The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 18 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 Lancashire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 46 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing REST 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.71% 0.96% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.29% 25.36% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 58
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
North West

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Blackburn - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
REST
North West

REST
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Autofac
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Autofac
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft