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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 69 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing REST 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 1.13% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 4.59% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £385 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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
228 196 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.34% 24.59% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 114 102
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 -5 1 - - 1
Chester -10 1 £350 -12.50% 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (73.53%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Web Services
4 14 (41.18%) XML
4 14 (41.18%) JSON
5 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 11 (32.35%) CSS
7 10 (29.41%) SOAP
8 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
8 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
9 8 (23.53%) MVC
9 8 (23.53%) VB
10 7 (20.59%) Web Design
10 7 (20.59%) Neo4j
10 7 (20.59%) JAX-RS
10 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
11 6 (17.65%) jQuery
11 6 (17.65%) RESTful
11 6 (17.65%) HTML5
11 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (17.65%) OAuth2
11 6 (17.65%) HTTP
11 6 (17.65%) VBScript
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) MS Access
11 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 5 (14.71%) UNIX
12 5 (14.71%) .NET

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (8.82%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Mule
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) GPRS
3 1 (2.94%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) Neo4j
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.65%) MS Access
4 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Grunt
2 2 (5.88%) Bower
2 2 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) Web Services
3 14 (41.18%) XML
3 14 (41.18%) JSON
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) SOAP
6 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
7 7 (20.59%) JAX-RS
8 6 (17.65%) RESTful
8 6 (17.65%) jQuery
8 6 (17.65%) HTML5
8 6 (17.65%) OAuth2
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
10 4 (11.76%) CSS3
10 4 (11.76%) Spring
10 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.82%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
11 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Blog
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
2 5 (14.71%) UNIX
3 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.82%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
3 7 (20.59%) Web Design
4 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) SOA
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) MVVM
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.88%) OOP
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.94%) Analytics
9 1 (2.94%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) VB
4 6 (17.65%) VBScript
5 5 (14.71%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) yum
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe
1 1 (2.94%) Apple
1 1 (2.94%) Perforce
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