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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 69 81 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing REST 27 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 0.57% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.28% 1.96% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £285 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £355 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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
371 357 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.94% 29.00% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 226 210
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 3 £400 +45.45%
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (68.85%) Java
3 40 (65.57%) TDD
4 39 (63.93%) Web Services
5 33 (54.10%) HTML
6 32 (52.46%) JSON
7 31 (50.82%) CSS
8 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
9 21 (34.43%) Scrum
9 21 (34.43%) HTML5
10 20 (32.79%) CSS3
11 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
12 17 (27.87%) Android
12 17 (27.87%) Subversion
12 17 (27.87%) Spring
12 17 (27.87%) Apple iOS
13 16 (26.23%) Android Development
13 16 (26.23%) iOS Development
14 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
14 15 (24.59%) SOAP
15 14 (22.95%) OOP
15 14 (22.95%) MVC
15 14 (22.95%) Mobile Development
16 13 (21.31%) SOA
17 12 (19.67%) BDD
18 11 (18.03%) HTTP
18 11 (18.03%) J2EE
19 10 (16.39%) JBoss
19 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
19 10 (16.39%) Apache Camel

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.39%) JBoss
2 9 (14.75%) Liferay
3 7 (11.48%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (8.20%) Node.js
4 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.56%) Apache
6 3 (4.92%) CMS
7 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.87%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) Xcode
4 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Java Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Android Developer
4 6 (9.84%) iOS Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Designer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (63.93%) Web Services
2 33 (54.10%) HTML
3 32 (52.46%) JSON
4 31 (50.82%) CSS
5 21 (34.43%) HTML5
6 20 (32.79%) CSS3
7 17 (27.87%) Spring
8 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
8 15 (24.59%) SOAP
9 11 (18.03%) J2EE
10 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
10 10 (16.39%) Apache Camel
11 9 (14.75%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (14.75%) Ajax
12 8 (13.11%) XML
13 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (11.48%) WSDL
13 7 (11.48%) JPA
14 6 (9.84%) RESTful
14 6 (9.84%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) iPhone
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Android
1 17 (27.87%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (65.57%) TDD
3 21 (34.43%) Scrum
4 16 (26.23%) Android Development
4 16 (26.23%) iOS Development
5 14 (22.95%) MVC
5 14 (22.95%) OOP
5 14 (22.95%) Mobile Development
6 13 (21.31%) SOA
7 12 (19.67%) BDD
8 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.75%) Pair Programming
10 8 (13.11%) UML
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
12 6 (9.84%) Kanban
13 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
14 4 (6.56%) OO
14 4 (6.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) Python
3 7 (11.48%) Objective-C
4 5 (8.20%) Ruby
4 5 (8.20%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) Scala
5 4 (6.56%) PHP
6 2 (3.28%) SQL
6 2 (3.28%) PHP5
6 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) IBM
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Zend
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.64%) Kony
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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