The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 38 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 28 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.52% 0.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.97% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 0
Average daily rate
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£435 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
187 210 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.52% 27.60% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 161
Average daily rate £335 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -24.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
RESTful
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 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
Chester +21 12 £388 -22.50% 1
Warrington - 12 £510 - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 31 (75.61%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (48.78%) NoSQL
5 17 (41.46%) JSON
5 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (39.02%) BDD
7 15 (36.59%) MVC
7 15 (36.59%) C#
7 15 (36.59%) Web Services
8 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
9 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
9 13 (31.71%) Linux
9 13 (31.71%) PHP
9 13 (31.71%) Maven
10 12 (29.27%) C++
10 12 (29.27%) Adobe
10 12 (29.27%) Python
10 12 (29.27%) Open Source
10 12 (29.27%) Ruby
10 12 (29.27%) Marketing
11 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
11 11 (26.83%) OSGi
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
12 10 (24.39%) CSS
12 10 (24.39%) DevOps
12 10 (24.39%) Scala
13 9 (21.95%) Adobe CQ

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (21.95%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SMTP
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.20%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 12 (29.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) JSON
2 15 (36.59%) Web Services
3 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
4 11 (26.83%) OSGi
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) CSS
6 7 (17.07%) Spring
7 5 (12.20%) HTML5
7 5 (12.20%) JDBC
7 5 (12.20%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) .NET
8 4 (9.76%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) jQuery
9 3 (7.32%) Ajax
9 3 (7.32%) XHTML
9 3 (7.32%) Play Framework
10 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.44%) Cocoa
11 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) TDD
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (39.02%) BDD
5 15 (36.59%) MVC
6 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
7 10 (24.39%) DevOps
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) OO
10 5 (12.20%) Kanban
11 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (7.32%) Web Development
11 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.32%) ETL
11 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
11 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
12 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 15 (36.59%) C#
5 13 (31.71%) PHP
6 12 (29.27%) C++
6 12 (29.27%) Python
6 12 (29.27%) Ruby
7 10 (24.39%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Vertica
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter