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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 0.44% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 1.82% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £403 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £360 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
224 220 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.02% 23.99% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 107
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -46.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 +3 5 £394 -
Chester -5 1 £438 +22.80% 2
Knutsford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (89.47%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) Oracle
3 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (60.53%) HTML
5 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 22 (57.89%) SOAP
5 22 (57.89%) Linux
6 21 (55.26%) Tomcat
6 21 (55.26%) CSS
7 20 (52.63%) JBoss
7 20 (52.63%) HTML5
8 18 (47.37%) JSON
9 17 (44.74%) XML
10 16 (42.11%) J2EE
10 16 (42.11%) Banking
10 16 (42.11%) High Availability
11 15 (39.47%) C
11 15 (39.47%) HTTP
12 14 (36.84%) Apache
12 14 (36.84%) C++
12 14 (36.84%) JDBC
12 14 (36.84%) SOA
12 14 (36.84%) CSS3
12 14 (36.84%) Apache Camel
13 13 (34.21%) ActiveMQ
13 13 (34.21%) Middleware
13 13 (34.21%) E-business
13 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (34.21%) MySQL
13 13 (34.21%) IBM

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 21 (55.26%) Tomcat
2 20 (52.63%) JBoss
3 14 (36.84%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) AMQP
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
1 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (42.11%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Architect
2 19 (50.00%) Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Technical Architect
4 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Digital Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Digital Technical Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Systems Architect
7 5 (13.16%) Java Architect
7 5 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Android Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Analytics Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Database Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Systems Integration Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Visual Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) HTML
2 22 (57.89%) SOAP
3 21 (55.26%) CSS
4 20 (52.63%) HTML5
5 18 (47.37%) JSON
6 17 (44.74%) XML
7 16 (42.11%) J2EE
8 14 (36.84%) Apache Camel
8 14 (36.84%) CSS3
8 14 (36.84%) JDBC
9 13 (34.21%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (34.21%) Middleware
10 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 8 (21.05%) Spring
11 7 (18.42%) XSD
12 6 (15.79%) Web Services
13 5 (13.16%) Angular 2
14 3 (7.89%) Android SDK
15 2 (5.26%) Node.js
15 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
1 5 (13.16%) Smart Meter
2 4 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) High Availability
3 14 (36.84%) SOA
4 13 (34.21%) E-business
5 10 (26.32%) Microservices
5 10 (26.32%) TDD
6 9 (23.68%) Open Source
7 7 (18.42%) Analytics
7 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Visual Analytics
8 6 (15.79%) Validation
9 5 (13.16%) ArchiMate
9 5 (13.16%) SDLC
9 5 (13.16%) UML
10 4 (10.53%) Prototyping
10 4 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (7.89%) Android Development
12 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (5.26%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) C
4 14 (36.84%) C++
5 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 5 (13.16%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Oracle
2 13 (34.21%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft