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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West / Manchester
Rank 46 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing REST 45 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 2.89% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 10.09% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 15
Median daily rate £375 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £553 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
441 545 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.79% 28.64% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 329 285
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 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -10 4 £440 +3.52%
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (57.47%) Java
3 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
4 45 (51.72%) TDD
5 43 (49.43%) SQL
5 43 (49.43%) Git (software)
6 38 (43.68%) Web Services
7 36 (41.38%) NoSQL
8 34 (39.08%) BDD
8 34 (39.08%) JUnit
9 32 (36.78%) Scrum
10 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 29 (33.33%) Linux
11 28 (32.18%) HTTP
11 28 (32.18%) JSON
12 25 (28.74%) RESTful
12 25 (28.74%) SOAP
13 24 (27.59%) XML
13 24 (27.59%) OO
14 22 (25.29%) Spring
15 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (21.84%) High Availability
16 18 (20.69%) Node.js
17 16 (18.39%) Jenkins
17 16 (18.39%) Hibernate
18 14 (16.09%) HTML
18 14 (16.09%) Oracle
18 14 (16.09%) Android
18 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
19 13 (14.94%) AngularJS

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 (5.75%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Kentico
3 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.60%) Slack
5 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) HTTP
2 6 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.15%) DHCP
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.15%) IMAP
3 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.15%) LDAP
3 1 (1.15%) MRTG
3 1 (1.15%) NFC
3 1 (1.15%) SMTP
3 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.38%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.64%) MySQL
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 2 (2.30%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.30%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) DB2
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.15%) Power BI
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (49.43%) Git (software)
2 34 (39.08%) JUnit
3 16 (18.39%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.49%) Subversion
5 9 (10.34%) JIRA
6 7 (8.05%) Maven
7 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.75%) Xcode
8 4 (4.60%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.30%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.30%) Selenium
10 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.15%) Calabash
11 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.15%) Hudson
11 1 (1.15%) Robotium
11 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (70.11%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Android Developer
5 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Scala Software Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Android Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Digital Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Objective-C Developer
10 3 (3.45%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Java Android Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Java Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.68%) Web Services
2 28 (32.18%) JSON
3 25 (28.74%) RESTful
3 25 (28.74%) SOAP
4 24 (27.59%) XML
5 22 (25.29%) Spring
6 18 (20.69%) Node.js
7 16 (18.39%) Hibernate
8 14 (16.09%) HTML
9 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
10 11 (12.64%) .NET
10 11 (12.64%) CSS
10 11 (12.64%) HTML5
11 9 (10.34%) J2EE
11 9 (10.34%) Spring Boot
12 8 (9.20%) XSLT
13 7 (8.05%) CSS3
13 7 (8.05%) Java EE
13 7 (8.05%) JPA
14 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (11.49%) User Experience
2 9 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.30%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.15%) New Media
5 1 (1.15%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Android
3 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.20%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.60%) Unix
6 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Debian
6 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
3 45 (51.72%) TDD
4 34 (39.08%) BDD
5 32 (36.78%) Scrum
6 24 (27.59%) OO
7 19 (21.84%) High Availability
8 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
9 13 (14.94%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (13.79%) Android Development
11 11 (12.64%) OOP
12 10 (11.49%) MVC
13 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
14 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
14 8 (9.20%) Kanban
14 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 8 (9.20%) Open Source
14 8 (9.20%) Web Development
15 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (8.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) SQL
3 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) Scala
5 9 (10.34%) C#
6 8 (9.20%) Objective-C
6 8 (9.20%) Python
7 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.75%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.45%) C++
9 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) ES6
10 2 (2.30%) Groovy
10 2 (2.30%) Perl
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.15%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.15%) iptables
2 1 (1.15%) KVM
2 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.15%) Squid
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Cacti
2 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.15%) Nagios
2 1 (1.15%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.60%) Twitter
4 3 (3.45%) Apigee
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.30%) Perforce
6 1 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) VMware