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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 111 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing RESTful 49 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.45% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 5.86% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
863 751 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.22% 24.79% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 444 429
Average daily rate £365 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 17
Average hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £34.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Cheshire -10 22 £500 +14.94% 15
Manchester +3 20 £446 +9.84% 15
Merseyside -12 3 £425 +30.26% 2
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 65 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.85%) TDD
3 56 (47.46%) Java
4 54 (45.76%) Web Services
5 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
6 37 (31.36%) JSON
7 33 (27.97%) HTML
8 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
9 30 (25.42%) CSS
9 30 (25.42%) Scrum
10 29 (24.58%) AngularJS
11 27 (22.88%) SQL
12 24 (20.34%) SOAP
12 24 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (19.49%) HTML5
13 23 (19.49%) J2EE
13 23 (19.49%) Spring
14 22 (18.64%) XML
15 21 (17.80%) .NET
15 21 (17.80%) MVC
15 21 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (16.10%) Degree
17 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
17 18 (15.25%) Pair Programming
17 18 (15.25%) OO
17 18 (15.25%) SDLC
18 17 (14.41%) NoSQL
18 17 (14.41%) MySQL
18 17 (14.41%) Apache
18 17 (14.41%) Ruby

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (14.41%) Apache
2 15 (12.71%) Node.js
3 9 (7.63%) Zope
4 7 (5.93%) JBoss
4 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.24%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.69%) Drupal
6 2 (1.69%) nginx
6 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.85%) Railo
7 1 (0.85%) Confluence
7 1 (0.85%) Mule
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.63%) Amazon S3
3 8 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.78%) Heroku
4 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.85%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) HTTP
1 8 (6.78%) Internet
2 4 (3.39%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.39%) Converged Networks
3 1 (0.85%) ATM
3 1 (0.85%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) MySQL
1 17 (14.41%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.17%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.32%) Big Data
4 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.08%) CouchDB
7 5 (4.24%) SimpleDB
7 5 (4.24%) Informix
7 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.39%) Redis
9 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.85%) SQLite
11 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.71%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.17%) Selenium
4 11 (9.32%) JUnit
5 9 (7.63%) Subversion
5 9 (7.63%) TeamCity
6 8 (6.78%) Maven
7 7 (5.93%) Mercurial
8 6 (5.08%) Hudson
9 5 (4.24%) Mockito
9 5 (4.24%) Grunt
9 5 (4.24%) Bower
10 4 (3.39%) Calabash
10 4 (3.39%) Mocha
10 4 (3.39%) Appium
10 4 (3.39%) Gradle
10 4 (3.39%) gulp
10 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.39%) Ant
General
1 11 (9.32%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (72.03%) Developer
2 33 (27.97%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.25%) Architect
4 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (7.63%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Perl Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.24%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.39%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.54%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.54%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.76%) Web Services
2 37 (31.36%) JSON
3 33 (27.97%) HTML
4 30 (25.42%) CSS
5 29 (24.58%) AngularJS
6 24 (20.34%) SOAP
7 23 (19.49%) J2EE
7 23 (19.49%) Spring
7 23 (19.49%) HTML5
8 22 (18.64%) XML
9 21 (17.80%) .NET
10 13 (11.02%) jQuery
11 12 (10.17%) Mason
11 12 (10.17%) Catalyst
12 10 (8.47%) REST
12 10 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (7.63%) Hibernate
13 9 (7.63%) Django
13 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
13 9 (7.63%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Statistics
1 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.39%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Telematics
4 4 (3.39%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.39%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.54%) Tandem
6 2 (1.69%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.69%) iPhone
6 2 (1.69%) iPad
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.78%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) UNIX
5 2 (1.69%) Windows
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.85%) TDD
3 30 (25.42%) Scrum
4 24 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (17.80%) MVC
6 18 (15.25%) Pair Programming
6 18 (15.25%) OO
6 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.25%) SDLC
7 14 (11.86%) Open Source
8 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.17%) OOP
9 10 (8.47%) SOA
9 10 (8.47%) BDD
9 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.63%) iOS Development
10 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.78%) Android Development
12 7 (5.93%) Software Delivery
12 7 (5.93%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) Java
2 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.88%) SQL
4 17 (14.41%) Ruby
5 13 (11.02%) PHP
5 13 (11.02%) Scala
6 12 (10.17%) Perl
7 11 (9.32%) Groovy
8 9 (7.63%) C#
9 7 (5.93%) Python
10 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.69%) XAML
12 2 (1.69%) PHP5
13 1 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (16.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle
2 5 (4.24%) IBM
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Apigee
4 3 (2.54%) Adobe
5 2 (1.69%) Sybase
5 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.69%) Zend
5 2 (1.69%) hybris
5 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.85%) Perforce
6 1 (0.85%) Compuware
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Apple
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