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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 80 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing RESTful 20 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.68% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 2.30% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 9
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£475 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - -
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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
443 392 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.51% 29.70% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 256 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 19 (45.24%) OO
5 18 (42.86%) Scrum
6 17 (40.48%) Scala
7 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (38.10%) Web Services
8 15 (35.71%) OOP
8 15 (35.71%) Pair Programming
8 15 (35.71%) Open Source
8 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
9 14 (33.33%) Groovy
9 14 (33.33%) SOA
10 13 (30.95%) SOAP
10 13 (30.95%) Subversion
10 13 (30.95%) Software Delivery
10 13 (30.95%) Mercurial
11 9 (21.43%) Mason
11 9 (21.43%) Perl
11 9 (21.43%) MySQL
11 9 (21.43%) Catalyst
12 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (19.05%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) J2EE
13 7 (16.67%) Zope
13 7 (16.67%) Apache
13 7 (16.67%) Django
13 7 (16.67%) AngularJS

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (16.67%) Apache
1 7 (16.67%) Zope
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.14%) SimpleDB
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.95%) Mercurial
2 13 (30.95%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) TestNG
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Log4j
3 1 (2.38%) Gradle
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Grunt
3 1 (2.38%) Bower
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
4 12 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Perl Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Perl Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.38%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.38%) Designer
9 1 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) SOAP
3 9 (21.43%) Mason
3 9 (21.43%) Catalyst
4 8 (19.05%) J2EE
5 7 (16.67%) Django
5 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
6 6 (14.29%) Memcached
6 6 (14.29%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) JSON
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) CSS
7 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) REST
9 2 (4.76%) CSS3
9 2 (4.76%) Laravel
9 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.14%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) TDD
3 19 (45.24%) OO
4 18 (42.86%) Scrum
5 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (35.71%) Open Source
6 15 (35.71%) OOP
6 15 (35.71%) Pair Programming
6 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 14 (33.33%) SOA
8 13 (30.95%) Software Delivery
9 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.52%) Web Development
11 4 (9.52%) MVC
12 3 (7.14%) MapReduce
13 2 (4.76%) Analytics
13 2 (4.76%) API Design
13 2 (4.76%) Functional Programming
13 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) Scala
3 14 (33.33%) Groovy
4 9 (21.43%) Perl
5 8 (19.05%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Zend
3 1 (2.38%) Apigee
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Posted: 4 days ago
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