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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 34 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.88% 1.99% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 8.55% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 7
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
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
441 386 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.35% 23.28% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 243 237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Stockport -3 2 £450 -
Salford - 2 £481 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 75 (84.27%) Java
2 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (66.29%) Web Services
4 46 (51.69%) XML
4 46 (51.69%) SQL
4 46 (51.69%) TDD
5 44 (49.44%) NoSQL
6 40 (44.94%) JSON
7 36 (40.45%) Scrum
8 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
8 34 (38.20%) HTTP
9 29 (32.58%) RESTful
9 29 (32.58%) Scala
10 28 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (30.34%) BDD
12 25 (28.09%) High Availability
13 23 (25.84%) Open Source
13 23 (25.84%) AngularJS
13 23 (25.84%) Linux
14 18 (20.22%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (20.22%) XSLT
14 18 (20.22%) Python
15 17 (19.10%) CSS
15 17 (19.10%) HTML
15 17 (19.10%) Spring
16 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
16 16 (17.98%) SDLC
17 15 (16.85%) GeoServer
17 15 (16.85%) PostGIS
17 15 (16.85%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 15 (16.85%) GeoServer
2 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.62%) Node.js
4 3 (3.37%) JBoss
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (49.44%) NoSQL
2 15 (16.85%) GIS
3 11 (12.36%) MySQL
4 7 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.25%) QGIS
7 2 (2.25%) Redis
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.48%) Maven
3 9 (10.11%) JUnit
4 7 (7.87%) Gradle
4 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.87%) Selenium
5 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.62%) Grunt
6 5 (5.62%) JBehave
6 5 (5.62%) JIRA
6 5 (5.62%) MSTest
6 5 (5.62%) NUnit
7 4 (4.49%) GitLab
8 2 (2.25%) Ant
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (88.76%) Developer
2 35 (39.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.35%) Scala Developer
4 12 (13.48%) GIS Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Scala Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.25%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (66.29%) Web Services
2 46 (51.69%) XML
3 40 (44.94%) JSON
4 29 (32.58%) RESTful
5 23 (25.84%) AngularJS
6 18 (20.22%) XSLT
7 17 (19.10%) CSS
7 17 (19.10%) HTML
7 17 (19.10%) Spring
8 15 (16.85%) PostGIS
8 15 (16.85%) SOAP
9 13 (14.61%) OpenLayers
10 12 (13.48%) J2EE
10 12 (13.48%) Leaflet
11 10 (11.24%) HTML5
12 9 (10.11%) .NET
12 9 (10.11%) JDBC
13 8 (8.99%) jQuery
14 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
14 6 (6.74%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) User Experience
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Android
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.69%) TDD
3 36 (40.45%) Scrum
4 27 (30.34%) BDD
5 25 (28.09%) High Availability
6 23 (25.84%) Open Source
7 18 (20.22%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (17.98%) SDLC
8 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
9 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.61%) MVC
10 10 (11.24%) Microservices
11 7 (7.87%) Kanban
11 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Front End Development
12 6 (6.74%) OO
13 5 (5.62%) SOA
13 5 (5.62%) Web Development
13 5 (5.62%) Workflow
14 4 (4.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 75 (84.27%) Java
2 46 (51.69%) SQL
3 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
4 29 (32.58%) Scala
5 18 (20.22%) Python
6 11 (12.36%) XPath
7 8 (8.99%) C#
8 5 (5.62%) PHP
8 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.49%) C
9 4 (4.49%) C++
10 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.37%) Ruby
11 2 (2.25%) Go
11 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
1 2 (2.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) ESRI
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.37%) Zend
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) Facebook
6 1 (1.12%) Google
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