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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 61 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 28 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 0.65% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.93% 2.31% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £272 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
353 346 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.28% 27.93% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 209 151
Average daily rate £350 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Salford - 7 £375 -
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Web Services
3 22 (41.51%) TDD
4 19 (35.85%) Java
5 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
6 17 (32.08%) Apache
7 16 (30.19%) SQL
8 14 (26.42%) MVC
9 13 (24.53%) HTML
9 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
10 12 (22.64%) Spring
10 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
10 12 (22.64%) MySQL
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
11 11 (20.75%) Perl
11 11 (20.75%) PHP
11 11 (20.75%) Mason
11 11 (20.75%) Catalyst
12 10 (18.87%) JSON
12 10 (18.87%) J2EE
12 10 (18.87%) Scrum
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (16.98%) Apache Camel
13 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.09%) Django
14 8 (15.09%) jQuery
14 8 (15.09%) Degree
14 8 (15.09%) Linux
14 8 (15.09%) Zope

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (32.08%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) Zope
3 4 (7.55%) Node.js
4 3 (5.66%) JBoss
4 3 (5.66%) CMS
4 3 (5.66%) Drupal
5 2 (3.77%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) iBeacon
2 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) CouchDB
4 4 (7.55%) SimpleDB
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) RavenDB
6 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.32%) Hudson
4 5 (9.43%) Selenium
4 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.66%) Xcode
5 3 (5.66%) JIRA
6 2 (3.77%) Gradle
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Log4j
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) TestNG
7 1 (1.89%) QUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.89%) Trac
7 1 (1.89%) Sinon.JS
General
1 3 (5.66%) Publishing
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) PHP Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Perl Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Perl Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Programmer
9 1 (1.89%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) Web Services
2 13 (24.53%) HTML
3 12 (22.64%) Spring
3 12 (22.64%) CSS
4 11 (20.75%) Mason
4 11 (20.75%) Catalyst
5 10 (18.87%) JSON
5 10 (18.87%) J2EE
6 9 (16.98%) Apache Camel
6 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
7 8 (15.09%) Django
7 8 (15.09%) jQuery
8 7 (13.21%) Symfony
8 7 (13.21%) Memcached
9 6 (11.32%) XML
9 6 (11.32%) XHTML
10 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
10 5 (9.43%) HTML5
10 5 (9.43%) REST
11 4 (7.55%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Digital Media
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) NHS
2 3 (5.66%) Video on Demand
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.77%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
4 1 (1.89%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.89%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) TDD
3 14 (26.42%) MVC
4 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 7 (13.21%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) OOP
7 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) SOA
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
8 5 (9.43%) iOS Development
9 4 (7.55%) BDD
9 4 (7.55%) MapReduce
9 4 (7.55%) System Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.66%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.77%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) Perl
4 11 (20.75%) PHP
5 6 (11.32%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.55%) Apple Swift
6 4 (7.55%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.66%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) PHP5
9 1 (1.89%) XAML
9 1 (1.89%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Zend
3 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) hybris
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