The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.03% 1.90% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 8.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.28% 23.81% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 25
Median daily rate £388 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Chester region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Chester

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for REST.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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