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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 50 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 29 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.93% 1.25% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.03% 5.15% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 1
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£400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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
289 194 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.22% 24.31% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 87 88
Average daily rate £395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.83 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.98% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £38.77 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £140.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -7 10 £413 +37.50% 1
Chester +14 8 £413 +3.12% 3
Knutsford +3 1 £440 -2.22%
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (69.23%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) HTML
3 17 (43.59%) XML
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 13 (33.33%) Web Services
7 11 (28.21%) SOAP
7 11 (28.21%) HTTP
7 11 (28.21%) JSON
8 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
9 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
9 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) C#
10 8 (20.51%) VB
11 7 (17.95%) .NET
11 7 (17.95%) Web Design
11 7 (17.95%) TDD
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) MVVM
11 7 (17.95%) Neo4j
11 7 (17.95%) JAX-RS
11 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (15.38%) OAuth2
12 6 (15.38%) BDD
12 6 (15.38%) MVC
12 6 (15.38%) SOA
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) GPRS
3 1 (2.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.95%) Neo4j
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) MS Access
4 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) Event Store
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JUnit
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Hudson
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Grunt
2 1 (2.56%) Bower
2 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) TestNG
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 17 (43.59%) XML
3 13 (33.33%) Web Services
4 11 (28.21%) SOAP
4 11 (28.21%) JSON
5 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
6 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 7 (17.95%) HTML5
6 7 (17.95%) JAX-RS
7 6 (15.38%) OAuth2
8 5 (12.82%) RESTful
9 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) J2EE
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.69%) JSP
10 3 (7.69%) WinForms
10 3 (7.69%) OAuth
10 3 (7.69%) XSLT
10 3 (7.69%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
2 5 (12.82%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.95%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) Web Design
3 7 (17.95%) MVVM
4 6 (15.38%) BDD
4 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (15.38%) SOA
4 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
9 1 (2.56%) Scrum
9 1 (2.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) VB
4 6 (15.38%) VBScript
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) XPath
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) Apple
Chester, Cheshire
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