Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 57 89
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 143 162 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.09% 3.47% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 10.52% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 112 95
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £259
90th Percentile £675 £626 £600
England median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £38.13
% change year-on-year +3.45% +14.10% +18.22%

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 1,365 1,540 1,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.53% 33.01% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 1,040 1,185
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.50 £14.87 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.45% -31.97% -45.38%
10th Percentile £24.23 £13.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £43.75 £43.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 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 21 February 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 -9 111 £450 - 29
South Yorkshire -7 25 £450 +5.88%
North Yorkshire +5 6 £325 +13.04% 6
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (78.32%) Java
2 95 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (57.34%) JavaScript
4 76 (53.15%) Microservices
5 68 (47.55%) Git (software)
6 66 (46.15%) Node.js
7 64 (44.76%) BDD
8 61 (42.66%) Jenkins
9 60 (41.96%) TDD
10 57 (39.86%) JIRA
11 54 (37.76%) Software Engineering
11 54 (37.76%) SQL
12 53 (37.06%) Test Automation
13 52 (36.36%) MongoDB
13 52 (36.36%) Spring
13 52 (36.36%) NoSQL
14 49 (34.27%) MySQL
15 47 (32.87%) Cucumber
15 47 (32.87%) Open Source
16 46 (32.17%) Confluence
16 46 (32.17%) PostgreSQL
17 41 (28.67%) SFIA
18 40 (27.97%) Mentoring
19 39 (27.27%) Slack
19 39 (27.27%) Linux
20 38 (26.57%) Scrum
21 36 (25.17%) Apache Cassandra
22 35 (24.48%) HTML
23 34 (23.78%) Web Services
23 34 (23.78%) JUnit

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 (32.17%) Confluence
2 9 (6.29%) Apache
2 9 (6.29%) JBoss
3 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.50%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.50%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.40%) CMS
6 2 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.40%) nginx
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.27%) Slack
2 18 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.39%) GitHub
4 4 (2.80%) CloudBees
4 4 (2.80%) IaaS
4 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.80%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.80%) PaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Heroku
5 2 (1.40%) npm
5 2 (1.40%) Serverless
6 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) HTTP
1 7 (4.90%) SMS
2 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 3 (2.10%) SSH
3 2 (1.40%) AMQP
3 2 (1.40%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.40%) SAN
3 2 (1.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 52 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 49 (34.27%) MySQL
3 46 (32.17%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (25.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
6 11 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.29%) Apache Hive
8 7 (4.90%) Big Data
8 7 (4.90%) Cloud Spanner
8 7 (4.90%) NewSQL
9 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.40%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.40%) HBase
11 2 (1.40%) Redis
12 1 (0.70%) Event Store
12 1 (0.70%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (47.55%) Git (software)
2 61 (42.66%) Jenkins
3 57 (39.86%) JIRA
4 47 (32.87%) Cucumber
5 34 (23.78%) JUnit
6 25 (17.48%) Jasmine
7 15 (10.49%) Maven
8 8 (5.59%) Artifactory
9 7 (4.90%) HP UFT
9 7 (4.90%) JMeter
10 6 (4.20%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.50%) Burp Suite
11 5 (3.50%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.50%) Selenium
11 5 (3.50%) Subversion
12 3 (2.10%) Ant
12 3 (2.10%) git-flow
12 3 (2.10%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.40%) Android Studio
General
1 27 (18.88%) Finance
2 24 (16.78%) Banking
3 14 (9.79%) Retail
4 12 (8.39%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.50%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (51.75%) Developer
2 43 (30.07%) Java Developer
3 31 (21.68%) Software Engineer
4 22 (15.38%) Java Engineer
5 21 (14.69%) Architect
6 18 (12.59%) JavaScript Engineer
7 17 (11.89%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.99%) Agile Developer
10 9 (6.29%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (5.59%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
13 6 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (4.20%) React Developer
14 5 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
14 5 (3.50%) NoSQL Engineer
14 5 (3.50%) Technical Leader
14 5 (3.50%) Test Engineer
15 4 (2.80%) Lead DevOps
15 4 (2.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (46.15%) Node.js
2 52 (36.36%) Spring
3 35 (24.48%) HTML
4 34 (23.78%) Web Services
5 32 (22.38%) SOAP
6 29 (20.28%) CSS
7 22 (15.38%) Spring Boot
8 21 (14.69%) AngularJS
9 19 (13.29%) XML
10 16 (11.19%) .NET
10 16 (11.19%) HTML5
10 16 (11.19%) JSON
11 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (9.09%) Angular 2
12 13 (9.09%) Kafka
12 13 (9.09%) React
13 12 (8.39%) CSS3
13 12 (8.39%) Hibernate
14 11 (7.69%) Dropwizard
15 10 (6.99%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) User Experience
2 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.80%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.40%) Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) DataPower
6 2 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.40%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.27%) Linux
2 31 (21.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (11.19%) Android
4 14 (9.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (53.15%) Microservices
3 64 (44.76%) BDD
4 60 (41.96%) TDD
5 54 (37.76%) Software Engineering
6 53 (37.06%) Test Automation
7 47 (32.87%) Open Source
8 41 (28.67%) SFIA
9 40 (27.97%) Mentoring
10 38 (26.57%) Scrum
11 31 (21.68%) Coaching
12 29 (20.28%) Kanban
13 26 (18.18%) SDLC
14 21 (14.69%) DevOps
15 20 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (13.29%) Integration Testing
17 16 (11.19%) MVC
17 16 (11.19%) User Stories
18 14 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
18 14 (9.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 112 (78.32%) Java
2 82 (57.34%) JavaScript
3 54 (37.76%) SQL
4 14 (9.79%) ES6
5 13 (9.09%) C#
6 9 (6.29%) Python
6 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.80%) Ruby
8 4 (2.80%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.10%) ES7
9 3 (2.10%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.10%) Scala
10 2 (1.40%) Go
10 2 (1.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) MCSD
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.40%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) WCAG
3 2 (1.40%) PSD2
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) Varnish
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.70%) vCloud
3 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Puppet
2 8 (5.59%) Grafana
2 8 (5.59%) Graylog
2 8 (5.59%) Terraform
3 5 (3.50%) Nessus
4 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.70%) OpenView
5 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Red Hat
2 11 (7.69%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.50%) Google
4 5 (3.50%) IBM
4 5 (3.50%) Splunk
5 4 (2.80%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.10%) HP
6 3 (2.10%) VMware
7 2 (1.40%) F5
8 1 (0.70%) Capita
8 1 (0.70%) Informatica
8 1 (0.70%) Nimsoft
8 1 (0.70%) Nintex
8 1 (0.70%) webMethods