The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 92 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing RESTful 40 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 1.42% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.01% 5.11% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
799 743 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.41% 27.84% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 419 460
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

RESTful
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 RESTful within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +16 21 £350 - 6
Manchester -10 13 £344 -1.78% 18
Lancashire -15 4 £500 +56.25% 3
Merseyside - - - - 5
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 41 (56.16%) HTML
2 40 (54.79%) Java
3 38 (52.05%) JavaScript
4 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (45.21%) TDD
6 32 (43.84%) CSS
7 31 (42.47%) Web Services
8 28 (38.36%) Spring
9 26 (35.62%) MVC
10 21 (28.77%) .NET
11 20 (27.40%) XML
12 19 (26.03%) C#
12 19 (26.03%) jQuery
13 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
14 16 (21.92%) Ruby
14 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (21.92%) HTML5
14 16 (21.92%) AngularJS
15 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (20.55%) J2EE
15 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
15 15 (20.55%) SOA
16 14 (19.18%) JUnit
16 14 (19.18%) SQL
17 13 (17.81%) Oracle
17 13 (17.81%) LINQ
17 13 (17.81%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (17.81%) Degree
18 12 (16.44%) JSON
18 12 (16.44%) Java EE

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.22%) CMS
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.85%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.48%) Node.js
4 4 (5.48%) JBoss
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (4.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.74%) Liferay
6 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.48%) Heroku
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.96%) Big Data
4 6 (8.22%) RavenDB
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.22%) MySQL
4 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.48%) Couchbase
6 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.11%) Informix
6 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.74%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) JUnit
2 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.70%) Cucumber
4 9 (12.33%) Selenium
4 9 (12.33%) Maven
5 6 (8.22%) Ant
6 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.48%) JIRA
7 4 (5.48%) NetBeans
8 3 (4.11%) NUnit
8 3 (4.11%) Mockito
9 2 (2.74%) Gradle
9 2 (2.74%) Introscope
10 1 (1.37%) Bower
10 1 (1.37%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.37%) Subversion
10 1 (1.37%) HttpUnit
10 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Developer
2 27 (36.99%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Senior Developer
3 13 (17.81%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) HTML
2 32 (43.84%) CSS
3 31 (42.47%) Web Services
4 28 (38.36%) Spring
5 21 (28.77%) .NET
6 20 (27.40%) XML
7 19 (26.03%) jQuery
8 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
9 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (21.92%) HTML5
9 16 (21.92%) AngularJS
10 15 (20.55%) J2EE
11 13 (17.81%) LINQ
11 13 (17.81%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (16.44%) JSON
12 12 (16.44%) Java EE
12 12 (16.44%) SOAP
13 10 (13.70%) JAX-RS
13 10 (13.70%) Spring MVC
14 9 (12.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
1 11 (15.07%) Open Source
2 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.96%) Statistics
4 7 (9.59%) N-Tier
5 6 (8.22%) NHS
6 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.48%) Telematics
8 3 (4.11%) User Experience
8 3 (4.11%) Online Banking
9 2 (2.74%) Web 2.0
10 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.37%) DTV
10 1 (1.37%) W3C
10 1 (1.37%) Semantic Web
10 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.37%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Android
2 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.37%) Debian
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.21%) TDD
3 26 (35.62%) MVC
4 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (20.55%) SOA
5 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.44%) Scrum
5 12 (16.44%) OO
6 9 (12.33%) BDD
7 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.22%) ATDD
8 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.85%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.85%) Workflow
9 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Android Development
10 4 (5.48%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) Java
2 38 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.03%) C#
4 16 (21.92%) Ruby
5 14 (19.18%) SQL
6 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.48%) Groovy
7 4 (5.48%) Python
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.74%) C
10 1 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) XAML
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.74%) Compuware
4 2 (2.74%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) Perforce
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) Symbian
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Atmel
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) hybris
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