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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 55 66 50
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16  
Contract jobs citing REST 74 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.49% 2.53% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.38% 8.26% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 50
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 713 860 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.60% 30.69% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 606 497
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Yorkshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +9 51 £475 +5.55% 21
South Yorkshire +16 26 £388 -0.64% 8
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 112 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 112 (73.68%) Java
2 61 (40.13%) Spring
2 61 (40.13%) JavaScript
3 60 (39.47%) CSS
4 54 (35.53%) TDD
4 54 (35.53%) Git (software)
5 52 (34.21%) Web Services
6 51 (33.55%) HTML
7 50 (32.89%) SOAP
8 45 (29.61%) Scrum
9 44 (28.95%) JSON
10 42 (27.63%) Linux
11 41 (26.97%) Scala
12 39 (25.66%) Open Source
12 39 (25.66%) Relational Database
12 39 (25.66%) User Experience
13 38 (25.00%) HTML5
13 38 (25.00%) Configuration Management
14 37 (24.34%) BDD
15 36 (23.68%) CSS3
16 34 (22.37%) Jenkins
17 33 (21.71%) Automated Testing
17 33 (21.71%) Software Engineering
17 33 (21.71%) Ruby
18 31 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (20.39%) Front End Development
19 30 (19.74%) Ajax
20 29 (19.08%) NoSQL
20 29 (19.08%) MVC

REST
Top Related 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 16 (10.53%) Confluence
2 7 (4.61%) Mule
2 7 (4.61%) Mule ESB
3 4 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.92%) GitHub
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.97%) CloudBees
3 3 (1.97%) IaaS
3 3 (1.97%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.97%) PaaS
3 3 (1.97%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Slack
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.82%) HTTP
2 4 (2.63%) DNS
2 4 (2.63%) Firewall
2 4 (2.63%) Internet
2 4 (2.63%) LDAP
2 4 (2.63%) SMTP
2 4 (2.63%) SSH
3 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.66%) Relational Database
2 29 (19.08%) NoSQL
3 25 (16.45%) MySQL
4 19 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 15 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (8.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.32%) Big Data
7 2 (1.32%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.32%) Redis
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.66%) Power BI
8 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (35.53%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.37%) Jenkins
3 28 (18.42%) JIRA
4 26 (17.11%) JUnit
5 14 (9.21%) Subversion
6 9 (5.92%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.92%) Maven
7 8 (5.26%) Selenium
8 7 (4.61%) Gradle
8 7 (4.61%) Mockito
9 6 (3.95%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.95%) JMeter
10 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.29%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.29%) Spock
10 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.63%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.63%) Gatling
11 4 (2.63%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.63%) jMock
General
1 7 (4.61%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Retail
3 3 (1.97%) Marketing
3 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (75.00%) Developer
2 62 (40.79%) Java Developer
3 31 (20.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (13.16%) Architect
5 12 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 11 (7.24%) Agile Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Scala Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Java Scala Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 7 (4.61%) Digital Architect
10 7 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (4.61%) MuleSoft Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Integration Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Java Architect
12 5 (3.29%) Automation Tester
12 5 (3.29%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.29%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.13%) Spring
2 60 (39.47%) CSS
3 52 (34.21%) Web Services
4 51 (33.55%) HTML
5 50 (32.89%) SOAP
6 44 (28.95%) JSON
7 38 (25.00%) HTML5
8 36 (23.68%) CSS3
9 30 (19.74%) Ajax
10 25 (16.45%) Django
10 25 (16.45%) RESTful
10 25 (16.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 24 (15.79%) Hibernate
12 22 (14.47%) Play Framework
13 21 (13.82%) Node.js
14 20 (13.16%) Spring MVC
15 18 (11.84%) Guice
16 12 (7.89%) XML
17 10 (6.58%) JMS
18 9 (5.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.66%) User Experience
2 11 (7.24%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Linux
2 23 (15.13%) Unix
3 17 (11.18%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.61%) Android
5 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.97%) Windows
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.53%) TDD
3 45 (29.61%) Scrum
4 39 (25.66%) Open Source
5 38 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 37 (24.34%) BDD
7 33 (21.71%) Automated Testing
7 33 (21.71%) Software Engineering
8 31 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (20.39%) Front End Development
9 29 (19.08%) MVC
10 26 (17.11%) DevOps
11 21 (13.82%) Mentoring
11 21 (13.82%) Microservices
12 19 (12.50%) Prototyping
13 18 (11.84%) Kanban
13 18 (11.84%) OO
14 17 (11.18%) Line Management
15 16 (10.53%) Web Development
16 14 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 112 (73.68%) Java
2 61 (40.13%) JavaScript
3 41 (26.97%) Scala
4 33 (21.71%) Ruby
5 24 (15.79%) Python
6 21 (13.82%) C#
6 21 (13.82%) SQL
7 10 (6.58%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.61%) PHP
9 6 (3.95%) Groovy
10 4 (2.63%) C++
11 3 (1.97%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.97%) Korn
11 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.32%) Clojure
12 2 (1.32%) Go
12 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.66%) Jython
13 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.97%) FATCA
4 1 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) Docker
2 4 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.97%) vCloud
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) Puppet
1 6 (3.95%) vRealize
2 3 (1.97%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Oracle
2 20 (13.16%) Google
3 9 (5.92%) MuleSoft
4 7 (4.61%) VMware
5 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.97%) Solace
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco
8 1 (0.66%) EMC
8 1 (0.66%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) Magma
8 1 (0.66%) Sage
8 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.66%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago