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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 117 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Contract jobs citing REST 56 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.33% 0.64% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 2.43% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.91%
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
1030 823 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.54% 26.19% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 484 460
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

REST Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
Manchester -3 20 £405 +8.00% 25
Cumbria - 13 £550 - 2
Merseyside - 8 £550 - 2
Lancashire -1 6 £656 -12.50% 2
Cheshire -18 6 £363 -3.33% 11
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing REST 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 REST.

1 94 (76.42%) Java
2 80 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (51.22%) HTML
4 59 (47.97%) Web Services
5 55 (44.72%) JavaScript
6 54 (43.90%) JSON
7 53 (43.09%) TDD
8 50 (40.65%) CSS
9 49 (39.84%) SOAP
10 39 (31.71%) HTML5
11 31 (25.20%) SOA
11 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
11 31 (25.20%) CSS3
12 29 (23.58%) XML
13 28 (22.76%) Spring
14 26 (21.14%) Hibernate
15 25 (20.33%) MVC
16 23 (18.70%) MongoDB
16 23 (18.70%) AngularJS
17 21 (17.07%) Apple iOS
17 21 (17.07%) Scrum
18 20 (16.26%) jQuery
19 19 (15.45%) Android
19 19 (15.45%) BDD
19 19 (15.45%) Subversion
19 19 (15.45%) HTTP
19 19 (15.45%) iOS Development
20 17 (13.82%) Android Development
20 17 (13.82%) OOP
20 17 (13.82%) Oracle

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (9.76%) JBoss
2 12 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.32%) Node.js
3 9 (7.32%) Liferay
4 7 (5.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.25%) Apache
6 3 (2.44%) CMS
7 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.63%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) Mule
8 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) GitHub
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
4 2 (1.63%) PaaS
4 2 (1.63%) IaaS
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.45%) HTTP
2 8 (6.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.50%) Neo4j
5 8 (6.50%) MySQL
6 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.25%) MS Access
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.63%) SQLite
9 2 (1.63%) Big Data
9 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.45%) Subversion
3 8 (6.50%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.07%) Maven
4 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.25%) JIRA
5 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.25%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.25%) Hudson
6 3 (2.44%) Selenium
6 3 (2.44%) Grunt
6 3 (2.44%) Bower
6 3 (2.44%) gulp
6 3 (2.44%) JUnit
7 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.63%) NUnit
7 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.81%) TestNG
8 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Back Office
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (76.42%) Developer
2 34 (27.64%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.01%) Architect
4 11 (8.94%) Java Architect
5 9 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 9 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.50%) iOS Developer
7 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Java Technical Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Designer
9 5 (4.07%) HTML Developer
9 5 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 3 (2.44%) SOA Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (51.22%) HTML
2 59 (47.97%) Web Services
3 54 (43.90%) JSON
4 50 (40.65%) CSS
5 49 (39.84%) SOAP
6 39 (31.71%) HTML5
7 31 (25.20%) CSS3
8 29 (23.58%) XML
9 28 (22.76%) Spring
10 26 (21.14%) Hibernate
11 23 (18.70%) AngularJS
12 20 (16.26%) jQuery
13 15 (12.20%) .NET
13 15 (12.20%) J2EE
14 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET
15 11 (8.94%) Apache Camel
16 10 (8.13%) Ajax
16 10 (8.13%) WSDL
17 9 (7.32%) RESTful
17 9 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.69%) User Experience
4 6 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.81%) Blog
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) Apple iOS
2 19 (15.45%) Android
3 15 (12.20%) Linux
4 11 (8.94%) Mac OS X
4 11 (8.94%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows
5 1 (0.81%) AIX
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (43.09%) TDD
3 31 (25.20%) SOA
4 25 (20.33%) MVC
5 21 (17.07%) Scrum
6 19 (15.45%) BDD
6 19 (15.45%) iOS Development
7 17 (13.82%) Android Development
7 17 (13.82%) OOP
8 14 (11.38%) Mobile Development
9 11 (8.94%) OO
9 11 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.13%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.32%) Open Source
12 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.50%) UML
12 8 (6.50%) Web Design
12 8 (6.50%) Pair Programming
13 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 94 (76.42%) Java
2 55 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.01%) C#
4 13 (10.57%) XQuery
5 10 (8.13%) SQL
5 10 (8.13%) Scala
6 9 (7.32%) Python
7 8 (6.50%) VB
7 8 (6.50%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.88%) Ruby
9 5 (4.07%) PHP
10 4 (3.25%) VBScript
10 4 (3.25%) FQL
10 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.63%) C++
11 2 (1.63%) PHP5
11 2 (1.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.81%) Perl
12 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Puppet
1 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.81%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Oracle
2 9 (7.32%) SAP
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (1.63%) Adobe
5 2 (1.63%) Perforce
5 2 (1.63%) Teradata
5 2 (1.63%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.63%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.63%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.81%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Zend
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £33.64 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago