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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 89 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing RESTful 60 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.66% 1.16% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 4.29% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 7 20
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
820 770 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.73% 27.17% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 429 332
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £22.20 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +13 28 £375 - 9
Manchester +2 27 £350 +6.06% 12
Lancashire - 3 £400 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (51.00%) TDD
1 51 (51.00%) HTML
2 46 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 45 (45.00%) Java
4 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (43.00%) CSS
5 43 (43.00%) Web Services
6 30 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 29 (29.00%) Spring
8 28 (28.00%) MVC
9 26 (26.00%) SQL
10 25 (25.00%) Degree
11 23 (23.00%) JSON
11 23 (23.00%) jQuery
11 23 (23.00%) HTML5
12 22 (22.00%) Git (software)
12 22 (22.00%) Ruby
13 21 (21.00%) XML
14 20 (20.00%) .NET
15 19 (19.00%) C#
15 19 (19.00%) Ruby on Rails
16 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
16 18 (18.00%) J2EE
16 18 (18.00%) JUnit
16 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET
17 17 (17.00%) Selenium
17 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (16.00%) Cucumber
18 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
18 16 (16.00%) SQL Server

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (15.00%) Apache
2 10 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.00%) Node.js
4 6 (6.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (6.00%) CMS
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.00%) Orchard CMS
6 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.00%) Drupal
7 2 (2.00%) nginx
7 2 (2.00%) Zope
8 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.00%) Railo
8 1 (1.00%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.00%) JBoss
8 1 (1.00%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Heroku
1 9 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (9.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) HTTP
2 8 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.00%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
3 9 (9.00%) Big Data
3 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.00%) RavenDB
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.00%) Informix
5 4 (4.00%) Couchbase
5 4 (4.00%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.00%) SimpleDB
6 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.00%) JUnit
3 17 (17.00%) Selenium
4 16 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 13 (13.00%) Maven
6 12 (12.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.00%) Ant
9 6 (6.00%) Hudson
9 6 (6.00%) Mockito
10 5 (5.00%) JIRA
10 5 (5.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.00%) Xcode
11 3 (3.00%) NUnit
11 3 (3.00%) Gradle
12 2 (2.00%) Subversion
12 2 (2.00%) Introscope
12 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.00%) Bower
12 2 (2.00%) Grunt
General
1 9 (9.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (86.00%) Developer
2 30 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.00%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (51.00%) HTML
2 43 (43.00%) CSS
2 43 (43.00%) Web Services
3 30 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 29 (29.00%) Spring
5 23 (23.00%) JSON
5 23 (23.00%) jQuery
5 23 (23.00%) HTML5
6 21 (21.00%) XML
7 20 (20.00%) .NET
8 19 (19.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 18 (18.00%) J2EE
9 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET
10 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (14.00%) LINQ
12 13 (13.00%) SOAP
13 10 (10.00%) REST
13 10 (10.00%) Ajax
14 9 (9.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.00%) Statistics
3 13 (13.00%) Open Source
4 10 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 8 (8.00%) Algorithms
6 7 (7.00%) Telematics
7 6 (6.00%) NHS
7 6 (6.00%) N-Tier
8 4 (4.00%) Online Banking
9 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
10 2 (2.00%) iPad
10 2 (2.00%) iPhone
11 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.00%) User Experience
11 1 (1.00%) W3C
11 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.00%) DTV
11 1 (1.00%) Tandem
11 1 (1.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Android
3 8 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.00%) UNIX
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.00%) Debian
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) TDD
2 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.00%) MVC
4 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.00%) Scrum
6 13 (13.00%) OO
7 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.00%) SOA
8 11 (11.00%) BDD
9 9 (9.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.00%) Android Development
11 7 (7.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Web Application Development
12 6 (6.00%) OOP
12 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.00%) iOS Development
13 5 (5.00%) ITIL
13 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (45.00%) Java
3 26 (26.00%) SQL
4 22 (22.00%) Ruby
5 19 (19.00%) C#
6 11 (11.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (10.00%) PHP
8 7 (7.00%) Groovy
9 6 (6.00%) Objective-C
10 5 (5.00%) Python
11 3 (3.00%) Perl
11 3 (3.00%) Scala
12 2 (2.00%) PHP5
13 1 (1.00%) C
13 1 (1.00%) C++
13 1 (1.00%) VB
13 1 (1.00%) XAML
13 1 (1.00%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.00%) R
13 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) IBM
4 2 (2.00%) Zend
4 2 (2.00%) Perforce
4 2 (2.00%) HP
4 2 (2.00%) Compuware
4 2 (2.00%) Adobe
4 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.00%) Symbian
5 1 (1.00%) Apple
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Atmel
5 1 (1.00%) hybris
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