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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 43 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 58 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.53% 2.67% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.58% 10.63% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 21
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £36.98 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-17.13% -17.83%
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
548 489 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.31% 25.12% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 287 307
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 8 £445 +11.25% 3
Stockport -6 4 £438 -
Oldham - 1 £395 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 72 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (57.78%) Java
3 50 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 48 (53.33%) TDD
5 46 (51.11%) Git (software)
6 45 (50.00%) SQL
7 39 (43.33%) Web Services
8 37 (41.11%) BDD
9 36 (40.00%) NoSQL
9 36 (40.00%) JUnit
10 33 (36.67%) JSON
11 31 (34.44%) HTTP
11 31 (34.44%) Scrum
12 30 (33.33%) XML
12 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 29 (32.22%) Linux
14 26 (28.89%) RESTful
15 24 (26.67%) SOAP
15 24 (26.67%) OO
16 21 (23.33%) Spring
17 20 (22.22%) High Availability
17 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
18 18 (20.00%) Node.js
19 17 (18.89%) Oracle
19 17 (18.89%) Android
20 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (17.78%) HTML
20 16 (17.78%) Hibernate
21 15 (16.67%) OOP
21 15 (16.67%) Android Development

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 5 (5.56%) Confluence
2 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) SAS
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) JBoss
4 2 (2.22%) Kentico
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.44%) Slack
4 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) HTTP
2 9 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.11%) IMAP
3 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.11%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) MRTG
3 1 (1.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (13.33%) MySQL
3 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.22%) Big Data
8 2 (2.22%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.22%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.11%) Power BI
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (51.11%) Git (software)
2 36 (40.00%) JUnit
3 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 13 (14.44%) Subversion
5 10 (11.11%) JIRA
6 7 (7.78%) Maven
7 5 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.44%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.44%) Xcode
9 3 (3.33%) Calabash
9 3 (3.33%) Hudson
9 3 (3.33%) Robotium
9 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.22%) Mockito
10 2 (2.22%) Selenium
10 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.11%) jMock
General
1 5 (5.56%) Games
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (73.33%) Developer
2 29 (32.22%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Android Developer
5 8 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.78%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Scala Software Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.56%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Digital Developer
9 4 (4.44%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Android Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Android Software Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.33%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.33%) Web Services
2 33 (36.67%) JSON
3 30 (33.33%) XML
4 26 (28.89%) RESTful
5 24 (26.67%) SOAP
6 21 (23.33%) Spring
7 18 (20.00%) Node.js
8 16 (17.78%) Hibernate
8 16 (17.78%) HTML
9 13 (14.44%) CSS
10 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 10 (11.11%) .NET
11 10 (11.11%) HTML5
11 10 (11.11%) XSLT
12 8 (8.89%) Ajax
13 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
13 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.67%) CSS3
13 6 (6.67%) jQuery
14 5 (5.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) User Experience
2 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.33%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Linux
2 17 (18.89%) Android
3 10 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.44%) Unix
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.22%) CentOS
7 2 (2.22%) Debian
7 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 48 (53.33%) TDD
4 37 (41.11%) BDD
5 31 (34.44%) Scrum
6 24 (26.67%) OO
7 20 (22.22%) High Availability
8 15 (16.67%) Android Development
8 15 (16.67%) OOP
9 13 (14.44%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 11 (12.22%) MVC
12 9 (10.00%) Kanban
13 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.89%) iOS Development
13 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.89%) Open Source
13 8 (8.89%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.78%) Java
2 45 (50.00%) SQL
3 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) Scala
5 10 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 9 (10.00%) C#
7 8 (8.89%) Python
8 4 (4.44%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.33%) C++
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) ES6
10 2 (2.22%) Groovy
10 2 (2.22%) Perl
10 2 (2.22%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) Ruby
10 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) SDET
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.11%) iptables
2 1 (1.11%) KVM
2 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.11%) Squid
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Cacti
2 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.11%) Nagios
2 1 (1.11%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.44%) Twitter
4 3 (3.33%) Apigee
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Perforce
5 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.11%) hybris
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
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