Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 75 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 155 121 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.12% 2.72% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.82% 9.51% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 96 114
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +0.58%
10th Percentile £344 £323 £313
90th Percentile £550 £645 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -16.00%

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 1,578 1,272 1,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.78% 28.61% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,107 948 1,288
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £283
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +138.30% -52.65%
10th Percentile £15.24 £17.76 £13.43
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.50 £44.38
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 November 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 November 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 -1 108 £475 +4.40% 37
South Yorkshire +18 39 £438 -31.64% 16
North Yorkshire +1 6 £375 +15.38% 8
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
REST
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 92 (59.35%) Java
2 76 (49.03%) JavaScript
3 75 (48.39%) Microservices
4 63 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 50 (32.26%) Web Services
6 48 (30.97%) SOAP
6 48 (30.97%) Node.js
7 45 (29.03%) JSON
8 43 (27.74%) Linux
9 42 (27.10%) TDD
10 41 (26.45%) Docker
11 38 (24.52%) DevOps
12 37 (23.87%) JIRA
13 36 (23.23%) Confluence
14 35 (22.58%) SQL
14 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
15 33 (21.29%) BDD
15 33 (21.29%) Test Automation
16 32 (20.65%) HTML
16 32 (20.65%) XML
17 31 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (19.35%) SDLC
19 29 (18.71%) CSS
20 28 (18.06%) MySQL
21 27 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
22 26 (16.77%) Cucumber
23 25 (16.13%) MongoDB
23 25 (16.13%) NoSQL

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 36 (23.23%) Confluence
2 10 (6.45%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.58%) Anypoint
5 4 (2.58%) Apache
5 4 (2.58%) Mule
5 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.94%) CMS
6 3 (1.94%) JBoss
6 3 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.29%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.29%) IIS
7 2 (1.29%) Kentico
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.90%) Slack
2 15 (9.68%) npm
3 14 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.16%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.87%) Serverless
6 5 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.23%) GitHub
7 3 (1.94%) Force.com
7 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.29%) Datadog
8 2 (1.29%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.29%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) Apigee
9 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) SSH
2 5 (3.23%) HTTP
2 5 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) Extranet
3 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Skype
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (18.06%) MySQL
3 25 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 25 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.94%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.29%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.29%) Big Data
8 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.29%) MS Access
8 2 (1.29%) Parquet
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.65%) OLAP
9 1 (0.65%) OLTP
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 37 (23.87%) JIRA
3 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 26 (16.77%) Cucumber
5 20 (12.90%) IntelliJ
6 19 (12.26%) Babel
6 19 (12.26%) webpack
7 13 (8.39%) Maven
8 12 (7.74%) Selenium
9 10 (6.45%) Bitbucket
10 9 (5.81%) git-flow
11 8 (5.16%) Subversion
12 7 (4.52%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.87%) JUnit
13 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
14 5 (3.23%) Artifactory
14 5 (3.23%) WebDriver
15 4 (2.58%) JMeter
15 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (16.13%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Banking
3 5 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (67.74%) Developer
2 40 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.61%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.39%) UI Developer
5 11 (7.10%) Architect
6 10 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.81%) React Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (5.16%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.52%) AWS Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (3.23%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Salesforce Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.26%) Web Services
2 48 (30.97%) Node.js
2 48 (30.97%) SOAP
3 45 (29.03%) JSON
4 32 (20.65%) HTML
4 32 (20.65%) XML
5 29 (18.71%) CSS
6 24 (15.48%) AngularJS
7 20 (12.90%) Spring
8 19 (12.26%) Jest
8 19 (12.26%) Redux
8 19 (12.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (10.97%) React
10 16 (10.32%) Spring Boot
11 15 (9.68%) .NET
11 15 (9.68%) DOM
12 13 (8.39%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (6.45%) Apache CXF
13 10 (6.45%) HTML5
13 10 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) User Experience
2 15 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.16%) PKI
4 6 (3.87%) DataPower
5 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.94%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.29%) CMDB
8 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.74%) Linux
2 18 (11.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.10%) Android
5 10 (6.45%) Unix
6 7 (4.52%) Windows
7 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.39%) Microservices
2 63 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (27.10%) TDD
4 38 (24.52%) DevOps
5 33 (21.29%) BDD
5 33 (21.29%) Test Automation
6 30 (19.35%) SDLC
7 27 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
9 22 (14.19%) Migration
10 19 (12.26%) Scrum
11 18 (11.61%) Mentoring
12 17 (10.97%) Coaching
12 17 (10.97%) Workflow
13 16 (10.32%) MVC
13 16 (10.32%) Web Development
14 15 (9.68%) SOA
15 14 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (9.03%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (8.39%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 92 (59.35%) Java
2 76 (49.03%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.58%) SQL
4 22 (14.19%) Java 8
5 15 (9.68%) C#
6 10 (6.45%) Python
7 8 (5.16%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.87%) ES6
8 6 (3.87%) Scala
9 5 (3.23%) Apex Code
9 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.23%) SOQL
10 2 (1.29%) Groovy
10 2 (1.29%) PHP
10 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.29%) Ruby
10 2 (1.29%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.29%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.58%) Degree
5 3 (1.94%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.29%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.29%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) HL7
2 1 (0.65%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (26.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) HDFS
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (10.32%) Ansible
2 12 (7.74%) Terraform
3 10 (6.45%) Puppet
4 6 (3.87%) Grafana
4 6 (3.87%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.58%) Kibana
6 3 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.29%) Graphite
7 2 (1.29%) Graylog
8 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.65%) Nessus
8 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 11 (7.10%) Oracle
2 8 (5.16%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.52%) IBM
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.58%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.58%) Splunk
5 3 (1.94%) Adobe
5 3 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.29%) Coverity
6 2 (1.29%) Google
6 2 (1.29%) Sun
6 2 (1.29%) Telerik
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) F5
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) webMethods