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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 77 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 13 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.24% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 3.86% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
375 389 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.05% 32.26% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 240 175
Average daily rate £325 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 28 (68.29%) HTML
2 24 (58.54%) CSS
3 22 (53.66%) JSON
4 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 20 (48.78%) Web Services
6 19 (46.34%) Ajax
7 16 (39.02%) jQuery
7 16 (39.02%) Java
7 16 (39.02%) C#
7 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (34.15%) .NET
9 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
9 13 (31.71%) MVC
10 12 (29.27%) WCF
11 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (26.83%) TDD
11 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
11 11 (26.83%) XML
12 10 (24.39%) SQL
12 10 (24.39%) HTML5
13 9 (21.95%) Django
13 9 (21.95%) Web Development
13 9 (21.95%) Ruby
13 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
13 9 (21.95%) SOAP
14 8 (19.51%) XSLT
14 8 (19.51%) Scrum
14 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
14 8 (19.51%) XPath
14 8 (19.51%) Kanban

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Liferay
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) iBeacon
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.88%) Xcode
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
3 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Technical Architect
3 8 (19.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) UI Programmer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) UI Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Django Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) HTML
2 24 (58.54%) CSS
3 22 (53.66%) JSON
4 20 (48.78%) Web Services
5 19 (46.34%) Ajax
6 16 (39.02%) jQuery
7 14 (34.15%) .NET
8 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
9 12 (29.27%) WCF
10 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (26.83%) XML
11 10 (24.39%) HTML5
12 9 (21.95%) Django
12 9 (21.95%) SOAP
13 8 (19.51%) XSLT
14 7 (17.07%) CSS3
14 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (17.07%) RESTful
15 5 (12.20%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (12.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) MVC
3 11 (26.83%) TDD
4 9 (21.95%) Web Development
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.51%) Kanban
6 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.32%) OOP
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.88%) EAI
9 2 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Ruby
4 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
5 8 (19.51%) XPath
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.44%) PHP5
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) VCP4
1 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) Kony
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