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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 17 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 1.45% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 4.49% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
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£325 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +11.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
371 356 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.71% 32.16% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 214 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 30 January 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 20 (52.63%) Ajax
4 19 (50.00%) Web Services
5 18 (47.37%) JSON
6 17 (44.74%) jQuery
6 17 (44.74%) C#
7 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 15 (39.47%) MVC
9 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
10 13 (34.21%) Java
11 12 (31.58%) XML
11 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (31.58%) WCF
12 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (28.95%) HTML5
12 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
13 10 (26.32%) SOAP
13 10 (26.32%) SQL
13 10 (26.32%) TDD
13 10 (26.32%) Web Development
14 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
15 8 (21.05%) XSLT
15 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
15 8 (21.05%) XPath
15 8 (21.05%) Django
16 7 (18.42%) Ruby
16 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
16 7 (18.42%) CSS3

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) Liferay
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Xcode
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) UI Programmer
4 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 20 (52.63%) Ajax
4 19 (50.00%) Web Services
5 18 (47.37%) JSON
6 17 (44.74%) jQuery
7 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 12 (31.58%) XML
9 12 (31.58%) WCF
10 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (28.95%) HTML5
11 10 (26.32%) SOAP
12 8 (21.05%) XSLT
12 8 (21.05%) Django
13 7 (18.42%) CSS3
13 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (13.16%) RESTful
14 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
14 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Web Development
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) SOA
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Kanban
6 5 (13.16%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) Web Design
7 4 (10.53%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Android Development
9 2 (5.26%) EAI
9 2 (5.26%) UML
9 2 (5.26%) Product Management
9 2 (5.26%) BDD
10 1 (2.63%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
6 8 (21.05%) XPath
7 7 (18.42%) Ruby
8 4 (10.53%) Python
8 4 (10.53%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) PHP5
9 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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