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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 92 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing RESTful 65 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 0.59% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 2.62% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £318 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £333 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £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 - -
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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
837 687 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 22.36% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 415 336
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.96 £20.30 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.55 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 +16 31 £400 - 12
Manchester +12 25 £388 +22.04% 17
Lancashire - 4 £345 - 2
Merseyside - 3 £375 - 1
RESTful
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (53.85%) TDD
2 62 (52.99%) Java
3 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (43.59%) Web Services
5 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
6 43 (36.75%) HTML
7 40 (34.19%) CSS
8 39 (33.33%) Spring
9 35 (29.91%) JSON
10 33 (28.21%) SQL
11 30 (25.64%) J2EE
12 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
12 29 (24.79%) AngularJS
13 25 (21.37%) MVC
14 23 (19.66%) Degree
15 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
15 22 (18.80%) Ruby
15 22 (18.80%) Cucumber
15 22 (18.80%) JUnit
16 21 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (17.09%) HTML5
17 20 (17.09%) XML
18 19 (16.24%) MySQL
18 19 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (16.24%) SDLC
19 18 (15.38%) Selenium
19 18 (15.38%) Apache
19 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
19 18 (15.38%) Scrum
20 17 (14.53%) Oracle

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (15.38%) Apache
2 13 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.55%) Node.js
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (6.84%) Zope
4 8 (6.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (5.13%) JBoss
6 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.56%) CMS
7 3 (2.56%) Drupal
8 2 (1.71%) nginx
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.71%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.85%) Railo
9 1 (0.85%) Confluence
9 1 (0.85%) Mule
9 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 9 (7.69%) Heroku
3 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) HTTP
2 11 (9.40%) Internet
3 4 (3.42%) Unified Communications
3 4 (3.42%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.71%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) MySQL
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.97%) NoSQL
4 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.26%) Big Data
6 8 (6.84%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.84%) Informix
6 8 (6.84%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.13%) CouchDB
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.42%) SimpleDB
9 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.56%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.71%) Redis
11 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.80%) JUnit
2 22 (18.80%) Cucumber
3 18 (15.38%) Selenium
4 16 (13.68%) Maven
5 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.84%) Mockito
6 8 (6.84%) Ant
7 7 (5.98%) JIRA
7 7 (5.98%) Hudson
8 6 (5.13%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.27%) Gradle
9 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.42%) Xcode
11 3 (2.56%) Subversion
11 3 (2.56%) Introscope
11 3 (2.56%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.71%) Bower
12 2 (1.71%) Appium
12 2 (1.71%) Calabash
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (80.34%) Developer
2 39 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.26%) Architect
4 10 (8.55%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Perl Developer
8 6 (5.13%) iOS Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Chief Architect
11 3 (2.56%) Applications Architect
11 3 (2.56%) Scala Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Perl Software Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (43.59%) Web Services
2 43 (36.75%) HTML
3 40 (34.19%) CSS
4 39 (33.33%) Spring
5 35 (29.91%) JSON
6 30 (25.64%) J2EE
7 29 (24.79%) AngularJS
8 20 (17.09%) HTML5
8 20 (17.09%) XML
9 15 (12.82%) SOAP
9 15 (12.82%) jQuery
10 14 (11.97%) .NET
11 13 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (9.40%) Mason
12 11 (9.40%) Catalyst
13 10 (8.55%) Apache Camel
13 10 (8.55%) REST
13 10 (8.55%) Hibernate
14 9 (7.69%) Servlets
14 9 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.40%) Statistics
3 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.84%) Telematics
5 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.27%) Online Banking
7 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.56%) Video on Demand
8 3 (2.56%) iPad
8 3 (2.56%) iPhone
8 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.56%) NHS
8 3 (2.56%) Tandem
9 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.85%) W3C
10 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.85%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.82%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.13%) Android
3 6 (5.13%) UNIX
4 2 (1.71%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) TDD
2 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.37%) MVC
4 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
5 21 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (16.24%) SDLC
7 18 (15.38%) Scrum
7 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 15 (12.82%) Open Source
9 14 (11.97%) BDD
10 11 (9.40%) OO
11 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 9 (7.69%) iOS Development
11 9 (7.69%) Web Application Development
12 8 (6.84%) OOP
13 7 (5.98%) SOA
13 7 (5.98%) System Integration Testing
14 6 (5.13%) Android Development
14 6 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.99%) Java
2 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
3 33 (28.21%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) Ruby
5 15 (12.82%) PHP
6 11 (9.40%) Perl
7 10 (8.55%) C#
8 8 (6.84%) Python
8 8 (6.84%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.98%) Groovy
9 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.42%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.56%) Scala
12 2 (1.71%) PHP5
13 1 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.85%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.85%) XAML
13 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle
2 8 (6.84%) IBM
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.56%) Compuware
4 3 (2.56%) HP
4 3 (2.56%) Perforce
4 3 (2.56%) Zend
4 3 (2.56%) hybris
5 2 (1.71%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.71%) Apple
5 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase
6 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.85%) Apigee
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