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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 49 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 18 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.32% 1.67% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 5.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
210 220 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.10% 28.28% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 96
Average daily rate £350 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 9
Average hourly rate £19.45 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Chester +13 4 £388 -3.12% 4
Crewe - 1 - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 18 (56.25%) XML
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) HTML
5 12 (37.50%) SOAP
6 11 (34.38%) C#
6 11 (34.38%) JSON
7 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 9 (28.13%) MVVM
8 9 (28.13%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) VB
9 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 7 (21.88%) SOA
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) HTML5
11 6 (18.75%) OAuth2
11 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 6 (18.75%) jQuery
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) HTTP
11 6 (18.75%) MS Access
11 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 6 (18.75%) JUnit
11 6 (18.75%) J2EE
11 6 (18.75%) VBScript
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
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 6 (18.75%) MS Access
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.75%) JUnit
2 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) MSTest
3 1 (3.13%) TestNG
3 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) XML
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) SOAP
4 11 (34.38%) JSON
5 9 (28.13%) CSS
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
8 6 (18.75%) OAuth2
8 6 (18.75%) jQuery
8 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.75%) J2EE
9 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (12.50%) JSP
9 4 (12.50%) XSLT
10 3 (9.38%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (9.38%) SAML
10 3 (9.38%) WinForms
10 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (9.38%) CSS3
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%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 9 (28.13%) MVVM
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) SOA
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 1 (3.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (3.13%) OO
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) VB
5 6 (18.75%) VBScript
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) XPath
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago