The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 103 95 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +37
Contract jobs citing RESTful 33 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.04% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 3.99% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 4
Average daily rate £310 £323 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £313 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 16 £310 -4.61% 7
Cheshire -6 14 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (68.18%) HTML
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
5 35 (53.03%) CSS
6 34 (51.52%) Java
7 33 (50.00%) .NET
7 33 (50.00%) Web Services
7 33 (50.00%) Scrum
8 30 (45.45%) TDD
9 29 (43.94%) SOAP
9 29 (43.94%) HTML5
10 24 (36.36%) jQuery
11 22 (33.33%) Spring
11 22 (33.33%) CSS3
12 21 (31.82%) JSON
13 19 (28.79%) XML
14 18 (27.27%) C#
14 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
15 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
16 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
16 15 (22.73%) MVC
17 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
17 14 (21.21%) Pair Programming
18 13 (19.70%) Requirements Management
18 13 (19.70%) Dependency Injection
19 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
20 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
21 10 (15.15%) CMS
22 9 (13.64%) Ruby

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (15.15%) CMS
2 6 (9.09%) Jadu
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
4 4 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Liferay
5 2 (3.03%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Mingle
3 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) MySQL
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) RavenDB
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Selenium
1 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 6 (9.09%) Ant
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 4 (6.06%) HttpUnit
4 4 (6.06%) XMLUnit
4 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.55%) Mocha
5 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.03%) NetBeans
6 2 (3.03%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.03%) QUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.52%) Gradle
7 1 (1.52%) Calabash
7 1 (1.52%) Grunt
General
1 4 (6.06%) Retail
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (81.82%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Web Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Test Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (68.18%) HTML
2 35 (53.03%) CSS
3 33 (50.00%) .NET
3 33 (50.00%) Web Services
4 29 (43.94%) SOAP
4 29 (43.94%) HTML5
5 24 (36.36%) jQuery
6 22 (33.33%) Spring
6 22 (33.33%) CSS3
7 21 (31.82%) JSON
8 19 (28.79%) XML
9 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.12%) XHTML
10 8 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.61%) XSL
12 6 (9.09%) J2EE
12 6 (9.09%) Spring MVC
12 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Open Source
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) New Media
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Fedora
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.00%) Scrum
3 30 (45.45%) TDD
4 15 (22.73%) MVC
5 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 14 (21.21%) Pair Programming
6 13 (19.70%) Requirements Management
6 13 (19.70%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.61%) Kanban
9 7 (10.61%) Web Development
10 6 (9.09%) BDD
11 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (4.55%) Refactoring
12 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) SQL
2 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 34 (51.52%) Java
4 18 (27.27%) C#
5 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.64%) Ruby
7 8 (12.12%) PHP
8 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Twitter
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Vertica
5 1 (1.52%) hybris
5 1 (1.52%) Zend
5 1 (1.52%) ATG
5 1 (1.52%) Mercator
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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