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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 65 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 19 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 0.94% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 3.28% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 9
Average daily rate
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£355 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £319 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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
406 335 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.19% 28.71% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 200 246
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 22
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +28.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 3
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 13 (56.52%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) XML
5 9 (39.13%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) JMS
5 9 (39.13%) SOA
5 9 (39.13%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) Java EE
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) Middleware
7 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) JPA
7 7 (30.43%) JAX-RS
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 6 (26.09%) JSON
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 5 (21.74%) NetBeans
9 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
9 5 (21.74%) IBM
9 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
9 5 (21.74%) T-SQL

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (17.39%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.04%) Orchard CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Liferay
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) RavenDB
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
1 5 (21.74%) NetBeans
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
8 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) JMS
3 9 (39.13%) Spring
3 9 (39.13%) Java EE
4 7 (30.43%) JPA
4 7 (30.43%) Middleware
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) JAX-RS
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) Java SE
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) REST
7 4 (17.39%) LINQ
7 4 (17.39%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) SOA
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Workflow
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.70%) UML
9 2 (8.70%) OO
9 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.70%) EAI
9 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Website Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Scala
7 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Symbian
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