Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 58 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 +14
Contract jobs citing REST 111 101 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.28% 3.58% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.49% 9.81% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 85
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £309
90th Percentile £550 £645 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
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 1,307 1,030 1,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.59% 36.52% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 764 1,047
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £538 £521 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £10.20
10th Percentile £15.24 - £9.60
90th Percentile £19.59 - £13.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £10.20
% change year-on-year -15.15% +304.41% -70.86%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -2 82 £475 +10.47% 20
Bradford +2 20 £450 +5.88% 5
Wakefield - 1 £588 - 3
REST
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 83 (74.77%) Java
2 79 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (54.05%) Microservices
4 54 (48.65%) TDD
5 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
6 44 (39.64%) Linux
7 42 (37.84%) Git (software)
7 42 (37.84%) NoSQL
8 40 (36.04%) SOAP
9 34 (30.63%) Software Engineering
10 33 (29.73%) Scrum
10 33 (29.73%) Web Services
10 33 (29.73%) Node.js
10 33 (29.73%) Jenkins
11 31 (27.93%) BDD
11 31 (27.93%) Spring
12 30 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (27.03%) MySQL
13 29 (26.13%) Open Source
13 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (24.32%) Confluence
14 27 (24.32%) XML
14 27 (24.32%) JSON
15 26 (23.42%) JIRA
16 25 (22.52%) Mentoring
17 22 (19.82%) Docker
17 22 (19.82%) Cucumber
17 22 (19.82%) Test Automation
17 22 (19.82%) Oracle
17 22 (19.82%) SQL

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 27 (24.32%) Confluence
2 14 (12.61%) Apache
3 9 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.70%) Anypoint
6 3 (2.70%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.90%) CMS
8 1 (0.90%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Slack
2 16 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Force.com
3 6 (5.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 4 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.80%) Datadog
5 2 (1.80%) GitHub
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.80%) npm
5 2 (1.80%) Serverless
6 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
1 6 (5.41%) SSH
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.84%) NoSQL
2 30 (27.03%) MySQL
2 30 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (18.02%) MongoDB
4 14 (12.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (11.71%) Relational Database
6 10 (9.01%) Big Data
6 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
7 8 (7.21%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.70%) HBase
10 3 (2.70%) Parquet
11 2 (1.80%) MS Access
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 33 (29.73%) Jenkins
3 26 (23.42%) JIRA
4 22 (19.82%) Cucumber
5 15 (13.51%) JUnit
6 11 (9.91%) Jasmine
7 8 (7.21%) Maven
7 8 (7.21%) Subversion
8 7 (6.31%) Artifactory
8 7 (6.31%) Bitbucket
8 7 (6.31%) IntelliJ
9 6 (5.41%) Babel
9 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
9 6 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (5.41%) webpack
10 5 (4.50%) git-flow
11 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.80%) PostCSS
11 2 (1.80%) Selenium
11 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (72.07%) Developer
2 40 (36.04%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Python Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Java Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Architect
7 9 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Java Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Java Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Salesforce Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.50%) JavaScript Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Lead Java Developer
12 4 (3.60%) React Developer
13 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) SOAP
2 33 (29.73%) Node.js
2 33 (29.73%) Web Services
3 31 (27.93%) Spring
4 27 (24.32%) JSON
4 27 (24.32%) XML
5 21 (18.92%) HTML
5 21 (18.92%) Spring Boot
6 15 (13.51%) CSS
6 15 (13.51%) Kafka
7 13 (11.71%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (10.81%) Dropwizard
9 11 (9.91%) PySpark
10 10 (9.01%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
12 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.31%) HTML5
12 7 (6.31%) Spring Batch
12 7 (6.31%) Spring Security
13 6 (5.41%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (5.41%) PKI
3 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.90%) CMDB
5 1 (0.90%) DataPower
5 1 (0.90%) Fintech
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.64%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.21%) Unix
4 3 (2.70%) Android
4 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (54.05%) Microservices
3 54 (48.65%) TDD
4 34 (30.63%) Software Engineering
5 33 (29.73%) Scrum
6 31 (27.93%) BDD
7 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (26.13%) Open Source
8 25 (22.52%) Mentoring
9 22 (19.82%) Test Automation
10 19 (17.12%) Integration Testing
10 19 (17.12%) SOA
11 18 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (15.32%) Kanban
13 16 (14.41%) Coaching
14 13 (11.71%) Deployment Automation
14 13 (11.71%) DevOps
14 13 (11.71%) SFIA
15 12 (10.81%) OO
16 10 (9.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 83 (74.77%) Java
2 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (19.82%) SQL
4 18 (16.22%) Python
5 6 (5.41%) Apex Code
5 6 (5.41%) ES6
5 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.41%) SOQL
6 4 (3.60%) C#
6 4 (3.60%) Java 8
7 3 (2.70%) Scala
8 2 (1.80%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (5.41%) Degree
3 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 22 (19.82%) Docker
2 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.41%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.80%) HDFS
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Terraform
2 8 (7.21%) Puppet
3 7 (6.31%) Grafana
3 7 (6.31%) Graylog
4 2 (1.80%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.80%) OpenView
5 1 (0.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.90%) Oozie
5 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Oracle
2 15 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.41%) VMware
5 5 (4.50%) Adobe
6 3 (2.70%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.70%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.80%) Dell
7 2 (1.80%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) Nimsoft
7 2 (1.80%) Splunk
7 2 (1.80%) Sun
8 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow