The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 41 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.92% 0.98% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 3.85% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£500 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +2.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
RESTful
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%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 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 - 1 - - 2
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Wicket
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Mustache
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Python

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Wicket
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Struts
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Mustache
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Apple