Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 64 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 131 174 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.06% 3.48% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.68% 10.07% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 133 98
Yorkshire median daily rate £464 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £363 £335 £316
90th Percentile £588 £575 £591
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +16.13%

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 1,353 1,728 1,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.61% 34.53% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1,208 1,098
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £312 £305 £300
90th Percentile £563 £535 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.90 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.27% -9.09% +304.41%
10th Percentile £15.55 £15.74 £36.13
90th Percentile £45.68 £41.94 £43.38
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.53 £40.50
% change year-on-year +5.95% +2.54% +8.00%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 +18 101 £475 - 29
South Yorkshire -27 23 £450 -5.26% 10
North Yorkshire +3 7 £375 - 5
REST
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 99 (75.57%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (59.54%) Java
3 65 (49.62%) JSON
3 65 (49.62%) Jenkins
4 61 (46.56%) Test Automation
5 60 (45.80%) Git (software)
6 56 (42.75%) Scrum
7 55 (41.98%) Spring
7 55 (41.98%) JIRA
8 54 (41.22%) Maven
9 51 (38.93%) SOAP
10 48 (36.64%) GitHub
11 47 (35.88%) Confluence
12 45 (34.35%) Kanban
13 41 (31.30%) Web Services
14 40 (30.53%) Sonatype Nexus
15 38 (29.01%) Apple iOS
16 37 (28.24%) Splunk
17 36 (27.48%) Java 8
17 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
18 35 (26.72%) Slack
19 34 (25.95%) User Experience
19 34 (25.95%) Spring Boot
20 33 (25.19%) Mobile App
20 33 (25.19%) XML
21 32 (24.43%) iOS Development
22 31 (23.66%) AppDynamics
22 31 (23.66%) DevOps
23 30 (22.90%) Node.js
24 29 (22.14%) SQL

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 47 (35.88%) Confluence
2 11 (8.40%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (8.40%) Mule
3 10 (7.63%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.87%) Apache ServiceMix
5 8 (6.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (5.34%) JBoss
6 7 (5.34%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.53%) Apache
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.76%) FileNet
11 1 (0.76%) IIS
11 1 (0.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (36.64%) GitHub
2 35 (26.72%) Slack
3 20 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (6.87%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.82%) SaaS
7 4 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.05%) Serverless
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.29%) npm
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.53%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.53%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.53%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) HTTP
2 5 (3.82%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.82%) SSL
3 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.29%) WebEx
4 1 (0.76%) FTP
4 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.82%) MySQL
4 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.05%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.53%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.53%) SQLite
8 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) OLAP
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 65 (49.62%) Jenkins
2 60 (45.80%) Git (software)
3 55 (41.98%) JIRA
4 54 (41.22%) Maven
5 40 (30.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 27 (20.61%) Selenium
7 24 (18.32%) Cucumber
7 24 (18.32%) Xcode
8 22 (16.79%) Mockito
9 20 (15.27%) JUnit
10 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
11 11 (8.40%) Eclipse
11 11 (8.40%) WebDriver
12 10 (7.63%) SoapUI
13 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (5.34%) Subversion
15 6 (4.58%) FitNesse
15 6 (4.58%) JBehave
16 5 (3.82%) Appium
16 5 (3.82%) JMeter
General
1 23 (17.56%) Banking
2 21 (16.03%) Finance
3 5 (3.82%) Local Government
4 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.53%) Front Office
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (62.60%) Developer
2 22 (16.79%) iOS Developer
3 18 (13.74%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.63%) Android Developer
5 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.34%) Consultant
5 7 (5.34%) React Developer
5 7 (5.34%) Technical Leader
6 5 (3.82%) Analyst
6 5 (3.82%) DBA
6 5 (3.82%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
6 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.05%) Architect
7 4 (3.05%) Functional Analyst
7 4 (3.05%) Functional Test Analyst
7 4 (3.05%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.05%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (3.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (49.62%) JSON
2 55 (41.98%) Spring
3 51 (38.93%) SOAP
4 41 (31.30%) Web Services
5 34 (25.95%) Spring Boot
6 33 (25.19%) XML
7 30 (22.90%) Node.js
8 28 (21.37%) HTML
9 26 (19.85%) React
10 24 (18.32%) .NET
10 24 (18.32%) CSS
11 16 (12.21%) Hibernate
12 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
12 12 (9.16%) Jest
12 12 (9.16%) WCF
12 12 (9.16%) XSLT
13 11 (8.40%) Apache Camel
13 11 (8.40%) Enzyme
13 11 (8.40%) HTML5
13 11 (8.40%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.95%) User Experience
2 33 (25.19%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.11%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (5.34%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.05%) NHS
7 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.53%) CMDB
8 2 (1.53%) Wiki
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.01%) Apple iOS
2 23 (17.56%) Android
3 15 (11.45%) Linux
4 11 (8.40%) Unix
5 9 (6.87%) Windows
6 5 (3.82%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (75.57%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.56%) Test Automation
3 56 (42.75%) Scrum
4 45 (34.35%) Kanban
5 32 (24.43%) iOS Development
6 31 (23.66%) DevOps
7 23 (17.56%) TDD
8 22 (16.79%) Microservices
9 17 (12.98%) Android Development
9 17 (12.98%) BDD
10 16 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
12 12 (9.16%) Manual Testing
12 12 (9.16%) Web Development
13 11 (8.40%) Migration
13 11 (8.40%) Regression Testing
13 11 (8.40%) Test Scripting
14 10 (7.63%) MVC
15 9 (6.87%) API Testing
15 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (59.54%) Java
2 36 (27.48%) Java 8
2 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.14%) SQL
4 26 (19.85%) Apple Swift
5 22 (16.79%) C#
6 10 (7.63%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.11%) Python
8 5 (3.82%) ES6
9 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.05%) C
9 4 (3.05%) Ruby
9 4 (3.05%) Scala
10 3 (2.29%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.53%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.76%) Groovy
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.53%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) HL7
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.34%) Puppet
3 5 (3.82%) Ansible
3 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.05%) Terraform
5 3 (2.29%) Grafana
5 3 (2.29%) Kibana
6 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Splunk
2 31 (23.66%) AppDynamics
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.16%) Oracle
5 10 (7.63%) IBM
6 8 (6.11%) Adobe
6 8 (6.11%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.34%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.58%) ForgeRock
8 6 (4.58%) Google
9 5 (3.82%) Trustwave
9 5 (3.82%) Workday
10 4 (3.05%) HP
10 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.29%) F5
12 2 (1.53%) Coverity
12 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.53%) webMethods
13 1 (0.76%) hybris
13 1 (0.76%) TIBCO