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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 121 95 105
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing RESTful 42 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 1.54% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 5.88% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - -
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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
1069 816 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.32% 26.11% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 478 454
Average daily rate £390 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +1 20 £475 +11.76% 21
Cheshire -24 16 £400 - 19
Merseyside -7 1 £300 -8.04% 3
RESTful
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (63.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (55.00%) TDD
2 55 (55.00%) Java
3 47 (47.00%) Web Services
4 39 (39.00%) JavaScript
5 36 (36.00%) Scrum
6 32 (32.00%) JSON
7 30 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 28 (28.00%) HTML
8 28 (28.00%) SOAP
9 26 (26.00%) CSS
9 26 (26.00%) Pair Programming
10 24 (24.00%) AngularJS
11 23 (23.00%) OO
12 22 (22.00%) .NET
13 20 (20.00%) HTML5
13 20 (20.00%) Open Source
14 18 (18.00%) XML
14 18 (18.00%) Scala
15 17 (17.00%) Node.js
15 17 (17.00%) OOP
15 17 (17.00%) J2EE
15 17 (17.00%) SQL
15 17 (17.00%) MVC
15 17 (17.00%) Spring
16 16 (16.00%) SOA
16 16 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (16.00%) Mentoring
17 15 (15.00%) Subversion

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (17.00%) Node.js
2 8 (8.00%) Apache
3 7 (7.00%) JBoss
3 7 (7.00%) Zope
4 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.00%) Drupal
6 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.00%) Railo
7 1 (1.00%) Mule
7 1 (1.00%) Confluence
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.00%) Heroku
4 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.00%) SaaS
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
2 6 (6.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.00%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.00%) MySQL
3 11 (11.00%) Big Data
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.00%) CouchDB
7 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.00%) Informix
7 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.00%) Redis
8 3 (3.00%) SimpleDB
9 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.00%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.00%) Subversion
3 13 (13.00%) Mercurial
4 11 (11.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.00%) JUnit
6 6 (6.00%) Selenium
6 6 (6.00%) Grunt
6 6 (6.00%) Bower
7 5 (5.00%) gulp
8 4 (4.00%) Appium
8 4 (4.00%) Calabash
8 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.00%) Mockito
8 4 (4.00%) Mocha
8 4 (4.00%) Maven
9 3 (3.00%) Ant
9 3 (3.00%) Gradle
10 2 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Games
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (70.00%) Developer
2 35 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (19.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (17.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (16.00%) Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Perl Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.00%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Chief Architect
10 3 (3.00%) Chief Technical Architect
10 3 (3.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.00%) Web Services
2 32 (32.00%) JSON
3 28 (28.00%) HTML
3 28 (28.00%) SOAP
4 26 (26.00%) CSS
5 24 (24.00%) AngularJS
6 22 (22.00%) .NET
7 20 (20.00%) HTML5
8 18 (18.00%) XML
9 17 (17.00%) J2EE
9 17 (17.00%) Spring
10 12 (12.00%) jQuery
11 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 9 (9.00%) Mason
12 9 (9.00%) Catalyst
13 8 (8.00%) Apache Camel
13 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (8.00%) REST
14 7 (7.00%) Memcached
14 7 (7.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.00%) Statistics
2 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.00%) Tandem
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.00%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Animation
6 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.00%) iPhone
6 1 (1.00%) Telematics
6 1 (1.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (4.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.00%) Windows
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (55.00%) TDD
3 36 (36.00%) Scrum
4 30 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (26.00%) Pair Programming
6 23 (23.00%) OO
7 20 (20.00%) Open Source
8 17 (17.00%) OOP
8 17 (17.00%) MVC
9 16 (16.00%) SOA
9 16 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 14 (14.00%) SDLC
11 13 (13.00%) Software Delivery
11 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.00%) BDD
13 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
13 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
15 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
15 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.00%) Java
2 39 (39.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.00%) Scala
4 17 (17.00%) SQL
5 14 (14.00%) Groovy
6 13 (13.00%) Ruby
7 10 (10.00%) C#
8 9 (9.00%) Perl
9 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 6 (6.00%) Python
10 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.00%) XAML
11 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) IBM
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) Apigee
3 2 (2.00%) Zend
3 2 (2.00%) hybris
3 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.00%) Sybase
3 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.00%) Perforce
4 1 (1.00%) Compuware
4 1 (1.00%) HP
4 1 (1.00%) Apple
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