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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing REST 39 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.53% 0.72% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.78% 2.69% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 10
Average daily rate
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£394 £275 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £348 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
331 334 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.49% 26.66% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 207 174
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +2 3 £400 +45.45%
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) TDD
2 39 (66.10%) Java
3 38 (64.41%) Web Services
4 34 (57.63%) HTML
5 32 (54.24%) CSS
5 32 (54.24%) JSON
6 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
7 22 (37.29%) HTML5
8 21 (35.59%) CSS3
8 21 (35.59%) Scrum
9 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
10 17 (28.81%) Android
10 17 (28.81%) Spring
10 17 (28.81%) Subversion
10 17 (28.81%) Apple iOS
11 16 (27.12%) Android Development
11 16 (27.12%) iOS Development
12 15 (25.42%) Hibernate
12 15 (25.42%) SOAP
13 14 (23.73%) OOP
13 14 (23.73%) Mobile Development
14 13 (22.03%) MVC
14 13 (22.03%) SOA
15 11 (18.64%) BDD
16 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
16 10 (16.95%) Apache Camel
16 10 (16.95%) HTTP
16 10 (16.95%) JBoss
16 10 (16.95%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (16.95%) JBoss
2 9 (15.25%) Liferay
3 7 (11.86%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (8.47%) Node.js
4 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.78%) Apache
6 3 (5.08%) CMS
7 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 17 (28.81%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Xcode
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Java Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Android Developer
5 6 (10.17%) iOS Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Designer
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Java Technical Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) Web Services
2 34 (57.63%) HTML
3 32 (54.24%) CSS
3 32 (54.24%) JSON
4 22 (37.29%) HTML5
5 21 (35.59%) CSS3
6 17 (28.81%) Spring
7 15 (25.42%) Hibernate
7 15 (25.42%) SOAP
8 10 (16.95%) Ajax
8 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
8 10 (16.95%) Apache Camel
9 9 (15.25%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (15.25%) J2EE
10 7 (11.86%) XML
10 7 (11.86%) WSDL
10 7 (11.86%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (11.86%) JPA
11 6 (10.17%) JSF
11 6 (10.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
3 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Android
1 17 (28.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) TDD
3 21 (35.59%) Scrum
4 16 (27.12%) Android Development
4 16 (27.12%) iOS Development
5 14 (23.73%) OOP
5 14 (23.73%) Mobile Development
6 13 (22.03%) SOA
6 13 (22.03%) MVC
7 11 (18.64%) BDD
8 9 (15.25%) Pair Programming
8 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.56%) UML
10 7 (11.86%) Kanban
10 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
13 4 (6.78%) Project Management
13 4 (6.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) Java
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.86%) Objective-C
4 6 (10.17%) Ruby
4 6 (10.17%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) C#
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) PHP5
7 2 (3.39%) Scala
7 2 (3.39%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.69%) SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) IBM
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) Kony
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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