The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 69 58 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing RESTful 16 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 1.73% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 5.86% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
Average daily rate £310 £328 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £323 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
408 290 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.96% 29.53% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 153 265
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
North West

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
RESTful
North West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (93.33%) Web Services
2 24 (80.00%) HTML
3 21 (70.00%) SOAP
4 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (53.33%) CSS
6 15 (50.00%) XML
6 15 (50.00%) SQL
7 14 (46.67%) .NET
7 14 (46.67%) C#
8 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (43.33%) HTML5
9 12 (40.00%) MVC
10 11 (36.67%) Scrum
11 10 (33.33%) CMS
12 8 (26.67%) Java
12 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 8 (26.67%) XHTML
12 8 (26.67%) jQuery
12 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
13 7 (23.33%) Degree
13 7 (23.33%) Spring
13 7 (23.33%) XSL
13 7 (23.33%) PHP
14 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 6 (20.00%) MySQL
14 6 (20.00%) Oracle
14 6 (20.00%) CSS3

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (33.33%) CMS
2 6 (20.00%) Jadu
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) Liferay
5 2 (6.67%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) RavenDB
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Mocha
3 2 (6.67%) QUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Firebug
4 1 (3.33%) Calabash
4 1 (3.33%) Grunt
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) UI Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) Web Services
2 24 (80.00%) HTML
3 21 (70.00%) SOAP
4 16 (53.33%) CSS
5 15 (50.00%) XML
6 14 (46.67%) .NET
7 13 (43.33%) HTML5
8 8 (26.67%) jQuery
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (26.67%) XHTML
8 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
9 7 (23.33%) XSL
9 7 (23.33%) Spring
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (20.00%) CSS3
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (16.67%) Backbone.js
11 5 (16.67%) Ajax
11 5 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) New Media
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) RDF
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Twitter
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Zend
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