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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 35 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 30 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.45% 0.97% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.76% 3.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 0
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +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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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
218 235 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.06% 28.59% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 122 192
Average daily rate £350 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 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 £33.24 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +14 12 £388 -22.50% 1
Warrington - 12 £510 - 4
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (74.36%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
4 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) SQL
5 17 (43.59%) MVC
6 16 (41.03%) Web Services
6 16 (41.03%) BDD
7 15 (38.46%) C#
7 15 (38.46%) JSON
8 14 (35.90%) PHP
9 13 (33.33%) Linux
9 13 (33.33%) Maven
9 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 12 (30.77%) C++
10 12 (30.77%) Python
10 12 (30.77%) Adobe
10 12 (30.77%) Ruby
10 12 (30.77%) Marketing
10 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
10 12 (30.77%) Open Source
11 11 (28.21%) OSGi
12 10 (25.64%) Scala
12 10 (25.64%) DevOps
13 9 (23.08%) HTML
13 9 (23.08%) Adobe CQ
14 8 (20.51%) CSS

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (23.08%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.82%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Maven
1 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Gradle
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) Xcode
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (30.77%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (2.56%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C++ Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Web Services
2 15 (38.46%) JSON
3 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (28.21%) OSGi
5 9 (23.08%) HTML
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
7 6 (15.38%) Spring
8 4 (10.26%) XML
9 3 (7.69%) XHTML
9 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (7.69%) Ajax
9 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
9 3 (7.69%) HTML5
9 3 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
10 2 (5.13%) jQuery
10 2 (5.13%) JDBC
10 2 (5.13%) SOAP
11 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) TDD
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) MVC
4 16 (41.03%) BDD
5 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 10 (25.64%) DevOps
8 6 (15.38%) OO
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.13%) ETL
11 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.13%) Kanban
12 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (2.56%) ATDD
12 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
12 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) C#
5 14 (35.90%) PHP
6 12 (30.77%) C++
6 12 (30.77%) Python
6 12 (30.77%) Ruby
7 10 (25.64%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter