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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 64 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 40 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.24% 1.20% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 4.49% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 9
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £308 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -
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
509 379 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.47% 26.75% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 260 229
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend 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 13 February 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
Salford - 10 £425 - 1
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 68 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (73.03%) Java
3 60 (67.42%) Web Services
4 59 (66.29%) TDD
5 45 (50.56%) Scrum
6 40 (44.94%) Scala
7 38 (42.70%) JSON
8 37 (41.57%) XML
9 36 (40.45%) SQL
10 35 (39.33%) REST
11 32 (35.96%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (32.58%) High Availability
13 28 (31.46%) NoSQL
14 27 (30.34%) BDD
14 27 (30.34%) HTTP
15 26 (29.21%) SOAP
16 22 (24.72%) Linux
17 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
18 17 (19.10%) HTML
18 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
19 15 (16.85%) .NET
20 14 (15.73%) CSS
20 14 (15.73%) OO
20 14 (15.73%) Open Source
21 12 (13.48%) JIRA
21 12 (13.48%) SOA
21 12 (13.48%) C#
21 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
21 12 (13.48%) SDLC
22 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (10.11%) Node.js
2 3 (3.37%) JBoss
2 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (35.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.11%) MySQL
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.49%) Big Data
5 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.37%) DB2
7 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.48%) JIRA
3 10 (11.24%) JUnit
3 10 (11.24%) SoapUI
3 10 (11.24%) Subversion
4 9 (10.11%) Mercurial
5 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.99%) Selenium
6 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.49%) Mocha
8 3 (3.37%) Log4j
9 2 (2.25%) Maven
9 2 (2.25%) NUnit
10 1 (1.12%) Ant
10 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.12%) Moq
10 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Advertising
2 1 (1.12%) Games
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (75.28%) Developer
2 33 (37.08%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Scala Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Author
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Author
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Tester
9 5 (5.62%) Tester
10 4 (4.49%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Hadoop Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Hadoop Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (67.42%) Web Services
2 38 (42.70%) JSON
3 37 (41.57%) XML
4 35 (39.33%) REST
5 26 (29.21%) SOAP
6 17 (19.10%) HTML
7 15 (16.85%) .NET
8 14 (15.73%) CSS
9 8 (8.99%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.87%) XSLT
11 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.74%) Express
11 6 (6.74%) HTML5
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.62%) CSS3
12 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (5.62%) Spring
12 5 (5.62%) WCF
13 4 (4.49%) jQuery
13 4 (4.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.12%) SCADA
1 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Linux
2 8 (8.99%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (66.29%) TDD
3 45 (50.56%) Scrum
4 29 (32.58%) High Availability
5 27 (30.34%) BDD
6 14 (15.73%) OO
6 14 (15.73%) Open Source
7 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (13.48%) SDLC
7 12 (13.48%) SOA
8 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.36%) MVC
8 11 (12.36%) OOP
9 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.11%) Pair Programming
10 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
11 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.87%) Microservices
13 5 (5.62%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.03%) Java
2 40 (44.94%) Scala
3 36 (40.45%) SQL
4 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) C#
6 9 (10.11%) Groovy
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) Clojure
8 1 (1.12%) FQL
8 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) IBM
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.12%) HP
3 1 (1.12%) Wonderware
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago