Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 66 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +56
Contract jobs citing REST 168 128 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.35% 3.05% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 9.38% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 92 115
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £357 £313 £313
90th Percentile £550 £645 £545
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £31.90
% change year-on-year - +41.07% -14.93%

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 1,730 1,364 2,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.46% 32.54% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,207 991 1,417
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £523 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +169.91% -59.64%
10th Percentile £15.24 £19.92 £11.48
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.19 £16.34
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 123 £450 +4.65% 32
South Yorkshire +12 36 £475 -25.78% 10
North Yorkshire +3 8 £375 +15.38% 8
East Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
REST
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 112 (66.67%) Java
2 91 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (52.98%) Microservices
4 65 (38.69%) JavaScript
4 65 (38.69%) SOAP
5 62 (36.90%) TDD
6 57 (33.93%) Web Services
7 50 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (29.76%) Git (software)
8 49 (29.17%) Jenkins
9 46 (27.38%) Spring
10 45 (26.79%) Node.js
11 43 (25.60%) Docker
12 41 (24.40%) JSON
12 41 (24.40%) NoSQL
13 40 (23.81%) Linux
14 37 (22.02%) BDD
14 37 (22.02%) Software Engineering
15 34 (20.24%) JIRA
16 33 (19.64%) Spring Boot
17 32 (19.05%) Confluence
17 32 (19.05%) XML
17 32 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (18.45%) Finance
18 31 (18.45%) SQL
18 31 (18.45%) HTML
19 30 (17.86%) SOA
19 30 (17.86%) Test Automation
20 28 (16.67%) MySQL
21 27 (16.07%) DevOps

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 32 (19.05%) Confluence
2 11 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.17%) Apache
4 5 (2.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.98%) Anypoint
5 4 (2.38%) Mule
5 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.79%) JBoss
6 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) IIS
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.71%) Slack
3 12 (7.14%) npm
4 7 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (4.17%) GitHub
5 5 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.98%) Serverless
6 3 (1.79%) Force.com
6 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.19%) Datadog
7 2 (1.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.60%) Boomi
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) SSH
2 6 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (1.19%) SMS
4 1 (0.60%) Extranet
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) Skype
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.40%) NoSQL
2 32 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (16.67%) MySQL
4 25 (14.88%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.76%) Big Data
8 7 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.57%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.98%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.79%) HBase
11 3 (1.79%) Parquet
11 3 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.19%) MS Access
12 2 (1.19%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.19%) Redis
12 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (29.76%) Git (software)
2 49 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 34 (20.24%) JIRA
4 24 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 19 (11.31%) IntelliJ
6 16 (9.52%) Babel
6 16 (9.52%) webpack
7 12 (7.14%) Maven
7 12 (7.14%) Selenium
8 10 (5.95%) Bitbucket
9 9 (5.36%) Eclipse
9 9 (5.36%) JUnit
9 9 (5.36%) Subversion
10 8 (4.76%) Artifactory
10 8 (4.76%) git-flow
11 4 (2.38%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (18.45%) Finance
2 17 (10.12%) Banking
3 5 (2.98%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (67.26%) Developer
2 49 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.69%) Architect
4 21 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (11.31%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.74%) Python Developer
7 10 (5.95%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.95%) UI Developer
8 9 (5.36%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) React Developer
10 6 (3.57%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Integration Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Java Architect
11 5 (2.98%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (2.98%) Salesforce Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (38.69%) SOAP
2 57 (33.93%) Web Services
3 46 (27.38%) Spring
4 45 (26.79%) Node.js
5 41 (24.40%) JSON
6 33 (19.64%) Spring Boot
7 32 (19.05%) XML
8 31 (18.45%) HTML
9 24 (14.29%) CSS
10 17 (10.12%) AngularJS
11 16 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 16 (9.52%) Jest
11 16 (9.52%) Redux
12 15 (8.93%) Dropwizard
13 14 (8.33%) React
14 13 (7.74%) Kafka
15 12 (7.14%) .NET
15 12 (7.14%) DOM
15 12 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (6.55%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.55%) User Experience
3 10 (5.95%) DataPower
4 8 (4.76%) PKI
5 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) CMDB
9 1 (0.60%) Fintech
9 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.81%) Linux
2 16 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (5.95%) Unix
4 9 (5.36%) Android
4 9 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.57%) Windows
6 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (52.98%) Microservices
3 62 (36.90%) TDD
4 50 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (22.02%) BDD
5 37 (22.02%) Software Engineering
6 30 (17.86%) SOA
6 30 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 27 (16.07%) DevOps
8 24 (14.29%) Scrum
9 21 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 20 (11.90%) Open Source
10 20 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (11.90%) SDLC
11 18 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (10.12%) Integration Testing
13 16 (9.52%) Coaching
14 15 (8.93%) Migration
14 15 (8.93%) Workflow
15 14 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 112 (66.67%) Java
2 65 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.45%) SQL
4 21 (12.50%) Java 8
5 18 (10.71%) Python
6 12 (7.14%) C#
7 6 (3.57%) ES6
7 6 (3.57%) Scala
8 5 (2.98%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.98%) SOQL
9 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.79%) Ruby
11 2 (1.19%) Groovy
11 2 (1.19%) VB
11 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (4.17%) Degree
3 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (25.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (12.50%) Puppet
2 15 (8.93%) Kubernetes
3 14 (8.33%) Ansible
3 14 (8.33%) Terraform
4 9 (5.36%) Grafana
5 5 (2.98%) Graylog
6 4 (2.38%) Kibana
7 2 (1.19%) Graphite
8 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.60%) Oozie
8 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (9.52%) Oracle
2 13 (7.74%) IBM
3 7 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 7 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.98%) Adobe
6 4 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.38%) Splunk
7 3 (1.79%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.79%) Dell
7 3 (1.79%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.19%) Coverity
8 2 (1.19%) Google
8 2 (1.19%) hybris
8 2 (1.19%) Sun
9 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.60%) HP
9 1 (0.60%) SAP
9 1 (0.60%) Sybase
9 1 (0.60%) Telerik