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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 58 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 15 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 1.07% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 4.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 171 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.65% 22.92% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 110
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 10 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (96.00%) TDD
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (68.00%) Scrum
5 16 (64.00%) Java
5 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (60.00%) CSS
6 15 (60.00%) HTML
6 15 (60.00%) JSON
7 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
8 13 (52.00%) CSS3
8 13 (52.00%) .NET
8 13 (52.00%) Requirements Management
8 13 (52.00%) jQuery
8 13 (52.00%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (52.00%) HTML5
8 13 (52.00%) Pair Programming
9 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (36.00%) Spring
11 7 (28.00%) Kanban
12 5 (20.00%) JDBC
12 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (20.00%) BDD
13 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
14 3 (12.00%) Selenium
14 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
14 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
14 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SMTP
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
1 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Gradle
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) CSS
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
1 15 (60.00%) JSON
2 13 (52.00%) CSS3
2 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) jQuery
2 13 (52.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) Spring
4 5 (20.00%) JDBC
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) TDD
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Scrum
4 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
5 13 (52.00%) Requirements Management
5 13 (52.00%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (52.00%) Pair Programming
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (28.00%) Kanban
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
10 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) ETL
11 2 (8.00%) MVC
12 1 (4.00%) Content Management
12 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Vertica
2 1 (4.00%) hybris
2 1 (4.00%) ATG
2 1 (4.00%) Mercator