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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 73 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 6 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 1.40% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 5.70% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £320 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £540 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
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
261 193 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.06% 24.52% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 103 125
Average daily rate £400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.33 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £30.00 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 -15 3 £350 -53.30% 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (86.36%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
5 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) Web Design
6 7 (31.82%) JAX-RS
6 7 (31.82%) Neo4j
7 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) HTTP
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
8 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) RESTful
8 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 4 (18.18%) OO
10 3 (13.64%) Finance

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 7 (31.82%) Neo4j
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Grunt
2 3 (13.64%) Bower
2 3 (13.64%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 7 (31.82%) JAX-RS
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) Spring
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Servlets
8 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) XML
10 1 (4.55%) WSDL
10 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Blog
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Web Design
3 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) API Development
8 1 (4.55%) Microservices
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) yum
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Apple
1 1 (4.55%) Perforce
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