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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 89 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing RESTful 69 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.28% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.36% 5.96% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 28
Median daily rate £465 £409 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £343 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £695 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
RESTful
England

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
938 822 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.64% 21.47% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 532 432
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 9
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the North West region.

RESTful Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 39 £400 -0.12% 38
Cheshire 0 22 £475 -20.83% 7
Lancashire -9 1 - - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 98 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (67.97%) Java
3 72 (56.25%) Web Services
4 59 (46.09%) TDD
5 50 (39.06%) XML
6 49 (38.28%) Spring
7 48 (37.50%) Scrum
8 47 (36.72%) JavaScript
9 45 (35.16%) JSON
10 42 (32.81%) HTML
11 41 (32.03%) SOAP
12 40 (31.25%) Git (software)
13 38 (29.69%) CSS
14 35 (27.34%) BDD
15 34 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (22.66%) HTML5
17 28 (21.88%) SQL
17 28 (21.88%) SOA
17 28 (21.88%) Microservices
18 27 (21.09%) OO
19 26 (20.31%) JIRA
20 25 (19.53%) Groovy
20 25 (19.53%) Scala
21 24 (18.75%) Open Source
21 24 (18.75%) Finance
21 24 (18.75%) Pair Programming
22 23 (17.97%) Hibernate
22 23 (17.97%) J2EE
23 22 (17.19%) CSS3
24 21 (16.41%) GitHub

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.69%) Confluence
1 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.34%) Jetty
3 3 (2.34%) Mule
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Drupal
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.41%) GitHub
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.56%) Google Play
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) AMQP
2 2 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.59%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.47%) MySQL
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.56%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.56%) Redis
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.31%) JIRA
3 20 (15.63%) Mercurial
4 16 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 14 (10.94%) Maven
6 11 (8.59%) Gradle
6 11 (8.59%) Selenium
7 10 (7.81%) Mocha
8 8 (6.25%) JUnit
9 5 (3.91%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.13%) Mockito
10 4 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (2.34%) JMeter
12 2 (1.56%) Ant
12 2 (1.56%) Subversion
12 2 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.56%) Xcode
13 1 (0.78%) MSTest
13 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.34%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (85.16%) Developer
2 65 (50.78%) Java Developer
3 33 (25.78%) Senior Developer
4 31 (24.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (16.41%) Scala Developer
6 19 (14.84%) Java Scala Developer
7 17 (13.28%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 17 (13.28%) Senior Scala Developer
8 13 (10.16%) Node.js Developer
9 12 (9.38%) Applications Developer
10 10 (7.81%) Java Applications Developer
10 10 (7.81%) Senior Applications Developer
10 10 (7.81%) Senior Java Applications Developer
11 8 (6.25%) Agile Developer
12 7 (5.47%) Architect
13 6 (4.69%) SQL Developer
14 5 (3.91%) Android Developer
14 5 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 5 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
14 5 (3.91%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (56.25%) Web Services
2 50 (39.06%) XML
3 49 (38.28%) Spring
4 45 (35.16%) JSON
5 42 (32.81%) HTML
6 41 (32.03%) SOAP
7 38 (29.69%) CSS
8 29 (22.66%) HTML5
9 23 (17.97%) Hibernate
9 23 (17.97%) J2EE
10 22 (17.19%) CSS3
11 18 (14.06%) Node.js
11 18 (14.06%) REST
12 17 (13.28%) JDBC
13 15 (11.72%) .NET
14 14 (10.94%) WSDL
15 13 (10.16%) JAXB
15 13 (10.16%) JAX-WS
16 11 (8.59%) Express
16 11 (8.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.56%) iPad
4 2 (1.56%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.78%) Social Network
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Linux
2 11 (8.59%) Android
3 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (46.09%) TDD
3 48 (37.50%) Scrum
4 35 (27.34%) BDD
5 34 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (21.88%) Microservices
6 28 (21.88%) SOA
7 27 (21.09%) OO
8 24 (18.75%) Open Source
8 24 (18.75%) Pair Programming
9 21 (16.41%) SDLC
9 21 (16.41%) Software Engineering
10 20 (15.63%) MVC
10 20 (15.63%) OOP
11 19 (14.84%) Software Delivery
12 17 (13.28%) Kanban
13 15 (11.72%) Integration Testing
14 14 (10.94%) AOP
14 14 (10.94%) Web Development
15 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (67.97%) Java
2 47 (36.72%) JavaScript
3 28 (21.88%) SQL
4 25 (19.53%) Groovy
4 25 (19.53%) Scala
5 17 (13.28%) Clojure
6 13 (10.16%) C#
7 10 (7.81%) PHP
8 8 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.69%) Python
10 4 (3.13%) C
10 4 (3.13%) Ruby
11 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.56%) C++
12 2 (1.56%) Go
12 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.78%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.91%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) Degree
3 2 (1.56%) PhD
4 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (13.28%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (9.38%) Docker
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Ansible
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.69%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.56%) Google
4 2 (1.56%) IBM
4 2 (1.56%) Software AG
4 2 (1.56%) Talend
5 1 (0.78%) Facebook
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
5 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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