Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 62 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 163 151 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.33% 3.58% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.02% 10.07% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 104 108
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £311
90th Percentile £629 £588 £579
England median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% +20.16%

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 1,627 1,499 1,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 33.24% 35.50% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,136 1,035 1,264
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.93%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £285
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 14 4 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% +120.59% -74.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.75 £9.24
90th Percentile £42.11 £38.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.26 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +3.07% +7.19% +9.29%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -10 117 £463 +7.56% 36
South Yorkshire -13 39 £450 +9.09% 4
North Yorkshire - 5 £385 - 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
REST
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (78.53%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (76.07%) Java
3 93 (57.06%) Microservices
4 81 (49.69%) TDD
5 76 (46.63%) JavaScript
6 74 (45.40%) NoSQL
7 72 (44.17%) Spring
8 71 (43.56%) Git (software)
9 65 (39.88%) BDD
10 64 (39.26%) Jenkins
11 60 (36.81%) Software Engineering
11 60 (36.81%) Linux
12 56 (34.36%) MySQL
12 56 (34.36%) Node.js
13 55 (33.74%) Open Source
14 54 (33.13%) SQL
15 53 (32.52%) MongoDB
16 52 (31.90%) Test Automation
16 52 (31.90%) Mentoring
17 51 (31.29%) Scrum
18 49 (30.06%) PostgreSQL
18 49 (30.06%) Web Services
19 48 (29.45%) JIRA
20 46 (28.22%) Confluence
21 45 (27.61%) SOAP
22 44 (26.99%) SFIA
23 42 (25.77%) Slack
23 42 (25.77%) Spring Boot
24 41 (25.15%) Coaching
24 41 (25.15%) Cucumber

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 46 (28.22%) Confluence
2 20 (12.27%) Apache
3 7 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.84%) JBoss
7 2 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.23%) Anypoint
7 2 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.23%) nginx
7 2 (1.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.61%) Mule
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.77%) Slack
2 17 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.13%) GitHub
4 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.84%) CloudBees
5 3 (1.84%) Force.com
5 3 (1.84%) IaaS
5 3 (1.84%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.84%) PaaS
5 3 (1.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Serverless
7 1 (0.61%) Boomi
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) HTTP
2 9 (5.52%) SMS
3 4 (2.45%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) AMQP
4 2 (1.23%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) SMTP
5 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (45.40%) NoSQL
2 56 (34.36%) MySQL
3 53 (32.52%) MongoDB
4 49 (30.06%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (22.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (9.82%) Apache Hive
6 16 (9.82%) Big Data
7 13 (7.98%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (5.52%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.29%) Cloud Spanner
10 7 (4.29%) Hadoop
10 7 (4.29%) NewSQL
11 5 (3.07%) HBase
12 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.45%) Redis
13 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.23%) Couchbase
13 2 (1.23%) PowerCenter
13 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 71 (43.56%) Git (software)
2 64 (39.26%) Jenkins
3 48 (29.45%) JIRA
4 41 (25.15%) Cucumber
5 33 (20.25%) JUnit
6 25 (15.34%) Jasmine
7 14 (8.59%) Artifactory
8 11 (6.75%) Maven
9 10 (6.13%) HP UFT
10 9 (5.52%) Subversion
11 5 (3.07%) Burp Suite
11 5 (3.07%) JMeter
11 5 (3.07%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.45%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.45%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.45%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.84%) Selenium
14 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (14.11%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Banking
3 8 (4.91%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Games
5 3 (1.84%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (53.99%) Developer
2 47 (28.83%) Java Developer
3 33 (20.25%) Software Engineer
4 27 (16.56%) Architect
5 22 (13.50%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (11.66%) JavaScript Engineer
7 18 (11.04%) Java Engineer
8 13 (7.98%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Java Architect
9 9 (5.52%) Python Developer
10 8 (4.91%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Java Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.91%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) Agile Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Lead DevOps
12 5 (3.07%) NoSQL Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) Senior Tester
12 5 (3.07%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.17%) Spring
2 56 (34.36%) Node.js
3 49 (30.06%) Web Services
4 45 (27.61%) SOAP
5 42 (25.77%) Spring Boot
6 38 (23.31%) HTML
7 28 (17.18%) CSS
8 24 (14.72%) Kafka
9 22 (13.50%) ActiveMQ
10 21 (12.88%) AngularJS
10 21 (12.88%) XML
11 19 (11.66%) HTML5
11 19 (11.66%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (11.04%) .NET
12 18 (11.04%) JSON
13 14 (8.59%) Spring Batch
13 14 (8.59%) Spring Security
14 13 (7.98%) Hibernate
15 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (7.36%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.52%) Mobile App
1 9 (5.52%) User Experience
2 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.45%) DataPower
6 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 60 (36.81%) Linux
2 35 (21.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (9.20%) Android
4 13 (7.98%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.45%) Unix
6 3 (1.84%) Windows
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (78.53%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (57.06%) Microservices
3 81 (49.69%) TDD
4 65 (39.88%) BDD
5 60 (36.81%) Software Engineering
6 55 (33.74%) Open Source
7 52 (31.90%) Mentoring
7 52 (31.90%) Test Automation
8 51 (31.29%) Scrum
9 44 (26.99%) SFIA
10 41 (25.15%) Coaching
10 41 (25.15%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (24.54%) Kanban
12 32 (19.63%) SDLC
13 27 (16.56%) Integration Testing
13 27 (16.56%) SOA
14 23 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (11.04%) DevOps
16 17 (10.43%) User Stories
17 14 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 124 (76.07%) Java
2 76 (46.63%) JavaScript
3 54 (33.13%) SQL
4 16 (9.82%) Java 8
5 13 (7.98%) C#
6 12 (7.36%) Python
7 10 (6.13%) ES6
8 3 (1.84%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.84%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.84%) Ruby
8 3 (1.84%) Scala
8 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.84%) SOQL
8 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
1 6 (3.68%) Sun Certification
2 5 (3.07%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (1.23%) ISEB
3 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) WCAG
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) PSD2
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 14 (8.59%) Docker
2 6 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.68%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) Varnish
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.61%) vCloud
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (14.11%) Puppet
2 14 (8.59%) Grafana
2 14 (8.59%) Graylog
2 14 (8.59%) Terraform
3 10 (6.13%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.91%) Ansible
5 5 (3.07%) HP ALM
5 5 (3.07%) Nessus
6 2 (1.23%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.23%) OpenView
6 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.61%) Oozie
7 1 (0.61%) vRealize
7 1 (0.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 31 (19.02%) Red Hat
2 20 (12.27%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) MuleSoft
4 7 (4.29%) HP
4 7 (4.29%) IBM
4 7 (4.29%) VMware
5 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.84%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.84%) Dell
6 3 (1.84%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.23%) Adobe
7 2 (1.23%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.23%) F5
7 2 (1.23%) hybris
7 2 (1.23%) Informatica
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.23%) Nimsoft
7 2 (1.23%) Sybase
8 1 (0.61%) Capita
8 1 (0.61%) Google