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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / North West
Rank 72 65 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing REST 64 94 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.43% 2.48% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 9.04% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 62 22
Median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +26.36%

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
830 1040 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.55% 27.48% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 683 537
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 36 £350 -17.64% 35
Cheshire +39 20 £445 +14.83% 6
Merseyside 0 4 £360 +33.33% 1
Lancashire -3 4 £400 -7.51% 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 90 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (56.64%) Java
3 73 (51.05%) Web Services
4 68 (47.55%) SQL
5 66 (46.15%) TDD
6 58 (40.56%) JavaScript
7 53 (37.06%) Software Engineering
7 53 (37.06%) Git (software)
8 51 (35.66%) Scrum
9 49 (34.27%) SOAP
10 44 (30.77%) BDD
11 42 (29.37%) NoSQL
12 39 (27.27%) Spring
13 38 (26.57%) HTML
13 38 (26.57%) OO
14 33 (23.08%) Linux
14 33 (23.08%) JUnit
15 31 (21.68%) XML
16 28 (19.58%) Node.js
17 27 (18.88%) HTTP
17 27 (18.88%) JSON
17 27 (18.88%) RESTful
18 26 (18.18%) MySQL
18 26 (18.18%) Oracle
19 25 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (16.78%) MongoDB
21 23 (16.08%) MVC
21 23 (16.08%) CSS
21 23 (16.08%) Hibernate
22 22 (15.38%) SQL Server

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 10 (6.99%) Confluence
2 8 (5.59%) Apache
2 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.50%) GlassFish
4 5 (3.50%) JBoss
5 4 (2.80%) CMS
5 4 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.80%) SAS
6 3 (2.10%) Kentico
6 3 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.40%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.99%) Slack
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.20%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.40%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) NFC
2 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.70%) DHCP
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.70%) IMAP
3 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) MRTG
3 1 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.37%) NoSQL
2 26 (18.18%) MySQL
3 24 (16.78%) MongoDB
4 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 16 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.50%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.80%) DB2
10 4 (2.80%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.10%) Big Data
11 3 (2.10%) CouchDB
11 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.10%) Hazelcast
11 3 (2.10%) Riak
12 2 (1.40%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 53 (37.06%) Git (software)
2 33 (23.08%) JUnit
3 21 (14.69%) JIRA
4 15 (10.49%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.99%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.29%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.90%) IntelliJ
7 7 (4.90%) NUnit
8 6 (4.20%) Maven
8 6 (4.20%) Subversion
9 5 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.50%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.50%) Hudson
10 4 (2.80%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.80%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.10%) Gradle
11 3 (2.10%) Mockito
11 3 (2.10%) Selenium
11 3 (2.10%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (12.59%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Games
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (71.33%) Developer
2 46 (32.17%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.89%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Android Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Architect
8 7 (4.90%) Scala Software Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (3.50%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Digital Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Lead Software Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Angular Developer
10 4 (2.80%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (2.80%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (51.05%) Web Services
2 49 (34.27%) SOAP
3 39 (27.27%) Spring
4 38 (26.57%) HTML
5 31 (21.68%) XML
6 28 (19.58%) Node.js
7 27 (18.88%) JSON
7 27 (18.88%) RESTful
8 23 (16.08%) CSS
8 23 (16.08%) Hibernate
9 22 (15.38%) .NET
9 22 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 20 (13.99%) J2EE
11 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (11.19%) HTML5
12 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET
12 15 (10.49%) JPA
13 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (9.79%) Java EE
13 14 (9.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.69%) User Experience
3 8 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.40%) Wiki
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) DataPower
7 1 (0.70%) Derivative
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.70%) New Media
7 1 (0.70%) RIA
7 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.08%) Linux
2 13 (9.09%) Android
3 8 (5.59%) Windows
4 7 (4.90%) Unix
5 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.40%) CentOS
7 2 (1.40%) Debian
7 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) OS/2
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (46.15%) TDD
3 53 (37.06%) Software Engineering
4 51 (35.66%) Scrum
5 44 (30.77%) BDD
6 38 (26.57%) OO
7 23 (16.08%) MVC
8 21 (14.69%) High Availability
9 20 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (12.59%) Microservices
10 18 (12.59%) Open Source
11 17 (11.89%) Unit Testing
12 14 (9.79%) OOP
13 13 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 13 (9.09%) OOD
13 13 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (8.39%) E-Commerce
14 12 (8.39%) Web Development
15 11 (7.69%) Kanban
16 10 (6.99%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 81 (56.64%) Java
2 68 (47.55%) SQL
3 58 (40.56%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.38%) C#
5 20 (13.99%) Scala
6 12 (8.39%) Python
7 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.20%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.50%) Groovy
8 5 (3.50%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.50%) Ruby
9 4 (2.80%) Perl
10 3 (2.10%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.10%) PHP
11 2 (1.40%) C++
11 2 (1.40%) ES6
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.99%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.40%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Dovecot
2 1 (0.70%) iptables
2 1 (0.70%) KVM
2 1 (0.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.70%) Squid
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Puppet
2 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.70%) Cacti
3 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.70%) Nagios
3 1 (0.70%) OpenNebula
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.80%) hybris
4 4 (2.80%) Perforce
4 4 (2.80%) Twitter
5 3 (2.10%) Apigee
5 3 (2.10%) Google
5 3 (2.10%) IBM
5 3 (2.10%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.10%) Tableau
6 2 (1.40%) Apple
6 2 (1.40%) Software AG
6 2 (1.40%) VMware
6 2 (1.40%) webMethods
7 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.70%) Informatica
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Sybase
7 1 (0.70%) Yahoo!
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