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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 0.60% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.25% 2.69% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Median daily rate £413 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £308 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
194 260 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.25% 22.36% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 199 104
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +19 8 £420 +19.91%
Chester - 1 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £380 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 38 (84.44%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) Oracle
4 26 (57.78%) SOAP
5 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 20 (44.44%) HTML
6 20 (44.44%) Linux
7 19 (42.22%) Tomcat
8 18 (40.00%) XML
8 18 (40.00%) JBoss
8 18 (40.00%) CSS
8 18 (40.00%) HTML5
9 17 (37.78%) TDD
9 17 (37.78%) JSON
9 17 (37.78%) Microservices
10 15 (33.33%) MySQL
10 15 (33.33%) HTTP
10 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (31.11%) Banking
11 14 (31.11%) High Availability
11 14 (31.11%) Open Source
12 13 (28.89%) J2EE
12 13 (28.89%) C++
12 13 (28.89%) C
13 12 (26.67%) SQL
13 12 (26.67%) JDBC
13 12 (26.67%) SOA
13 12 (26.67%) Apache
13 12 (26.67%) CSS3
13 12 (26.67%) AngularJS

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 19 (42.22%) Tomcat
2 18 (40.00%) JBoss
3 12 (26.67%) Apache
4 4 (8.89%) Confluence
5 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Slack
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) MySQL
1 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.44%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Redis
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) JUnit
4 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Gradle
5 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 14 (31.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Architect
3 12 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Technical Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Digital Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Systems Architect
7 5 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Java Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Angular Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Analytics Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Embedded Developer
10 2 (4.44%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Visual Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) SOAP
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
3 18 (40.00%) CSS
3 18 (40.00%) HTML5
3 18 (40.00%) XML
4 17 (37.78%) JSON
5 13 (28.89%) J2EE
6 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 12 (26.67%) Apache Camel
6 12 (26.67%) CSS3
6 12 (26.67%) JDBC
7 11 (24.44%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (24.44%) Middleware
7 11 (24.44%) Spring
8 10 (22.22%) Web Services
9 7 (15.56%) XSD
10 6 (13.33%) Node.js
11 5 (11.11%) Angular 2
12 4 (8.89%) Java EE
12 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
1 5 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 4 (8.89%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) RIA
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Microservices
2 17 (37.78%) TDD
3 14 (31.11%) High Availability
3 14 (31.11%) Open Source
4 12 (26.67%) SOA
5 11 (24.44%) E-business
6 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.56%) Analytics
8 7 (15.56%) Visual Analytics
9 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.33%) UML
9 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Validation
10 5 (11.11%) ArchiMate
10 5 (11.11%) BDD
11 4 (8.89%) OO
11 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) C
3 13 (28.89%) C++
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.44%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) IBM
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Perforce