The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 75 60 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing RESTful 10 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 1.24% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 3.92% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
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£425 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
RESTful
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
390 383 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.50% 31.78% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 230 244
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Manchester region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - -
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) JMS
5 8 (44.44%) Middleware
5 8 (44.44%) Spring
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (33.33%) XSLT
7 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 6 (33.33%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
7 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Java SE
7 6 (33.33%) Java EE
7 6 (33.33%) JPA
7 6 (33.33%) JAX-RS
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 5 (27.78%) MySQL
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) SOAP
8 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (22.22%) XSD
9 4 (22.22%) XHTML
9 4 (22.22%) Fedora

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Mocha
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
2 8 (44.44%) JMS
2 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) Spring
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) XSLT
4 6 (33.33%) Java SE
4 6 (33.33%) Java EE
4 6 (33.33%) JPA
4 6 (33.33%) JAX-RS
5 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (27.78%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) XSD
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) XHTML
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Fedora
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Website Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Web Design
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter