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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 42 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 21 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.62% 1.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.50% 3.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 0
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£373 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
200 254 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.97% 29.71% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 126 193
Average daily rate £325 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +16 12 £388 -22.50% 1
Warrington - 3 £441 - 4
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (70.59%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) NoSQL
3 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 17 (50.00%) MVC
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (50.00%) TDD
5 16 (47.06%) Web Services
6 15 (44.12%) SQL
6 15 (44.12%) C#
6 15 (44.12%) JSON
7 14 (41.18%) BDD
7 14 (41.18%) PHP
8 13 (38.24%) Linux
8 13 (38.24%) Maven
8 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
9 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
9 12 (35.29%) Ruby
9 12 (35.29%) Open Source
9 12 (35.29%) Marketing
9 12 (35.29%) Unit Testing
9 12 (35.29%) C++
9 12 (35.29%) Adobe
9 12 (35.29%) Python
10 11 (32.35%) OSGi
10 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (29.41%) Scala
11 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
11 10 (29.41%) DevOps
12 9 (26.47%) Adobe CQ
12 9 (26.47%) HTML

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (26.47%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.71%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Maven
2 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Gradle
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Xcode
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 12 (35.29%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Web Services
2 15 (44.12%) JSON
3 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
4 11 (32.35%) OSGi
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 5 (14.71%) Spring
8 4 (11.76%) XML
9 3 (8.82%) XHTML
9 3 (8.82%) .NET
9 3 (8.82%) Ajax
9 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
9 3 (8.82%) HTML5
9 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 2 (5.88%) jQuery
10 2 (5.88%) SOAP
11 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.94%) JDBC
11 1 (2.94%) J2EE
11 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) MVC
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (50.00%) TDD
2 14 (41.18%) BDD
3 12 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (29.41%) DevOps
5 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 6 (17.65%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.94%) Web Development
9 1 (2.94%) Test Management
9 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.94%) Web Design
9 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.94%) OOD
9 1 (2.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (44.12%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) PHP
5 12 (35.29%) C++
5 12 (35.29%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) Ruby
6 10 (29.41%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter