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 25 June 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 88 120
Rank change year-on-year +35 +32  
Contract jobs citing REST 72 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.62% 2.06% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 6.03% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 22
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £534 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £441 £400
% change year-on-year -3.51% +10.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 728 945 760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.58% 34.13% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 675 520
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Yorkshire

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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 25 June 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 +33 57 £425 -5.55% 13
South Yorkshire +11 14 £500 +33.33% 4
REST
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 109 (75.17%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (68.28%) Java
3 85 (58.62%) CSS
4 78 (53.79%) Git (software)
5 76 (52.41%) Test Automation
6 66 (45.52%) JavaScript
7 64 (44.14%) Linux
8 63 (43.45%) HTML
9 60 (41.38%) Relational Database
10 59 (40.69%) Spring
11 57 (39.31%) TDD
12 56 (38.62%) Configuration Management
13 54 (37.24%) Open Source
13 54 (37.24%) HTML5
14 51 (35.17%) JSON
14 51 (35.17%) Scrum
14 51 (35.17%) CSS3
15 48 (33.10%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (31.72%) BDD
17 44 (30.34%) Scala
17 44 (30.34%) JIRA
17 44 (30.34%) Ajax
17 44 (30.34%) Web Services
17 44 (30.34%) Jenkins
18 43 (29.66%) Ruby
19 42 (28.97%) User Experience
20 41 (28.28%) Front End Development
20 41 (28.28%) JUnit
21 39 (26.90%) SOAP
22 38 (26.21%) Confluence

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 38 (26.21%) Confluence
2 3 (2.07%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.38%) SAS
3 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Slack
2 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) SaaS
3 2 (1.38%) GitHub
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.76%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) Firewall
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) LDAP
2 3 (2.07%) SMTP
2 3 (2.07%) SSH
3 2 (1.38%) Extranet
3 2 (1.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 34 (23.45%) NoSQL
3 32 (22.07%) MySQL
4 20 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 20 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (11.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.76%) Big Data
8 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.38%) OLAP
9 2 (1.38%) OLTP
9 2 (1.38%) Redis
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.69%) GIS
10 1 (0.69%) MS Access
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (53.79%) Git (software)
2 44 (30.34%) Jenkins
2 44 (30.34%) JIRA
3 41 (28.28%) JUnit
4 27 (18.62%) Subversion
5 15 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.21%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.14%) IntelliJ
7 6 (4.14%) Maven
7 6 (4.14%) Selenium
8 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.76%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.07%) JMeter
10 3 (2.07%) Mockito
11 2 (1.38%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.38%) Gradle
11 2 (1.38%) jMock
11 2 (1.38%) NUnit
11 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.38%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (6.90%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.83%) Marketing
4 5 (3.45%) Electronics
4 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Banking
6 2 (1.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (77.24%) Developer
2 58 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 37 (25.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (17.24%) Scala Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Java Scala Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Architect
6 14 (9.66%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 9 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Agile Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.14%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.45%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (58.62%) CSS
2 63 (43.45%) HTML
3 59 (40.69%) Spring
4 54 (37.24%) HTML5
5 51 (35.17%) CSS3
5 51 (35.17%) JSON
6 44 (30.34%) Ajax
6 44 (30.34%) Web Services
7 39 (26.90%) SOAP
8 37 (25.52%) Django
8 37 (25.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 35 (24.14%) Play Framework
10 34 (23.45%) RESTful
11 30 (20.69%) Guice
12 27 (18.62%) Spring MVC
13 19 (13.10%) Hibernate
13 19 (13.10%) Node.js
14 13 (8.97%) React
15 11 (7.59%) .NET
16 9 (6.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.97%) User Experience
2 17 (11.72%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.07%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.07%) Replication
5 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.14%) Linux
2 26 (17.93%) Unix
3 25 (17.24%) Mac OS X
4 11 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.45%) Android
6 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.07%) Windows
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (75.17%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (52.41%) Test Automation
3 57 (39.31%) TDD
4 56 (38.62%) Configuration Management
5 54 (37.24%) Open Source
6 51 (35.17%) Scrum
7 48 (33.10%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (31.72%) BDD
9 41 (28.28%) Front End Development
10 34 (23.45%) MVC
11 33 (22.76%) DevOps
12 31 (21.38%) Mentoring
13 29 (20.00%) Prototyping
14 28 (19.31%) Software Engineering
15 27 (18.62%) Microservices
16 26 (17.93%) Line Management
16 26 (17.93%) OWASP
17 22 (15.17%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (15.17%) Web Design
18 18 (12.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (68.28%) Java
2 66 (45.52%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.34%) Scala
4 43 (29.66%) Ruby
5 37 (25.52%) Python
6 34 (23.45%) C#
7 25 (17.24%) SQL
8 6 (4.14%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.45%) PHP
10 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.07%) C++
11 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.38%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.38%) Go
12 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.38%) Prolog
13 1 (0.69%) ES6
13 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.76%) Degree
6 3 (2.07%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) FATCA
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) vCloud
2 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Puppet
2 4 (2.76%) vRealize
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Google
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle
3 9 (6.21%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.14%) SAP
5 5 (3.45%) VMware
6 3 (2.07%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Magma
7 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.69%) Sage
7 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.69%) Solace
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
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