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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 81 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 15 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 1.19% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 3.81% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
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£363 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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
386 394 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.80% 31.32% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 237 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £94.20 £187.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 24 (57.14%) CSS
2 24 (57.14%) JSON
3 22 (52.38%) Web Services
4 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 17 (40.48%) Java
6 17 (40.48%) Ajax
7 15 (35.71%) TDD
8 14 (33.33%) jQuery
9 13 (30.95%) C#
10 12 (28.57%) .NET
10 12 (28.57%) HTML5
11 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
11 11 (26.19%) Scrum
12 10 (23.81%) WCF
13 9 (21.43%) Django
13 9 (21.43%) Ruby
13 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (21.43%) MVC
13 9 (21.43%) CSS3
14 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
14 8 (19.05%) Kanban
15 7 (16.67%) SQL
15 7 (16.67%) SOAP
15 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (14.29%) iOS Development
16 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
16 6 (14.29%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) iBeacon
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Xcode
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 4 (9.52%) UI Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Django Developer
7 3 (7.14%) iOS Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 24 (57.14%) CSS
2 24 (57.14%) JSON
3 22 (52.38%) Web Services
4 17 (40.48%) Ajax
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (28.57%) HTML5
6 12 (28.57%) .NET
7 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
8 10 (23.81%) WCF
9 9 (21.43%) Django
9 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (21.43%) CSS3
10 7 (16.67%) SOAP
10 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (14.29%) XML
12 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (11.90%) XSLT
12 5 (11.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (11.90%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) iPhone
2 2 (4.76%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.90%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) MVC
5 8 (19.05%) Kanban
5 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.29%) OOP
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) Web Development
6 6 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 5 (11.90%) Android Development
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) SOA
8 4 (9.52%) Web Design
9 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.14%) BDD
9 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 17 (40.48%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.90%) Python
7 5 (11.90%) XPath
8 4 (9.52%) Scala
8 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle
1 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
1 1 (2.38%) Kony
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