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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 49 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 59 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.25% 1.06% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 3.96% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 9
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £290 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £379 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
516 379 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.41% 26.73% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 260 227
Average daily rate £353 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 12 £425 - 1
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 84 (80.00%) Java
2 79 (75.24%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (73.33%) Web Services
4 68 (64.76%) TDD
5 57 (54.29%) JSON
6 55 (52.38%) Scrum
7 54 (51.43%) SQL
8 49 (46.67%) XML
9 44 (41.90%) NoSQL
10 39 (37.14%) Scala
10 39 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (36.19%) HTTP
12 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
12 36 (34.29%) RESTful
12 36 (34.29%) BDD
13 35 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 30 (28.57%) High Availability
15 22 (20.95%) Linux
16 21 (20.00%) CSS
16 21 (20.00%) HTML
16 21 (20.00%) Software Engineering
17 20 (19.05%) SOAP
17 20 (19.05%) AngularJS
17 20 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (19.05%) HTML5
18 18 (17.14%) XSLT
19 16 (15.24%) Subversion
19 16 (15.24%) Open Source
20 15 (14.29%) Spring
20 15 (14.29%) Maven

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.90%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.71%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.19%) HTTP
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) Intranet
3 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (41.90%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.52%) GIS
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.67%) MySQL
5 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.90%) QGIS
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.24%) Subversion
3 15 (14.29%) Maven
4 14 (13.33%) JIRA
5 10 (9.52%) Gradle
5 10 (9.52%) JUnit
6 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.57%) Selenium
7 8 (7.62%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.62%) JBehave
8 6 (5.71%) NUnit
9 5 (4.76%) Grunt
9 5 (4.76%) MSTest
10 4 (3.81%) GitLab
11 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.95%) Ant
12 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.95%) FishEye
12 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Games
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (80.95%) Developer
2 35 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.05%) Scala Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Java Scala Developer
5 10 (9.52%) iOS Developer
6 9 (8.57%) GIS Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Android Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Architect
8 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.76%) iOS Android Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (73.33%) Web Services
2 57 (54.29%) JSON
3 49 (46.67%) XML
4 36 (34.29%) RESTful
5 21 (20.00%) CSS
5 21 (20.00%) HTML
6 20 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 20 (19.05%) HTML5
6 20 (19.05%) SOAP
7 18 (17.14%) XSLT
8 15 (14.29%) Spring
9 13 (12.38%) CSS3
10 11 (10.48%) .NET
11 10 (9.52%) jQuery
11 10 (9.52%) PostGIS
12 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.67%) J2EE
13 7 (6.67%) Leaflet
14 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) User Experience
2 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Linux
2 13 (12.38%) Apple iOS
3 12 (11.43%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) Windows
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (75.24%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (64.76%) TDD
3 55 (52.38%) Scrum
4 36 (34.29%) BDD
5 30 (28.57%) High Availability
6 21 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 20 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (15.24%) Open Source
9 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.38%) iOS Development
11 11 (10.48%) MVC
12 10 (9.52%) Android Development
12 10 (9.52%) Microservices
12 10 (9.52%) OOP
12 10 (9.52%) SDLC
13 8 (7.62%) Project Management
14 7 (6.67%) Mobile Development
15 6 (5.71%) Workflow
16 5 (4.76%) Kanban
16 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (80.00%) Java
2 54 (51.43%) SQL
3 39 (37.14%) Scala
4 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.38%) C#
5 13 (12.38%) Objective-C
6 11 (10.48%) Python
6 11 (10.48%) XPath
7 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (1.90%) C++
9 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
10 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) ESRI
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle
3 5 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) Adobe
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.90%) VMware
5 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.95%) Assembla
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.95%) Facebook
6 1 (0.95%) Perforce
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago