The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 86 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 20 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 0.53% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 1.79% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 12
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £326 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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
435 391 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.50% 29.87% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 255 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Salford +7 1 £385 +26.22%
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (66.13%) Web Services
3 40 (64.52%) Java
3 40 (64.52%) TDD
4 32 (51.61%) HTML
5 30 (48.39%) CSS
6 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
6 29 (46.77%) JSON
7 23 (37.10%) HTML5
8 22 (35.48%) CSS3
9 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
9 21 (33.87%) SOAP
10 19 (30.65%) Scrum
11 17 (27.42%) Subversion
11 17 (27.42%) Spring
11 17 (27.42%) Android
11 17 (27.42%) Apple iOS
12 16 (25.81%) Android Development
12 16 (25.81%) iOS Development
12 16 (25.81%) MVC
13 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
13 15 (24.19%) SOA
13 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
14 14 (22.58%) Mobile Development
15 13 (20.97%) OOP
16 12 (19.35%) HTTP
16 12 (19.35%) BDD
17 11 (17.74%) Apache Camel
18 10 (16.13%) JBoss
19 9 (14.52%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.13%) JBoss
2 9 (14.52%) Liferay
3 7 (11.29%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (8.06%) Node.js
4 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.45%) Apache
6 3 (4.84%) CMS
7 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) SQLite
3 2 (3.23%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.42%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Back Office
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 11 (17.74%) Java Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Technical Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Designer
6 6 (9.68%) iOS Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Android Developer
7 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) Web Services
2 32 (51.61%) HTML
3 30 (48.39%) CSS
4 29 (46.77%) JSON
5 23 (37.10%) HTML5
6 22 (35.48%) CSS3
7 21 (33.87%) SOAP
8 17 (27.42%) Spring
9 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
9 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
10 11 (17.74%) Apache Camel
11 9 (14.52%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (14.52%) Ajax
11 9 (14.52%) J2EE
11 9 (14.52%) XML
12 8 (12.90%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (11.29%) JSF
13 7 (11.29%) WSDL
13 7 (11.29%) .NET
13 7 (11.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Android
1 17 (27.42%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (64.52%) TDD
3 19 (30.65%) Scrum
4 16 (25.81%) MVC
4 16 (25.81%) Android Development
4 16 (25.81%) iOS Development
5 15 (24.19%) SOA
6 14 (22.58%) Mobile Development
7 13 (20.97%) OOP
8 12 (19.35%) BDD
9 8 (12.90%) UML
10 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
11 6 (9.68%) OO
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 4 (6.45%) Kanban
13 4 (6.45%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) C#
4 7 (11.29%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.68%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) Scala
6 4 (6.45%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) PHP5
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) IBM
3 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Zend
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