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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 66 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 33 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.00% 1.08% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.38% 3.82% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £323
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 £35.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
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
394 393 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.89% 28.21% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 248 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +328.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Stockport - 1 - - 2
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (61.54%) Java
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) JSON
2 31 (59.62%) HTML
2 31 (59.62%) Web Services
3 27 (51.92%) CSS
4 26 (50.00%) TDD
5 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 16 (30.77%) Scrum
7 15 (28.85%) HTML5
8 14 (26.92%) Ajax
8 14 (26.92%) Apple iOS
9 13 (25.00%) CSS3
9 13 (25.00%) iOS Development
9 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (25.00%) OOP
10 12 (23.08%) C#
10 12 (23.08%) MVC
10 12 (23.08%) Android
10 12 (23.08%) jQuery
11 11 (21.15%) Subversion
11 11 (21.15%) .NET
11 11 (21.15%) SOAP
11 11 (21.15%) Android Development
12 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
12 10 (19.23%) SOA
13 9 (17.31%) Spring
13 9 (17.31%) Ruby
13 9 (17.31%) WCF
13 9 (17.31%) Mobile Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
1 4 (7.69%) Liferay
1 4 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
1 3 (5.77%) PaaS
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.85%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Subversion
3 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Xcode
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 4 (7.69%) iOS Developer
7 4 (7.69%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Django Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) JSON
1 31 (59.62%) HTML
1 31 (59.62%) Web Services
2 27 (51.92%) CSS
3 15 (28.85%) HTML5
4 14 (26.92%) Ajax
5 13 (25.00%) CSS3
6 12 (23.08%) jQuery
7 11 (21.15%) .NET
7 11 (21.15%) SOAP
8 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 9 (17.31%) Spring
9 9 (17.31%) WCF
10 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
11 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (13.46%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (11.54%) Django
12 6 (11.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) iPhone
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Apple iOS
2 12 (23.08%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) Scrum
4 13 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 13 (25.00%) OOP
5 12 (23.08%) MVC
6 11 (21.15%) Android Development
7 10 (19.23%) SOA
8 9 (17.31%) Mobile Development
9 8 (15.38%) Kanban
9 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.54%) OO
11 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.62%) Web Design
11 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
11 5 (9.62%) BDD
11 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.69%) UML
13 3 (5.77%) Project Management
13 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) Java
2 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) Ruby
5 7 (13.46%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.69%) SQL
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) XPath
7 3 (5.77%) PHP5
8 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.92%) Kony
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