The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 78 86 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Contract jobs citing REST 88 65 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.34% 1.75% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.15% 7.93% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 £56.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
REST
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
962 820 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.59% 22.13% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 538 402
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in the North West

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

REST
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Manchester -11 40 £400 +3.22% 12
Cheshire +13 29 £475 +18.75% 3
Cumbria +8 6 £490 -10.90%
Merseyside -1 4 £525 -4.54% 5
Lancashire 0 1 £475 -11.62% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West region with a requirement for REST.

1 134 (76.57%) Java
2 121 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (50.29%) JavaScript
4 76 (43.43%) SOAP
5 72 (41.14%) XML
6 71 (40.57%) HTML
6 71 (40.57%) Linux
7 69 (39.43%) JSON
8 63 (36.00%) HTTP
9 60 (34.29%) Oracle
10 58 (33.14%) CSS
10 58 (33.14%) Web Services
11 49 (28.00%) High Availability
12 48 (27.43%) MySQL
12 48 (27.43%) TDD
13 46 (26.29%) Tomcat
14 45 (25.71%) Spring
14 45 (25.71%) AngularJS
15 44 (25.14%) HTML5
16 41 (23.43%) JBoss
16 41 (23.43%) JDBC
17 40 (22.86%) SQL
17 40 (22.86%) SOA
17 40 (22.86%) Scrum
18 39 (22.29%) Open Source
19 36 (20.57%) PostgreSQL
20 35 (20.00%) Middleware
21 34 (19.43%) Apache
21 34 (19.43%) NoSQL
21 34 (19.43%) Apache Camel

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 46 (26.29%) Tomcat
2 41 (23.43%) JBoss
3 34 (19.43%) Apache
4 11 (6.29%) GeoServer
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.71%) Jetty
6 3 (1.71%) Mule
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) IIS
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (36.00%) HTTP
2 5 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) AMQP
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
3 2 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.43%) MySQL
2 36 (20.57%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (19.43%) NoSQL
4 21 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 19 (10.86%) Relational Database
6 14 (8.00%) Hadoop
7 11 (6.29%) GIS
8 10 (5.71%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.29%) Redis
11 3 (1.71%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.57%) Big Data
13 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.57%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.86%) JUnit
3 11 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.71%) Grunt
5 7 (4.00%) Gradle
5 7 (4.00%) Maven
5 7 (4.00%) Subversion
6 4 (2.29%) JIRA
6 4 (2.29%) Mockito
7 3 (1.71%) JMeter
8 2 (1.14%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.14%) Ant
8 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.14%) Selenium
8 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.57%) gulp
9 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (15.43%) Banking
2 14 (8.00%) Finance
3 5 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (80.57%) Developer
2 69 (39.43%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.00%) Architect
4 16 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Technical Architect
7 9 (5.14%) GIS Developer
7 9 (5.14%) SAP Developer
7 9 (5.14%) SAPUI5 Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Scala Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Android Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Digital Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Digital Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Digital Technical Architect
9 7 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Agile Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (43.43%) SOAP
2 72 (41.14%) XML
3 71 (40.57%) HTML
4 69 (39.43%) JSON
5 58 (33.14%) CSS
5 58 (33.14%) Web Services
6 45 (25.71%) AngularJS
6 45 (25.71%) Spring
7 44 (25.14%) HTML5
8 41 (23.43%) JDBC
9 35 (20.00%) Middleware
10 34 (19.43%) Apache Camel
11 32 (18.29%) ActiveMQ
12 31 (17.71%) J2EE
13 29 (16.57%) CSS3
14 24 (13.71%) RESTful
15 19 (10.86%) Hibernate
16 15 (8.57%) jQuery
17 13 (7.43%) Dropwizard
18 11 (6.29%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) User Experience
2 6 (3.43%) Smart Meter
3 5 (2.86%) Clustering
3 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.29%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (2.29%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.29%) iPad
4 4 (2.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.14%) DataPower
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.57%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.57%) Informatics
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (40.57%) Linux
2 12 (6.86%) Unix
3 11 (6.29%) Mac OS X
4 10 (5.71%) Android
5 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.29%) Windows
8 2 (1.14%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.00%) High Availability
3 48 (27.43%) TDD
4 40 (22.86%) Scrum
4 40 (22.86%) SOA
5 39 (22.29%) Open Source
6 33 (18.86%) Microservices
7 27 (15.43%) SDLC
8 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.43%) E-business
10 19 (10.86%) MVC
11 17 (9.71%) BDD
12 16 (9.14%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.00%) Front End Development
14 13 (7.43%) OO
15 11 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (5.71%) Analytics
16 10 (5.71%) Configuration Management
16 10 (5.71%) Prototyping
17 9 (5.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (76.57%) Java
2 88 (50.29%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.86%) SQL
4 24 (13.71%) C
5 22 (12.57%) C++
6 16 (9.14%) Python
7 15 (8.57%) Scala
8 10 (5.71%) C#
8 10 (5.71%) PHP
9 5 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.29%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.29%) Ruby
10 4 (2.29%) XQuery
11 3 (1.71%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.71%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.14%) Go
12 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.00%) Degree
4 5 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.71%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 60 (34.29%) Oracle
2 32 (18.29%) IBM
3 11 (6.29%) ESRI
4 10 (5.71%) SAP
5 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.43%) VMware
6 4 (2.29%) HP
6 4 (2.29%) Zend
7 3 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.14%) F5
8 2 (1.14%) Twitter
9 1 (0.57%) hybris
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