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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West / Manchester
Rank 55 42 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Contract jobs citing REST 37 62 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.80% 3.42% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 11.81% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 7
Median daily rate £320 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £348 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £539 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
456 525 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.47% 28.99% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 334 268
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 £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -17 1 £425 -
Oldham - 1 £400 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 71 (74.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.58%) Web Services
3 46 (48.42%) SQL
3 46 (48.42%) Software Engineering
4 45 (47.37%) Java
5 44 (46.32%) TDD
6 41 (43.16%) JavaScript
7 37 (38.95%) Git (software)
8 36 (37.89%) Scrum
9 33 (34.74%) Linux
9 33 (34.74%) NoSQL
10 31 (32.63%) BDD
11 29 (30.53%) OO
12 26 (27.37%) JUnit
13 24 (25.26%) HTML
13 24 (25.26%) JSON
14 23 (24.21%) SOAP
14 23 (24.21%) HTTP
15 22 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (23.16%) Node.js
16 21 (22.11%) RESTful
17 20 (21.05%) Spring
18 19 (20.00%) MVC
18 19 (20.00%) .NET
18 19 (20.00%) High Availability
19 17 (17.89%) C#
20 16 (16.84%) XML
21 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
21 14 (14.74%) AngularJS
21 14 (14.74%) HTML5

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 4 (4.21%) Apache
1 4 (4.21%) Confluence
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
2 3 (3.16%) Kentico
2 3 (3.16%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.16%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.32%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.21%) Slack
5 2 (2.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.11%) NFC
2 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.05%) DHCP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.05%) IMAP
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.05%) LDAP
3 1 (1.05%) MRTG
3 1 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.74%) NoSQL
2 14 (14.74%) MongoDB
3 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
4 10 (10.53%) MySQL
5 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.11%) Big Data
8 2 (2.11%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.11%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.05%) DB2
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (38.95%) Git (software)
2 26 (27.37%) JUnit
3 12 (12.63%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.58%) JIRA
5 7 (7.37%) NUnit
6 6 (6.32%) Subversion
7 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.26%) Selenium
7 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.21%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.21%) Maven
9 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.11%) Appium
10 2 (2.11%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.11%) Xcode
11 1 (1.05%) Spock
11 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (71.58%) Developer
2 24 (25.26%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.84%) .NET Developer
4 15 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Android Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Scala Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Digital Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.16%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Scala Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Tester
11 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.58%) Web Services
2 24 (25.26%) HTML
2 24 (25.26%) JSON
3 23 (24.21%) SOAP
4 22 (23.16%) Node.js
5 21 (22.11%) RESTful
6 20 (21.05%) Spring
7 19 (20.00%) .NET
8 16 (16.84%) XML
9 14 (14.74%) AngularJS
9 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
9 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (14.74%) HTML5
10 13 (13.68%) CSS
10 13 (13.68%) Hibernate
11 11 (11.58%) J2EE
12 10 (10.53%) Spring Boot
13 9 (9.47%) CSS3
14 8 (8.42%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) User Experience
3 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.05%) BBC
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) IPTV
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.05%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Android
3 7 (7.37%) Windows
4 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Unix
5 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.11%) CentOS
6 2 (2.11%) Debian
6 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (74.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.42%) Software Engineering
3 44 (46.32%) TDD
4 36 (37.89%) Scrum
5 31 (32.63%) BDD
6 29 (30.53%) OO
7 19 (20.00%) High Availability
7 19 (20.00%) MVC
8 13 (13.68%) OOD
8 13 (13.68%) OOP
8 13 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.47%) Microservices
11 9 (9.47%) Web Development
12 8 (8.42%) Android Development
12 8 (8.42%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (8.42%) Kanban
12 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.42%) SQL
2 45 (47.37%) Java
3 41 (43.16%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.89%) C#
5 13 (13.68%) Scala
6 9 (9.47%) Python
7 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.21%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.16%) Groovy
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.11%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.11%) C++
10 2 (2.11%) ES6
10 2 (2.11%) Perl
10 2 (2.11%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) C
11 1 (1.05%) Korn
11 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SDET
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.05%) iptables
2 1 (1.05%) KVM
2 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.05%) Squid
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Cacti
2 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.05%) Nagios
2 1 (1.05%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.21%) Twitter
4 3 (3.16%) Apigee
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.16%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.11%) Apple
5 2 (2.11%) Google
5 2 (2.11%) Perforce
5 2 (2.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.05%) Tableau
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