The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 49 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing RESTful 20 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.79% 1.10% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.31% 4.26% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Average daily rate
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£356 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
RESTful
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
194 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.02% 25.97% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 128 135
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.45 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.83 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Cheshire region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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
Wilmslow - 4 £320 - 3
Chester +8 3 £388 -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 2
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 18 (64.29%) HTML
2 16 (57.14%) TDD
3 15 (53.57%) Java
4 14 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (42.86%) Spring
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) MVC
7 9 (32.14%) JUnit
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) J2EE
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) Ruby
8 8 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (28.57%) Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Statistics
8 8 (28.57%) HTML5
8 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 7 (25.00%) JSON
10 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
10 6 (21.43%) Maven
10 6 (21.43%) XML
10 6 (21.43%) .NET
11 5 (17.86%) SOAP
11 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.86%) C#
11 5 (17.86%) OO
11 5 (17.86%) LINQ
11 5 (17.86%) Android

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Heroku
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JUnit
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 6 (21.43%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.71%) NUnit
6 2 (7.14%) Gradle
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (7.14%) Mockito
6 2 (7.14%) Introscope
6 2 (7.14%) Ant
7 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.57%) Grunt
7 1 (3.57%) Bower
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) Spring
4 9 (32.14%) J2EE
4 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (28.57%) HTML5
5 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (21.43%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.86%) LINQ
8 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Statistics
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Telematics
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (7.14%) Online Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Android Development
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.14%) ATDD
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) RAD
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) Groovy
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Perforce
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Compuware
2 2 (7.14%) HP