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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 30 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 19 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.75% 0.99% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.67% 3.57% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
Median daily rate £445 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £440 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +26.36%

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
150 252 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.59% 27.60% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 177 141
Median daily rate £388 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -10.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Macclesfield - 3 £445 -
Warrington +27 2 £503 +54.61% 1
Knutsford +12 1 £338 -27.02%
Chester +4 1 £300 -22.58% 2
Crewe - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 - - 1
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 29 (78.38%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) SOAP
3 17 (45.95%) Web Services
4 14 (37.84%) Spring
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) TDD
5 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (35.14%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) MySQL
6 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.03%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
7 10 (27.03%) JIRA
8 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle
9 8 (21.62%) J2EE
9 8 (21.62%) EJB
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.62%) Open Source
9 8 (21.62%) Microservices
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
10 7 (18.92%) JPA
10 7 (18.92%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
10 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) JUnit

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 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) GlassFish
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Slack
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MySQL
2 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
4 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.11%) Hazelcast
7 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.70%) Big Data
8 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.70%) DB2
8 1 (2.70%) JasperReports
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.03%) JIRA
3 7 (18.92%) JUnit
4 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
4 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.51%) Hudson
4 5 (13.51%) IntelliJ
5 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.11%) Mockito
7 2 (5.41%) MyEclipse
7 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.70%) CocoaPods
8 1 (2.70%) Gradle
8 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.70%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.70%) Log4j
8 1 (2.70%) Maven
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (10.81%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Integration Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.70%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) SOAP
2 17 (45.95%) Web Services
3 14 (37.84%) Spring
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
5 10 (27.03%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) EJB
6 8 (21.62%) J2EE
7 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
7 7 (18.92%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (18.92%) JPA
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
8 6 (16.22%) Java EE
8 6 (16.22%) Node.js
9 5 (13.51%) jQuery
10 4 (10.81%) JSON
10 4 (10.81%) RESTful
10 4 (10.81%) Spring Boot
11 3 (8.11%) JSF
11 3 (8.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (35.14%) TDD
2 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (21.62%) Microservices
2 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 8 (21.62%) Scrum
3 7 (18.92%) OO
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) BDD
4 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) SFIA
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.11%) Functional Programming
7 3 (8.11%) RAD
7 3 (8.11%) UML
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Scala
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) hybris
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.70%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) Kony
3 1 (2.70%) Perforce
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Sybase
3 1 (2.70%) Yahoo!
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
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