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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 77 57 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 12 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 1.73% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 5.53% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
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£375 £355 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -35.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
400 380 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.37% 31.28% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 238 258
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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 -6 1 £305 -10.94%
Wigan - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (52.38%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) SOAP
5 9 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) WCF
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) Spring
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
9 5 (23.81%) MySQL
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
9 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 5 (23.81%) JSON
9 5 (23.81%) Ajax
9 5 (23.81%) Web Development
9 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Liferay
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Mule
3 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) RavenDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) WCF
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (28.57%) HTML5
6 6 (28.57%) Spring
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 5 (23.81%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) Ajax
7 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (19.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) EAI
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) XPath
7 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) FatWire
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Endeca
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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