The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 37 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.27% 0.89% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.97% 3.39% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £248 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £419 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
138 236 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.51% 26.14% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 162 120
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £496 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -65.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Chester +2 3 £375 -3.22% 2
Warrington +18 2 £503 +118.47%
Crewe - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Northwich - 1 - -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) SOAP
3 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) XML
6 9 (32.14%) Spring
7 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) Open Source
7 8 (28.57%) Microservices
8 7 (25.00%) JPA
8 7 (25.00%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) Scrum
9 6 (21.43%) JIRA
9 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 6 (21.43%) MySQL
9 6 (21.43%) JUnit
9 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 6 (21.43%) BDD
9 6 (21.43%) Node.js
10 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
10 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
10 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (17.86%) Java EE
10 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (14.29%) Confluence
3 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
3 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
5 1 (3.57%) SAS
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) PowerCenter
5 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
1 6 (21.43%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.14%) Mockito
4 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) CocoaPods
5 1 (3.57%) Gradle
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) JProfiler
5 1 (3.57%) Log4j
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) MyEclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Developer
6 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.57%) MongoDB Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) SOAP
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) XML
4 9 (32.14%) Spring
5 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.00%) JPA
6 6 (21.43%) Node.js
7 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.86%) Java EE
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) J2EE
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) JSON
9 3 (10.71%) EJB
9 3 (10.71%) Spring Boot
9 3 (10.71%) Struts
10 2 (7.14%) Ajax
10 2 (7.14%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) JSF
10 2 (7.14%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) RIA
3 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) TDD
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Microservices
3 8 (28.57%) Open Source
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) BDD
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) SFIA
7 4 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.71%) RAD
9 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) RUP
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) hybris
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) Kony
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
3 1 (3.57%) Yahoo!
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £470 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Talent International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago