The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 29 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.68% - 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.56% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
REST
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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
118 52 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.13% 25.49% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 27 52
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.54 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.30% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 29 January 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
Preston - - - - 4
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (60.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (55.00%) Neo4j
5 11 (55.00%) JAX-RS
6 10 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 10 (50.00%) Web Design
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) UNIX
6 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 10 (50.00%) HTTP
6 10 (50.00%) Mac OS X
7 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (40.00%) Spring
9 7 (35.00%) Web Services
10 6 (30.00%) SOAP
11 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
11 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (20.00%) JSON
12 4 (20.00%) CSS
13 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 3 (15.00%) TDD
13 3 (15.00%) HTML5
13 3 (15.00%) BDD
14 2 (10.00%) Scala
14 2 (10.00%) Open Source
14 2 (10.00%) Akka

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (55.00%) Neo4j
3 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Mockito
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (55.00%) JAX-RS
4 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 2 (10.00%) Akka
10 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
10 2 (10.00%) J2EE
11 1 (5.00%) XML
11 1 (5.00%) Ajax
11 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 1 (5.00%) CSS3
11 1 (5.00%) jQuery
11 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
11 1 (5.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 10 (50.00%) Web Design
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) CMMI
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Google
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