The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 69 58 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 7 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 1.83% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 6.11% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £323 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
343 311 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.00% 29.96% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 188 222
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +2.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
REST
North West

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
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 11 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - 2 £325 -
Salford -1 1 £275 -14.72%
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (68.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) SOAP
3 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 15 (60.00%) C#
5 12 (48.00%) HTML
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (40.00%) WCF
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
8 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Spring
9 8 (32.00%) .NET
9 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
10 7 (28.00%) HTTP
10 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (28.00%) OOP
10 7 (28.00%) CRM
10 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (28.00%) XML
10 7 (28.00%) Apex Code
11 6 (24.00%) Struts2
11 6 (24.00%) Mockito
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (24.00%) MyBatis
11 6 (24.00%) Struts
11 6 (24.00%) JUnit

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (24.00%) JUnit
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Mockito
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) SOAP
2 16 (64.00%) Web Services
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) WCF
5 10 (40.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) Spring
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (28.00%) XML
9 6 (24.00%) JMS
9 6 (24.00%) J2EE
9 6 (24.00%) Struts
9 6 (24.00%) Spring Security
9 6 (24.00%) Struts2
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (24.00%) MyBatis
10 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) OOP
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Code Coverage
6 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (68.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) C#
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (20.00%) FatWire
2 5 (20.00%) Endeca
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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