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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 65 49 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Contract jobs citing REST 39 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.21% 2.85% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.84% 12.68% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 6
Median daily rate £406 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
441 339 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 22.50% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 233 216
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +2 13 £400 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 69 (82.14%) Java
2 63 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (45.24%) Web Services
4 38 (45.24%) XML
5 36 (42.86%) JSON
6 35 (41.67%) AngularJS
7 33 (39.29%) HTTP
8 32 (38.10%) NoSQL
9 31 (36.90%) TDD
10 28 (33.33%) Spring
10 28 (33.33%) SOAP
11 27 (32.14%) Open Source
12 25 (29.76%) High Availability
12 25 (29.76%) Linux
12 25 (29.76%) SQL
13 22 (26.19%) Scrum
14 20 (23.81%) JDBC
15 19 (22.62%) MySQL
15 19 (22.62%) RESTful
16 18 (21.43%) Microservices
16 18 (21.43%) HTML
17 17 (20.24%) Oracle
17 17 (20.24%) CSS
18 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (19.05%) Scala
19 15 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (17.86%) BDD
19 15 (17.86%) SDLC
19 15 (17.86%) Tomcat

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 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.67%) Apache
2 14 (16.67%) JBoss
3 11 (13.10%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) FTP
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 19 (22.62%) MySQL
3 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 11 (13.10%) GIS
6 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.57%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.38%) Redis
9 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) JUnit
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) Ant
5 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.38%) Gradle
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Grunt
6 1 (1.19%) gulp
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (88.10%) Developer
2 35 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Scala Developer
4 9 (10.71%) GIS Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Android Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.38%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.38%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.19%) Administrator
9 1 (1.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) Web Services
1 38 (45.24%) XML
2 36 (42.86%) JSON
3 35 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 28 (33.33%) SOAP
4 28 (33.33%) Spring
5 20 (23.81%) JDBC
6 19 (22.62%) RESTful
7 18 (21.43%) HTML
8 17 (20.24%) CSS
9 14 (16.67%) Apache Camel
9 14 (16.67%) Middleware
10 13 (15.48%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (13.10%) Leaflet
11 11 (13.10%) OpenLayers
11 11 (13.10%) PostGIS
12 10 (11.90%) CSS3
12 10 (11.90%) HTML5
13 8 (9.52%) J2EE
13 8 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.19%) Informatics
5 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) TDD
3 27 (32.14%) Open Source
4 25 (29.76%) High Availability
5 22 (26.19%) Scrum
6 18 (21.43%) Microservices
7 15 (17.86%) BDD
7 15 (17.86%) SDLC
8 14 (16.67%) SOA
9 13 (15.48%) Front End Development
10 11 (13.10%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.71%) MVC
13 8 (9.52%) Kanban
14 6 (7.14%) OO
14 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
15 4 (4.76%) Android Development
15 4 (4.76%) API Development
15 4 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (82.14%) Java
2 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.76%) SQL
4 16 (19.05%) Scala
5 14 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (4.76%) C
6 4 (4.76%) C++
6 4 (4.76%) PHP
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby
7 3 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (2.38%) Go
8 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.38%) XPath
9 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Oracle
2 13 (15.48%) IBM
3 11 (13.10%) ESRI
4 2 (2.38%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.19%) hybris
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Twitter