The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 37 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 1.41% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.88% 5.99% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 7
Median daily rate £350 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £479 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.57 -
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
538 434 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.64% 23.59% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 273 260
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
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 Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Manchester region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

REST
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Salford -7 7 £428 +6.87% 2
Bolton - 2 £275 - 1
Stockport -8 1 £275 -
Oldham - 1 £395 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for REST.

1 56 (73.68%) Java
2 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
4 33 (43.42%) SOAP
5 30 (39.47%) JSON
5 30 (39.47%) AngularJS
6 28 (36.84%) XML
7 27 (35.53%) Spring
8 26 (34.21%) Software Engineering
9 25 (32.89%) HTTP
10 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
11 23 (30.26%) Open Source
11 23 (30.26%) Web Services
11 23 (30.26%) Oracle
12 19 (25.00%) Linux
12 19 (25.00%) TDD
12 19 (25.00%) NoSQL
13 18 (23.68%) SQL
14 16 (21.05%) HTML
14 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
15 15 (19.74%) Microservices
15 15 (19.74%) BDD
15 15 (19.74%) JUnit
16 14 (18.42%) MySQL
16 14 (18.42%) JDBC
16 14 (18.42%) SOA
16 14 (18.42%) JBoss
16 14 (18.42%) Apache
16 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
16 14 (18.42%) Apache Camel

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (18.42%) Apache
1 14 (18.42%) JBoss
1 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.84%) GeoServer
3 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) HTTP
2 8 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) FTP
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.32%) IMAP
4 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.32%) LDAP
4 1 (1.32%) MRTG
4 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (18.42%) MySQL
3 13 (17.11%) Hadoop
4 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (11.84%) GIS
6 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) Power BI
7 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.74%) JUnit
4 11 (14.47%) Subversion
5 7 (9.21%) Maven
6 4 (5.26%) JIRA
6 4 (5.26%) Xcode
7 3 (3.95%) Calabash
7 3 (3.95%) Hudson
7 3 (3.95%) Robotium
7 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.63%) Mockito
8 2 (2.63%) Selenium
8 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.32%) jMock
9 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
1 3 (3.95%) Games
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (84.21%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Android Developer
4 7 (9.21%) GIS Developer
5 6 (7.89%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Objective-C Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Java Android Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.95%) iOS Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) SOAP
2 30 (39.47%) AngularJS
2 30 (39.47%) JSON
3 28 (36.84%) XML
4 27 (35.53%) Spring
5 23 (30.26%) Web Services
6 16 (21.05%) HTML
7 14 (18.42%) Apache Camel
7 14 (18.42%) JDBC
8 13 (17.11%) CSS
8 13 (17.11%) Hibernate
8 13 (17.11%) Middleware
9 12 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (11.84%) Leaflet
10 9 (11.84%) OpenLayers
10 9 (11.84%) PostGIS
11 8 (10.53%) HTML5
11 8 (10.53%) jQuery
11 8 (10.53%) RESTful
12 7 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Streaming Media
4 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.32%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Android
3 11 (14.47%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.58%) Windows
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) Debian
6 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.63%) Unix
6 2 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Software Engineering
3 23 (30.26%) Open Source
4 19 (25.00%) TDD
5 15 (19.74%) BDD
5 15 (19.74%) Microservices
6 14 (18.42%) SOA
7 13 (17.11%) Front End Development
7 13 (17.11%) High Availability
7 13 (17.11%) OO
8 12 (15.79%) OOP
9 11 (14.47%) Android Development
9 11 (14.47%) Scrum
10 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
10 9 (11.84%) iOS Development
10 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.53%) Mobile Development
11 8 (10.53%) MVC
11 8 (10.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) Java
2 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.68%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) Python
5 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.58%) Apple Swift
6 5 (6.58%) C#
7 3 (3.95%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) Perl
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) Korn
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SDET
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Dovecot
1 1 (1.32%) iptables
1 1 (1.32%) KVM
1 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.32%) Squid
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Cacti
2 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
2 1 (1.32%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) IBM
3 9 (11.84%) ESRI
4 2 (2.63%) Zend
5 1 (1.32%) Apigee
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
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