The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing REST 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.21% 0.54% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
REST
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.18% 14.82% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 30 32
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Merseyside region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

REST
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +4 5 £325 +14.03% 2
Southport - 2 £338 -
REST
North West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for REST.

1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) PHP
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) iPad
5 3 (42.86%) PHP 5
5 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) Symfony
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) XSD
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) SAML
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) Symfony
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Autofac
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) SAML
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) Yii
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) OWASP
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP 5
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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