Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 July 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 64 92
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 171 143 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.41% 3.36% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.93% 9.38% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 112
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £331 £316 £325
90th Percentile £575 £591 £540
England median daily rate £500 £450 £458
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.64% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +7.64%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,722 1,525 1,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.32% 35.84% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,203 1,088 1,386
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £297 £299
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +304.41% -74.50%
10th Percentile £15.74 £36.13 £9.96
90th Percentile £41.94 £43.38 £33.75
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.64% +8.00% +4.17%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Yorkshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
West Yorkshire -11 123 £475 +5.56% 40
South Yorkshire -6 37 £475 +5.56% 13
North Yorkshire - 9 £375 - 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 2
REST
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 128 (74.85%) Java
2 121 (70.76%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (50.88%) Microservices
4 73 (42.69%) TDD
5 69 (40.35%) Git (software)
6 68 (39.77%) JavaScript
7 64 (37.43%) Spring
8 61 (35.67%) Jenkins
9 60 (35.09%) NoSQL
10 58 (33.92%) SOAP
11 57 (33.33%) Web Services
11 57 (33.33%) Linux
12 53 (30.99%) BDD
13 52 (30.41%) Software Engineering
14 50 (29.24%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (28.65%) Scrum
16 48 (28.07%) Node.js
17 47 (27.49%) Open Source
18 46 (26.90%) MySQL
19 44 (25.73%) HTML
20 41 (23.98%) PostgreSQL
20 41 (23.98%) Mentoring
21 40 (23.39%) Spring Boot
21 40 (23.39%) Confluence
22 39 (22.81%) Test Automation
22 39 (22.81%) SQL
23 38 (22.22%) JIRA
24 35 (20.47%) MongoDB
25 34 (19.88%) Cucumber
26 31 (18.13%) Coaching

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 40 (23.39%) Confluence
2 19 (11.11%) Apache
3 8 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.34%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.34%) JBoss
6 3 (1.75%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.17%) Mule
7 2 (1.17%) SAS
7 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.13%) Slack
2 19 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.51%) Force.com
3 6 (3.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (2.92%) GitHub
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.17%) Datadog
6 2 (1.17%) SaaS
6 2 (1.17%) Serverless
7 1 (0.58%) Boomi
7 1 (0.58%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.58%) IaaS
7 1 (0.58%) npm
7 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) HTTP
2 4 (2.34%) SMS
3 3 (1.75%) SSH
4 2 (1.17%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) AMQP
5 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.09%) NoSQL
2 46 (26.90%) MySQL
3 41 (23.98%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (20.47%) MongoDB
5 24 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
7 16 (9.36%) Relational Database
8 15 (8.77%) Big Data
9 14 (8.19%) Apache Hive
10 8 (4.68%) Hadoop
10 8 (4.68%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (2.34%) HBase
11 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.75%) Parquet
12 3 (1.75%) Redis
13 2 (1.17%) Cloud Spanner
13 2 (1.17%) NewSQL
13 2 (1.17%) PowerCenter
13 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 61 (35.67%) Jenkins
3 38 (22.22%) JIRA
4 34 (19.88%) Cucumber
5 25 (14.62%) JUnit
6 19 (11.11%) Jasmine
7 15 (8.77%) Subversion
8 14 (8.19%) Artifactory
9 13 (7.60%) Maven
10 8 (4.68%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.51%) HP UFT
11 6 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (2.92%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.92%) Selenium
13 4 (2.34%) Babel
13 4 (2.34%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.34%) git-flow
13 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.34%) webpack
14 3 (1.75%) Burp Suite
General
1 22 (12.87%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Banking
3 7 (4.09%) Retail
4 6 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.17%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (63.74%) Developer
2 56 (32.75%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.62%) Architect
3 25 (14.62%) Software Engineer
4 21 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (7.60%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.60%) Java Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Python Developer
6 10 (5.85%) Java Architect
6 10 (5.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (4.09%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Salesforce Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Tester
12 4 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (37.43%) Spring
2 58 (33.92%) SOAP
3 57 (33.33%) Web Services
4 48 (28.07%) Node.js
5 44 (25.73%) HTML
6 40 (23.39%) Spring Boot
7 31 (18.13%) CSS
8 29 (16.96%) XML
9 27 (15.79%) JSON
10 21 (12.28%) ActiveMQ
10 21 (12.28%) AngularJS
10 21 (12.28%) Kafka
11 17 (9.94%) HTML5
11 17 (9.94%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (9.36%) .NET
12 16 (9.36%) Dropwizard
13 13 (7.60%) Hibernate
13 13 (7.60%) Spring Batch
13 13 (7.60%) Spring Security
14 11 (6.43%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.92%) User Experience
5 4 (2.34%) DataPower
5 4 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.58%) Fintech
7 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.33%) Linux
2 26 (15.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.26%) Unix
4 6 (3.51%) Windows
5 4 (2.34%) Android
6 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (70.76%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (50.88%) Microservices
3 73 (42.69%) TDD
4 53 (30.99%) BDD
5 52 (30.41%) Software Engineering
6 50 (29.24%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (28.65%) Scrum
8 47 (27.49%) Open Source
9 41 (23.98%) Mentoring
10 39 (22.81%) Test Automation
11 31 (18.13%) Coaching
11 31 (18.13%) SFIA
12 30 (17.54%) Kanban
13 29 (16.96%) SOA
14 26 (15.20%) Integration Testing
15 25 (14.62%) SDLC
16 21 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (11.11%) OO
17 19 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (8.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 128 (74.85%) Java
2 68 (39.77%) JavaScript
3 39 (22.81%) SQL
4 20 (11.70%) Python
5 18 (10.53%) Java 8
6 13 (7.60%) C#
7 8 (4.68%) ES6
8 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.51%) Apex Code
9 6 (3.51%) SOQL
10 5 (2.92%) Scala
11 3 (1.75%) Ruby
11 3 (1.75%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.17%) VB
13 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.58%) C
13 1 (0.58%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Degree
2 8 (4.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (4.09%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.34%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) WCAG
3 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) PSD2
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 27 (15.79%) Docker
2 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.51%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (14.04%) Puppet
2 21 (12.28%) Terraform
3 14 (8.19%) Grafana
4 13 (7.60%) Graylog
5 10 (5.85%) Ansible
5 10 (5.85%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.75%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.75%) Nessus
7 2 (1.17%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.17%) OpenView
7 2 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.58%) Kibana
8 1 (0.58%) Oozie
8 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (16.37%) Oracle
2 22 (12.87%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.26%) IBM
4 7 (4.09%) MuleSoft
4 7 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.51%) VMware
6 5 (2.92%) HP
6 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.34%) Adobe
8 3 (1.75%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.75%) Dell
8 3 (1.75%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.17%) Coverity
9 2 (1.17%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.17%) hybris
9 2 (1.17%) Informatica
9 2 (1.17%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.17%) Splunk
9 2 (1.17%) Sun
9 2 (1.17%) Sybase