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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 101 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing RESTful 38 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 1.17% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 4.15% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 14
Average daily rate
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£336 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £304 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
RESTful
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
804 796 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.04% 28.11% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 446 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.00 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 -5 17 £325 -7.14% 13
Cheshire +7 15 £363 +7.40% 4
Lancashire -22 2 £475 +48.43%
Merseyside - - - -
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 35 (54.69%) HTML
3 31 (48.44%) Java
4 30 (46.88%) Web Services
4 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (40.63%) TDD
5 26 (40.63%) CSS
6 25 (39.06%) MVC
7 23 (35.94%) C#
8 21 (32.81%) .NET
9 20 (31.25%) jQuery
10 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 18 (28.13%) XML
11 17 (26.56%) Ruby
11 17 (26.56%) Spring
12 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (25.00%) HTML5
13 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
14 14 (21.88%) SOA
15 13 (20.31%) OO
15 13 (20.31%) SQL
15 13 (20.31%) LINQ
15 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
17 11 (17.19%) Scrum
17 11 (17.19%) Degree
17 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (17.19%) Open Source

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 6 (9.38%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.81%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.25%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) Node.js
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) Liferay
6 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.69%) Heroku
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.38%) RavenDB
4 6 (9.38%) MySQL
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.25%) Big Data
6 3 (4.69%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.56%) Redis
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.56%) Informix
8 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.94%) JUnit
4 6 (9.38%) Selenium
5 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.25%) Ant
6 4 (6.25%) NetBeans
6 4 (6.25%) Maven
6 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.69%) JIRA
7 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.69%) NUnit
8 1 (1.56%) Subversion
8 1 (1.56%) Introscope
8 1 (1.56%) Xcode
8 1 (1.56%) Hudson
8 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.56%) QUnit
8 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.56%) Gradle
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.31%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Applications Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) HTML
2 30 (46.88%) Web Services
3 26 (40.63%) CSS
4 21 (32.81%) .NET
5 20 (31.25%) jQuery
6 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
6 18 (28.13%) XML
7 17 (26.56%) Spring
8 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (25.00%) HTML5
9 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
10 13 (20.31%) LINQ
11 12 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (15.63%) SOAP
12 10 (15.63%) J2EE
13 9 (14.06%) Ajax
13 9 (14.06%) JSON
13 9 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (12.50%) JAX-RS
14 8 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Open Source
2 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.06%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.94%) Statistics
5 6 (9.38%) N-Tier
5 6 (9.38%) NHS
6 3 (4.69%) User Experience
7 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.56%) Arduino
8 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.56%) Linked Data
8 1 (1.56%) W3C
8 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.56%) DTV
8 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Android
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 3 (4.69%) Windows
5 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.56%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) TDD
3 25 (39.06%) MVC
4 14 (21.88%) SOA
5 13 (20.31%) OO
5 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.19%) Scrum
7 10 (15.63%) BDD
8 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.81%) ATDD
10 5 (7.81%) Workflow
10 5 (7.81%) ITIL
10 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.81%) Android Development
11 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.25%) Refactoring
12 3 (4.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 31 (48.44%) Java
3 23 (35.94%) C#
4 17 (26.56%) Ruby
5 13 (20.31%) SQL
6 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.94%) PHP
8 6 (9.38%) Python
9 4 (6.25%) C++
10 3 (4.69%) Scala
11 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.13%) C
12 1 (1.56%) VB
12 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.56%) XAML
12 1 (1.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Compuware
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Perforce
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.56%) Atmel
5 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Symbian
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago