Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 76 69
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 44 74 157
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.78% 2.49% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 9.31% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 113
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £365 £328 £360
90th Percentile £575 £535 £575
England median daily rate £500 £515 £500
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £53.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -24.53% +6.00% +11.11%

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 407 795 1,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.73% 26.75% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 578 1,086
Median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £308
90th Percentile £580 £591 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.96 £19.50 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.13% +15.66% -58.88%
10th Percentile £18.89 £17.19 £14.80
90th Percentile £38.89 £57.12 £46.60
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.42 £43.63
% change year-on-year -3.05% +6.40% +9.06%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for REST in Yorkshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

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 8 March 2021. 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 +14 34 £475 +10.47% 31
South Yorkshire +23 5 £400 +10.34% 7
North Yorkshire +7 4 £325 - 4
REST
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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 29 (65.91%) JSON
2 28 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (56.82%) Java
4 25 (56.82%) Apple iOS
5 24 (54.55%) GitHub
6 23 (52.27%) Jenkins
6 23 (52.27%) Apple Swift
6 23 (52.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 23 (52.27%) Git (software)
6 23 (52.27%) Android
7 22 (50.00%) JIRA
7 22 (50.00%) Node.js
7 22 (50.00%) React
7 22 (50.00%) Mobile App
8 21 (47.73%) iOS Development
8 21 (47.73%) CocoaPods
8 21 (47.73%) Kotlin
8 21 (47.73%) Kanban
8 21 (47.73%) Scrum
8 21 (47.73%) Xcode
9 20 (45.45%) Confluence
9 20 (45.45%) Android Development
10 19 (43.18%) Android Studio
10 19 (43.18%) AppDynamics
10 19 (43.18%) Slack
10 19 (43.18%) Splunk
10 19 (43.18%) Spring
10 19 (43.18%) Maven
11 18 (40.91%) Java 8

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 20 (45.45%) Confluence
2 12 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (27.27%) Mule
3 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 24 (54.55%) GitHub
2 19 (43.18%) Slack
3 16 (36.36%) AWS
4 12 (27.27%) IaaS
4 12 (27.27%) PaaS
5 2 (4.55%) Azure
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Git (software)
1 23 (52.27%) Jenkins
1 23 (52.27%) Sonatype Nexus
2 22 (50.00%) JIRA
3 21 (47.73%) CocoaPods
3 21 (47.73%) Xcode
4 19 (43.18%) Android Studio
4 19 (43.18%) Maven
5 13 (29.55%) JUnit
6 12 (27.27%) Mockito
7 11 (25.00%) IntelliJ
8 5 (11.36%) Postman
8 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
8 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.55%) Appium
9 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.55%) fastlane
9 2 (4.55%) GitLab
10 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.91%) Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Local Government
5 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) iOS Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) JSON
2 22 (50.00%) Node.js
2 22 (50.00%) React
3 19 (43.18%) Spring
4 18 (40.91%) Spring Boot
5 12 (27.27%) .NET
5 12 (27.27%) WireMock
6 8 (18.18%) SOAP
7 7 (15.91%) XML
8 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.36%) WCF
9 5 (11.36%) WSDL
9 5 (11.36%) XML Schema
9 5 (11.36%) XSLT
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.09%) Redux
10 4 (9.09%) Web Services
11 3 (6.82%) .NET Core
11 3 (6.82%) CSS
11 3 (6.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.18%) User Experience
3 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.55%) iPad
5 2 (4.55%) iPhone
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Apple iOS
2 23 (52.27%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (47.73%) iOS Development
3 21 (47.73%) Kanban
3 21 (47.73%) Scrum
4 20 (45.45%) Android Development
5 13 (29.55%) Pair Programming
5 13 (29.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 12 (27.27%) Data Engineering
7 10 (22.73%) BDD
7 10 (22.73%) TDD
8 9 (20.45%) API Development
8 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (20.45%) DevOps
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (15.91%) Lean UX
11 5 (11.36%) Build Automation
11 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.36%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) Apple Swift
3 21 (47.73%) Kotlin
4 18 (40.91%) Java 8
5 13 (29.55%) Python
6 10 (22.73%) C#
7 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.82%) SQL
9 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby
10 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) AppDynamics
1 19 (43.18%) Splunk
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.27%) Google