The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 75 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 35 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.87% 1.01% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 4.31% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 4
Median daily rate £345 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £468 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +42.85%
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
530 418 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.25% 23.39% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 273 249
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 8 £338 - 1
Salford -7 3 £428 +11.03%
Bolton - 2 £275 - 3
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for REST.

1 57 (79.17%) Java
2 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
4 33 (45.83%) XML
5 32 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 31 (43.06%) SOAP
7 29 (40.28%) JSON
8 28 (38.89%) Spring
9 27 (37.50%) HTTP
10 25 (34.72%) Open Source
11 24 (33.33%) Web Services
11 24 (33.33%) Oracle
12 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
13 20 (27.78%) JDBC
13 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
14 19 (26.39%) HTML
14 19 (26.39%) TDD
15 18 (25.00%) Linux
16 17 (23.61%) CSS
16 17 (23.61%) SOA
16 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
16 17 (23.61%) Microservices
17 16 (22.22%) Apache Camel
17 16 (22.22%) High Availability
17 16 (22.22%) Tomcat
17 16 (22.22%) JBoss
17 16 (22.22%) MySQL
18 15 (20.83%) Apache
18 15 (20.83%) Middleware
19 14 (19.44%) IBM

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.22%) JBoss
1 16 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 15 (20.83%) Apache
3 10 (13.89%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) HTTP
2 8 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) FTP
3 2 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
2 16 (22.22%) MySQL
3 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (18.06%) Hadoop
5 10 (13.89%) GIS
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.39%) Power BI
8 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) Redis
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) JUnit
3 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.11%) Subversion
5 7 (9.72%) Maven
6 4 (5.56%) Xcode
7 3 (4.17%) Calabash
7 3 (4.17%) Hudson
7 3 (4.17%) Robotium
7 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.78%) Mockito
9 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.39%) Grunt
9 1 (1.39%) gulp
9 1 (1.39%) JIRA
9 1 (1.39%) jMock
9 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (86.11%) Developer
2 34 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) GIS Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Objective-C Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Java Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.17%) iOS Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Android Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) XML
2 32 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 31 (43.06%) SOAP
4 29 (40.28%) JSON
5 28 (38.89%) Spring
6 24 (33.33%) Web Services
7 20 (27.78%) JDBC
8 19 (26.39%) HTML
9 17 (23.61%) CSS
10 16 (22.22%) Apache Camel
11 15 (20.83%) Middleware
12 14 (19.44%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (13.89%) Hibernate
13 10 (13.89%) Leaflet
13 10 (13.89%) OpenLayers
13 10 (13.89%) PostGIS
13 10 (13.89%) RESTful
14 9 (12.50%) jQuery
15 8 (11.11%) CSS3
15 8 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Streaming Media
4 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Android
2 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.72%) Open Source
3 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 19 (26.39%) TDD
5 17 (23.61%) Microservices
5 17 (23.61%) SOA
6 16 (22.22%) High Availability
7 14 (19.44%) Front End Development
8 12 (16.67%) SDLC
9 11 (15.28%) BDD
9 11 (15.28%) OO
10 10 (13.89%) OOP
10 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 9 (12.50%) MVC
12 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.11%) Mobile Development
12 8 (11.11%) Scrum
13 7 (9.72%) Android Development
13 7 (9.72%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (79.17%) Java
2 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.44%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.94%) Apple Swift
7 4 (5.56%) C
7 4 (5.56%) C++
8 3 (4.17%) C#
8 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.39%) Go
10 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) PhD
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) IBM
3 10 (13.89%) ESRI
4 2 (2.78%) Zend
5 1 (1.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.39%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago