Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 67 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +33
Contract jobs citing REST 160 143 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.29% 3.09% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.44% 10.48% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 124 112
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £434 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.61% -
10th Percentile £361 £325 £313
90th Percentile £570 £675 £626
England median daily rate £510 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +14.10%

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 1,532 1,365 1,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.46% 29.53% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,078 981 1,038
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £40.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.02% +172.45% -31.97%
10th Percentile £15.28 £24.23 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.80 £42.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 +9 116 £475 +5.56% 55
South Yorkshire -4 38 £438 -2.78% 15
North Yorkshire -3 4 £406 +25.00% 11
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (48.13%) Java
3 74 (46.25%) JavaScript
4 60 (37.50%) Linux
5 57 (35.63%) Test Automation
6 54 (33.75%) Git (software)
7 50 (31.25%) Web Services
7 50 (31.25%) Microservices
8 46 (28.75%) TDD
8 46 (28.75%) BDD
9 44 (27.50%) SOAP
10 43 (26.88%) Node.js
11 41 (25.63%) HTML
12 39 (24.38%) JSON
13 37 (23.13%) SQL
14 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
14 35 (21.88%) Cucumber
14 35 (21.88%) DevOps
15 34 (21.25%) MongoDB
16 33 (20.63%) JIRA
17 31 (19.38%) Confluence
18 29 (18.13%) XML
18 29 (18.13%) SDLC
19 27 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (16.25%) Maven
21 25 (15.63%) Unix
22 24 (15.00%) CSS
22 24 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (15.00%) Mentoring
22 24 (15.00%) JAX-RS

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 31 (19.38%) Confluence
2 13 (8.13%) Apache ServiceMix
3 11 (6.88%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.13%) JBoss
6 5 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.88%) Anypoint
8 3 (1.88%) Apache
8 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.88%) Mule
9 2 (1.25%) CMS
9 2 (1.25%) IIS
9 2 (1.25%) Kentico
9 2 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.63%) Jetty
10 1 (0.63%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) Slack
2 12 (7.50%) npm
3 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.00%) SaaS
5 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.13%) GitHub
7 4 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.50%) Serverless
8 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.25%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.25%) IaaS
9 2 (1.25%) PaaS
9 2 (1.25%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.63%) Apigee
10 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.63%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.13%) HTTP
2 5 (3.13%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.13%) SSL
3 2 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.25%) SSH
3 2 (1.25%) WebEx
4 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.25%) MongoDB
2 22 (13.75%) MySQL
3 21 (13.13%) Relational Database
4 20 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (11.25%) NoSQL
6 13 (8.13%) Neo4j
7 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.88%) Big Data
9 2 (1.25%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.63%) Parquet
10 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (33.75%) Git (software)
2 35 (21.88%) Cucumber
3 33 (20.63%) JIRA
4 26 (16.25%) Maven
5 20 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 19 (11.88%) Subversion
7 15 (9.38%) IntelliJ
8 14 (8.75%) Selenium
9 13 (8.13%) Babel
9 13 (8.13%) webpack
10 12 (7.50%) Mockito
11 11 (6.88%) Visual Studio
12 10 (6.25%) Eclipse
13 9 (5.63%) JMeter
14 8 (5.00%) SoapUI
15 7 (4.38%) Burp Suite
15 7 (4.38%) HP UFT
15 7 (4.38%) LoadRunner
16 5 (3.13%) git-flow
16 5 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (11.88%) Banking
2 16 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (1.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.25%) Back Office
4 2 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (70.00%) Developer
2 48 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.25%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) UI Developer
5 10 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Integration Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Scala Developer
8 6 (3.75%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) React Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Azure Developer
10 4 (2.50%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Developer in Test
10 4 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.25%) Web Services
2 44 (27.50%) SOAP
3 43 (26.88%) Node.js
4 41 (25.63%) HTML
5 39 (24.38%) JSON
6 29 (18.13%) XML
7 24 (15.00%) CSS
7 24 (15.00%) JAX-RS
8 22 (13.75%) Spring
9 21 (13.13%) AngularJS
10 17 (10.63%) .NET
10 17 (10.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (9.38%) Dropwizard
12 15 (9.38%) React
13 14 (8.75%) Apache CXF
13 14 (8.75%) HTML5
14 13 (8.13%) Apache Camel
14 13 (8.13%) JMS
14 13 (8.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) User Experience
2 12 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.25%) CMDB
5 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.25%) NHS
5 2 (1.25%) PKI
5 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.25%) Wiki
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.50%) Linux
2 27 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (15.63%) Unix
4 13 (8.13%) Mac OS X
5 11 (6.88%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.63%) Android
7 5 (3.13%) Windows
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (35.63%) Test Automation
3 50 (31.25%) Microservices
4 46 (28.75%) BDD
4 46 (28.75%) TDD
5 35 (21.88%) DevOps
5 35 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 29 (18.13%) SDLC
7 24 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 23 (14.38%) Coaching
9 22 (13.75%) Scrum
10 20 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (11.88%) Migration
11 19 (11.88%) Web Development
12 16 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (9.38%) Continuous Deployment
13 15 (9.38%) Test Scripting
13 15 (9.38%) Workflow
14 13 (8.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (48.13%) Java
2 74 (46.25%) JavaScript
3 37 (23.13%) SQL
4 23 (14.38%) Java 8
5 22 (13.75%) C#
6 12 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.88%) Scala
8 7 (4.38%) Go
9 4 (2.50%) Ruby
10 3 (1.88%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.88%) C++
10 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.88%) Python
10 3 (1.88%) SOQL
11 2 (1.25%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.25%) C
11 2 (1.25%) Groovy
11 2 (1.25%) PHP
11 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.63%) CISM
3 1 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) WCAG
2 3 (1.88%) HL7
3 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.63%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 18 (11.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) Ansible
2 7 (4.38%) Nessus
3 4 (2.50%) Grafana
3 4 (2.50%) Terraform
4 3 (1.88%) Puppet
4 3 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.25%) Graphite
5 2 (1.25%) Graylog
5 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.25%) Kibana
6 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.63%) vRealize
6 1 (0.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (8.13%) Red Hat
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle
2 9 (5.63%) ServiceNow
3 8 (5.00%) IBM
4 6 (3.75%) Blue Coat
4 6 (3.75%) Trustwave
4 6 (3.75%) Workday
5 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.88%) Google
6 3 (1.88%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.25%) Coverity
7 2 (1.25%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) Splunk
7 2 (1.25%) Telerik
8 1 (0.63%) F5
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.63%) VMware