The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - 18 28
Contract jobs citing REST 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 3.57% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.00% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.91%
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Cheshire

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
25 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.36% 35.71% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 16
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing REST 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 REST.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) OAuth2
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Mule
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) OAuth2
5 1 (11.11%) Akka
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) yum
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
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