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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 53 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 27 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.71% 1.62% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.31% 6.74% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 8
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£400 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.00
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
290 193 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.06% 24.06% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 86 89
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 £445
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 £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 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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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 +4 9 £406 - 6
Warrington - 2 - - 5
Wilmslow - 2 £323 - 2
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 33 (70.21%) TDD
2 32 (68.09%) HTML
3 29 (61.70%) CSS
4 26 (55.32%) Java
5 20 (42.55%) Web Services
6 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (40.43%) Spring
7 17 (36.17%) Degree
7 17 (36.17%) JSON
8 16 (34.04%) Cucumber
9 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
9 15 (31.91%) HTML5
9 15 (31.91%) J2EE
9 15 (31.91%) JUnit
10 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (29.79%) Ruby
10 14 (29.79%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (29.79%) Statistics
11 13 (27.66%) XML
12 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
13 11 (23.40%) Heroku
13 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
13 11 (23.40%) SQL
13 11 (23.40%) MVC
14 10 (21.28%) Maven
14 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
15 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
15 9 (19.15%) HTTP

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (14.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (14.89%) IBM HTTP Server
1 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Railo
3 1 (2.13%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (23.40%) Heroku
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) Big Data
2 7 (14.89%) Informix
2 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Redis
6 2 (4.26%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
6 2 (4.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Cucumber
2 15 (31.91%) JUnit
3 10 (21.28%) Maven
4 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.89%) Selenium
5 7 (14.89%) Mockito
6 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.38%) Ant
7 3 (6.38%) NUnit
7 3 (6.38%) Gradle
7 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.26%) Calabash
8 2 (4.26%) Grunt
8 2 (4.26%) Bower
8 2 (4.26%) Appium
8 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
8 2 (4.26%) JIRA
8 2 (4.26%) Introscope
8 2 (4.26%) Mocha
9 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (17.02%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) HTML
2 29 (61.70%) CSS
3 20 (42.55%) Web Services
4 19 (40.43%) Spring
5 17 (36.17%) JSON
6 15 (31.91%) HTML5
6 15 (31.91%) J2EE
6 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
7 14 (29.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (27.66%) XML
9 8 (17.02%) Servlets
9 8 (17.02%) SOAP
9 8 (17.02%) jQuery
10 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.89%) Java EE
10 7 (14.89%) JDBC
10 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.89%) .NET
10 7 (14.89%) XSL
10 7 (14.89%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Statistics
2 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.89%) Telematics
3 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.51%) Online Banking
6 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.26%) Open Source
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) TDD
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) MVC
4 8 (17.02%) OO
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.89%) Web Application Development
6 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) Android Development
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
9 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.26%) ATDD
10 1 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.79%) Ruby
4 11 (23.40%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Groovy
5 7 (14.89%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Compuware
3 2 (4.26%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) Perforce
4 1 (2.13%) Apigee
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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