Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 67 95
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 122 172 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.75% 3.16% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.67% 9.16% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 115 94
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +0.58% +14.00%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £275
90th Percentile £645 £550 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.00% +7.14%

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 1262 1877 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.42% 34.44% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 1291 1231
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%
10th Percentile £17.76 £13.43 £9.96
90th Percentile £40.50 £44.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +17 104 £460 +2.22% 13
South Yorkshire -14 17 £640 +50.59% 4
North Yorkshire +8 5 £325 +13.04% 6
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 90 (73.77%) Java
2 66 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (51.64%) Git (software)
4 59 (48.36%) JIRA
4 59 (48.36%) JavaScript
5 51 (41.80%) Test Automation
6 49 (40.16%) Microservices
7 48 (39.34%) Open Source
8 46 (37.70%) Jenkins
9 44 (36.07%) Confluence
9 44 (36.07%) BDD
10 43 (35.25%) TDD
11 42 (34.43%) Spring
11 42 (34.43%) Scrum
11 42 (34.43%) HTML
12 40 (32.79%) SQL
13 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
13 39 (31.97%) Node.js
14 38 (31.15%) CSS
14 38 (31.15%) Software Engineering
15 37 (30.33%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (30.33%) JUnit
16 36 (29.51%) Linux
17 32 (26.23%) JSON
18 29 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (23.77%) MongoDB
19 28 (22.95%) HTML5
19 28 (22.95%) NoSQL
19 28 (22.95%) MVC
19 28 (22.95%) MySQL

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 44 (36.07%) Confluence
2 7 (5.74%) JBoss
3 6 (4.92%) Apache
3 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.10%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.10%) Jupyter
4 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.28%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.46%) SAS
7 2 (1.64%) CMS
7 2 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.39%) Slack
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.10%) GitHub
4 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.64%) Heroku
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.64%) npm
4 2 (1.64%) PaaS
5 1 (0.82%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.64%) LDAP
3 2 (1.64%) SSH
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.82%) Extranet
4 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.33%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (23.77%) MongoDB
3 28 (22.95%) MySQL
3 28 (22.95%) NoSQL
4 26 (21.31%) Relational Database
5 18 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
7 13 (10.66%) Big Data
8 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.10%) HBase
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.82%) Event Store
10 1 (0.82%) MS Access
10 1 (0.82%) OLAP
10 1 (0.82%) OLTP
10 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 63 (51.64%) Git (software)
2 59 (48.36%) JIRA
3 46 (37.70%) Jenkins
4 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
5 37 (30.33%) JUnit
6 19 (15.57%) Subversion
7 16 (13.11%) Jasmine
8 7 (5.74%) Maven
9 5 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.10%) Selenium
10 4 (3.28%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.28%) JMeter
11 3 (2.46%) Ant
11 3 (2.46%) Gatling
12 2 (1.64%) Hudson
12 2 (1.64%) Mockito
12 2 (1.64%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.64%) TestNG
12 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Retail
3 9 (7.38%) Retail Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Banking
5 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.92%) Electronics
6 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (61.48%) Developer
2 36 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.21%) Software Engineer
4 17 (13.93%) Scala Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Java Engineer
6 13 (10.66%) Architect
6 13 (10.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.74%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Java Scala Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.10%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) JavaScript Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.43%) HTML
1 42 (34.43%) Spring
2 39 (31.97%) Node.js
3 38 (31.15%) CSS
4 32 (26.23%) JSON
5 28 (22.95%) HTML5
6 27 (22.13%) Ajax
6 27 (22.13%) CSS3
7 23 (18.85%) RESTful
8 22 (18.03%) Web Services
9 20 (16.39%) Play Framework
10 19 (15.57%) Ruby on Rails
11 18 (14.75%) Django
11 18 (14.75%) Guice
12 17 (13.93%) SOAP
13 13 (10.66%) Spring MVC
14 12 (9.84%) Hibernate
15 11 (9.02%) .NET
16 10 (8.20%) Dropwizard
17 9 (7.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) User Experience
2 7 (5.74%) Algorithms
2 7 (5.74%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) Clustering
4 2 (1.64%) DataPower
4 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.64%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.51%) Linux
2 20 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.46%) Android
4 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.64%) Windows
5 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.82%) MVS
5 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.80%) Test Automation
3 49 (40.16%) Microservices
4 48 (39.34%) Open Source
5 44 (36.07%) BDD
6 43 (35.25%) TDD
7 42 (34.43%) Scrum
8 38 (31.15%) Software Engineering
9 29 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (22.95%) MVC
11 25 (20.49%) Mentoring
12 21 (17.21%) SFIA
13 20 (16.39%) OWASP
14 19 (15.57%) Web Design
15 18 (14.75%) Configuration Management
16 17 (13.93%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (13.11%) Coaching
18 15 (12.30%) OO
19 13 (10.66%) SDLC
20 12 (9.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 90 (73.77%) Java
2 59 (48.36%) JavaScript
3 40 (32.79%) SQL
4 21 (17.21%) C#
4 21 (17.21%) Python
4 21 (17.21%) Scala
5 19 (15.57%) Ruby
6 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.28%) ES6
9 3 (2.46%) Prolog
10 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.64%) Go
10 2 (1.64%) PHP
11 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
3 2 (1.64%) MCSD
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) GCP
2 1 (0.82%) GDPR
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (11.48%) Docker
2 5 (4.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (4.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Ansible
1 6 (4.92%) Kubernetes
1 6 (4.92%) Terraform
2 1 (0.82%) Grafana
2 1 (0.82%) Graylog
2 1 (0.82%) Nessus
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (16.39%) Google
2 16 (13.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 6 (4.92%) SAP
5 5 (4.10%) Splunk
6 4 (3.28%) IBM
7 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.82%) MuleSoft