The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 38 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.96% 1.09% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 4.03% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £373 £656 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.23% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £531 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £781 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
68 149 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.73% 26.99% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 102 58
Median daily rate £325 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £541 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Carnforth - 2 £350 -
Blackpool +22 1 £395 -
Fleetwood - 1 £395 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for REST.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) OS/2
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle