON
19 24 (23.08%) MVC
20 23 (22.12%) Ajax
20 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration

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 42 (40.38%) Confluence
2 6 (5.77%) Apache
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.81%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.81%) Jupyter
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.88%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.88%) JBoss
5 3 (2.88%) SAS
6 2 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) Slack
2 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.85%) GitHub
4 2 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.92%) Heroku
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.92%) npm
4 2 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (0.96%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) HTTP
2 5 (4.81%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.92%) LDAP
3 2 (1.92%) SSH
3 2 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.96%) Extranet
4 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (29.81%) MongoDB
3 30 (28.85%) MySQL
3 30 (28.85%) NoSQL
4 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
5 20 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (12.50%) Big Data
7 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.81%) HBase
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.96%) Event Store
10 1 (0.96%) MS Access
10 1 (0.96%) OLAP
10 1 (0.96%) OLTP
10 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 59 (56.73%) Git (software)
2 56 (53.85%) JIRA
3 43 (41.35%) Jenkins
4 39 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 35 (33.65%) JUnit
6 18 (17.31%) Jasmine
7 15 (14.42%) Subversion
8 4 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.85%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.85%) JMeter
8 4 (3.85%) Maven
9 3 (2.88%) Gatling
9 3 (2.88%) Selenium
10 2 (1.92%) Hudson
10 2 (1.92%) Mockito
10 2 (1.92%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.92%) TestNG
10 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.96%) DbUnit
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
1 10 (9.62%) Retail
2 9 (8.65%) Retail Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Electronics
4 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (58.65%) Developer
2 30 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 22 (21.15%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) Scala Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Java Engineer
6 13 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Agile Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (6.73%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) Node.js
2 36 (34.62%) HTML
3 32 (30.77%) Spring
4 31 (29.81%) CSS
5 27 (25.96%) JSON
6 23 (22.12%) Ajax
6 23 (22.12%) HTML5
7 22 (21.15%) CSS3
8 18 (17.31%) RESTful
9 16 (15.38%) Play Framework
10 15 (14.42%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (13.46%) Django
11 14 (13.46%) Guice
12 13 (12.50%) Web Services
13 10 (9.62%) .NET
13 10 (9.62%) Dropwizard
13 10 (9.62%) Spring MVC
14 9 (8.65%) SOAP
15 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
15 8 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
1 7 (6.73%) Minimum Viable Product
1 7 (6.73%) User Experience
2 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.92%) Clustering
3 2 (1.92%) DataPower
3 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.92%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.73%) Linux
2 22 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) Windows
5 1 (0.96%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (48.08%) Microservices
3 44 (42.31%) Open Source
3 44 (42.31%) Test Automation
4 43 (41.35%) BDD
5 38 (36.54%) Scrum
5 38 (36.54%) TDD
6 37 (35.58%) Software Engineering
7 24 (23.08%) MVC
8 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (22.12%) Mentoring
8 23 (22.12%) SFIA
9 17 (16.35%) Coaching
10 16 (15.38%) OWASP
11 14 (13.46%) OO
11 14 (13.46%) SDLC
12 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 13 (12.50%) Kanban
12 13 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (76.92%) Java
2 56 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 38 (36.54%) SQL
4 17 (16.35%) C#
4 17 (16.35%) Python
4 17 (16.35%) Scala
5 15 (14.42%) Ruby
6 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.85%) ES6
8 3 (2.88%) Prolog
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.92%) Go
9 2 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) GCP
2 1 (0.96%) GDPR
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Docker
2 5 (4.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (4.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Ansible
1 6 (5.77%) Kubernetes
1 6 (5.77%) Terraform
2 1 (0.96%) Grafana
2 1 (0.96%) Graylog
2 1 (0.96%) Nessus
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Red Hat
2 16 (15.38%) Google
3 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.81%) SAP
4 5 (4.81%) Splunk
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.96%) webMethods