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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 54 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing REST 14 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.92% 2.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.64% 8.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
162 278 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.22% 28.37% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 142 162
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £9.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 -11 6 £356 - 5
Chester +3 5 £313 -3.84% 1
Crewe - 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 9 (37.50%) J2EE
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) JUnit
7 7 (29.17%) JSP
7 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) XSLT
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) PHP
9 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
9 5 (20.83%) WCF
9 5 (20.83%) JSF
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.67%) MVVM
10 4 (16.67%) BDD
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.67%) SOA
11 3 (12.50%) HTTP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (12.50%) NServiceBus
1 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) Redis
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) HTML5
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (37.50%) J2EE
5 7 (29.17%) JSP
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) XSLT
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.83%) WCF
7 5 (20.83%) JSF
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) SOAP
8 3 (12.50%) LINQ
8 3 (12.50%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) Kafka
8 3 (12.50%) Akka
8 3 (12.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) MVVM
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.17%) CMMI
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Kanban
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
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