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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 112 95 135
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Contract jobs citing RESTful 25 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 1.25% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 4.18% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 5
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£425 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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
792 886 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.91% 29.95% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 481 576
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 30
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.28 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -19 11 £425 +41.66% 18
Cheshire +7 10 £375 -9.09% 4
Merseyside - 2 £326 - 5
Lancashire - - - -
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (79.37%) Java
2 36 (57.14%) Web Services
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
4 29 (46.03%) NoSQL
5 26 (41.27%) TDD
5 26 (41.27%) JSON
6 25 (39.68%) Linux
7 24 (38.10%) PHP
7 24 (38.10%) C#
8 23 (36.51%) BDD
9 22 (34.92%) SQL
9 22 (34.92%) Python
9 22 (34.92%) MVC
10 21 (33.33%) C++
10 21 (33.33%) Ruby
11 20 (31.75%) Unit Testing
11 20 (31.75%) Open Source
12 19 (30.16%) Mentoring
13 18 (28.57%) Scala
13 18 (28.57%) Spring
14 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
15 16 (25.40%) HTML
16 15 (23.81%) Maven
17 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (20.63%) CSS
18 13 (20.63%) Adobe
18 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
19 12 (19.05%) DevOps
19 12 (19.05%) Marketing

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) Liferay
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) FTP
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
5 3 (4.76%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Maven
2 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.52%) NetBeans
5 4 (6.35%) Ant
6 3 (4.76%) JUnit
6 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.76%) Gradle
7 1 (1.59%) Xcode
7 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (1.59%) HttpUnit
7 1 (1.59%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) XMLUnit
7 1 (1.59%) Mocha
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (19.05%) Marketing
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (73.02%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.17%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.59%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.59%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) Web Services
2 26 (41.27%) JSON
3 18 (28.57%) Spring
4 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
5 16 (25.40%) HTML
6 13 (20.63%) CSS
7 11 (17.46%) OSGi
8 10 (15.87%) XML
8 10 (15.87%) JMS
9 9 (14.29%) SOAP
9 9 (14.29%) Java EE
9 9 (14.29%) JAX-RS
10 8 (12.70%) JPA
10 8 (12.70%) Middleware
11 7 (11.11%) J2EE
11 7 (11.11%) Spring MVC
11 7 (11.11%) HTML5
12 6 (9.52%) Java SE
12 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
13 5 (7.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Open Source
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) TDD
3 23 (36.51%) BDD
4 22 (34.92%) MVC
5 20 (31.75%) Unit Testing
6 19 (30.16%) Mentoring
7 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (19.05%) DevOps
9 9 (14.29%) OO
10 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.35%) SOA
11 4 (6.35%) Scrum
12 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.76%) ATDD
13 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
13 2 (3.17%) Website Architecture
13 2 (3.17%) Web Design
13 2 (3.17%) Web Development
13 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
13 2 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) Java
2 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.10%) PHP
3 24 (38.10%) C#
4 22 (34.92%) SQL
4 22 (34.92%) Python
5 21 (33.33%) C++
5 21 (33.33%) Ruby
6 18 (28.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Adobe
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) JBoss
5 2 (3.17%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
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