The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 63 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing REST 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.21% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 1.82% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
REST
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
264 165 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.69% 21.02% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 102 77
Average daily rate £385 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.60% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Cheshire region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 9 £413 +37.50% 2
Chester - 3 £363 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) XML
5 13 (40.63%) JSON
6 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) SOAP
8 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
8 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (25.00%) VB
10 7 (21.88%) Web Design
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Neo4j
10 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS
11 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (18.75%) OAuth2
11 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.75%) VBScript
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) MS Access
11 6 (18.75%) HTTP
12 5 (15.63%) UNIX
12 5 (15.63%) .NET
12 5 (15.63%) C#
12 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
12 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) GPRS
3 1 (3.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.88%) Neo4j
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.75%) MS Access
4 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Event Store
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Grunt
3 1 (3.13%) Bower
3 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.13%) gulp
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) TestNG
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) Web Services
3 13 (40.63%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) JSON
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) SOAP
5 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS
7 6 (18.75%) OAuth2
8 5 (15.63%) RESTful
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) HTML5
10 3 (9.38%) CSS3
10 3 (9.38%) SAML
10 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (9.38%) OAuth
10 3 (9.38%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (9.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.38%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
2 7 (21.88%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) MVVM
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
7 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) VB
4 6 (18.75%) VBScript
5 5 (15.63%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) yum
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe
1 1 (3.13%) Apple
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