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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 89 132
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +43
Contract jobs citing REST 35 44 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 1.56% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 5.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 2
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£375 £395 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +42.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £31.27
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +43.90%
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
800 814 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.66% 28.94% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 433 528
Average daily rate £328 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Manchester +6 19 £375 -16.66% 19
Cheshire -14 12 £350 -11.39% 13
Lancashire -17 4 £500 +56.25% 4
Merseyside - - - - 5
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 36 (67.92%) HTML
2 32 (60.38%) JavaScript
3 25 (47.17%) Java
4 23 (43.40%) CSS
4 23 (43.40%) MVC
5 22 (41.51%) .NET
6 21 (39.62%) Web Services
6 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
6 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (37.74%) C#
8 19 (35.85%) HTML5
9 18 (33.96%) TDD
10 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (28.30%) SQL
11 15 (28.30%) XML
12 14 (26.42%) JSON
12 14 (26.42%) WCF
13 13 (24.53%) jQuery
14 12 (22.64%) Spring
14 12 (22.64%) SOAP
15 11 (20.75%) MySQL
15 11 (20.75%) SOA
15 11 (20.75%) Ajax
16 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
16 10 (18.87%) J2EE
17 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
17 9 (16.98%) Linux
17 9 (16.98%) XSLT
17 9 (16.98%) OO
17 9 (16.98%) Web Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) JBoss
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.66%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) Liferay
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.89%) Mule
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Redis
4 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) JUnit
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.89%) Xcode
6 1 (1.89%) NUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) MSTest
6 1 (1.89%) Mockito
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
6 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Digital Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Scala Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) Senior Technical Architect
11 1 (1.89%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) HTML
2 23 (43.40%) CSS
3 22 (41.51%) .NET
4 21 (39.62%) Web Services
4 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
5 19 (35.85%) HTML5
6 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (28.30%) XML
8 14 (26.42%) JSON
8 14 (26.42%) WCF
9 13 (24.53%) jQuery
10 12 (22.64%) SOAP
10 12 (22.64%) Spring
11 11 (20.75%) Ajax
12 10 (18.87%) J2EE
13 9 (16.98%) XSLT
13 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
14 8 (15.09%) Play Framework
15 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
16 6 (11.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) MVC
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.96%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) SOA
5 9 (16.98%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) Web Development
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) BDD
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.55%) Kanban
9 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.66%) Web Design
10 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.66%) OO PHP
11 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.77%) MVVM
11 2 (3.77%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) JavaScript
2 25 (47.17%) Java
3 20 (37.74%) C#
4 15 (28.30%) SQL
5 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 6 (11.32%) Scala
7 5 (9.43%) XPath
8 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 4 (7.55%) Python
9 3 (5.66%) PHP5
9 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) FatWire
2 1 (1.89%) Endeca
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