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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing REST 41 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.81% 1.10% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.78% 4.15% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 11
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£388 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +4.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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
348 337 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.87% 26.56% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 201 153
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 2 £400 +45.45%
Stockport - 1 - - 1
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (68.52%) TDD
3 34 (62.96%) Java
4 33 (61.11%) Web Services
4 33 (61.11%) JSON
5 32 (59.26%) HTML
6 30 (55.56%) CSS
7 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
8 22 (40.74%) Scrum
9 21 (38.89%) HTML5
10 20 (37.04%) CSS3
11 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 17 (31.48%) Apple iOS
13 16 (29.63%) iOS Development
13 16 (29.63%) Android
13 16 (29.63%) Subversion
14 15 (27.78%) OOP
14 15 (27.78%) Android Development
15 13 (24.07%) Mobile Development
15 13 (24.07%) Spring
16 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
16 11 (20.37%) SOA
17 10 (18.52%) MVC
17 10 (18.52%) SOAP
17 10 (18.52%) Ajax
18 9 (16.67%) Ruby
18 9 (16.67%) Kanban
18 9 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
18 9 (16.67%) BDD
19 8 (14.81%) J2EE

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
1 6 (11.11%) JBoss
1 6 (11.11%) Liferay
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) PaaS
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (29.63%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Xcode
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Android Developer
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Technical Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Django Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (61.11%) Web Services
1 33 (61.11%) JSON
2 32 (59.26%) HTML
3 30 (55.56%) CSS
4 21 (38.89%) HTML5
5 20 (37.04%) CSS3
6 13 (24.07%) Spring
7 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
8 10 (18.52%) SOAP
8 10 (18.52%) Ajax
9 9 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (14.81%) J2EE
11 7 (12.96%) .NET
11 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
12 6 (11.11%) Apache Camel
12 6 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (9.26%) RESTful
13 5 (9.26%) WCF
13 5 (9.26%) Django
13 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Apple iOS
2 16 (29.63%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (68.52%) TDD
3 22 (40.74%) Scrum
4 16 (29.63%) iOS Development
5 15 (27.78%) OOP
5 15 (27.78%) Android Development
6 13 (24.07%) Mobile Development
7 11 (20.37%) SOA
8 10 (18.52%) MVC
9 9 (16.67%) Kanban
9 9 (16.67%) BDD
10 8 (14.81%) Pair Programming
11 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
12 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.11%) UML
13 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
13 5 (9.26%) OO
13 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
13 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) Ruby
4 7 (12.96%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
5 6 (11.11%) C#
6 5 (9.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.56%) PHP5
8 2 (3.70%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.70%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) IBM
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.85%) Zend
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Kony
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