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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 92 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing RESTful 53 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 1.27% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 5.81% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £318 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
781 671 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.52% 21.90% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 401 366
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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 2 July 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 2 July 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 0 26 £400 -14.89% 15
Manchester +1 18 £400 +23.07% 14
Lancashire +10 3 £390 -21.21% 1
Merseyside - 3 £425 - 3
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.31%) Java
3 55 (46.61%) Web Services
3 55 (46.61%) TDD
4 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
5 40 (33.90%) JSON
6 38 (32.20%) HTML
7 35 (29.66%) CSS
8 32 (27.12%) Spring
9 30 (25.42%) AngularJS
10 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
11 28 (23.73%) SQL
11 28 (23.73%) J2EE
12 23 (19.49%) XML
12 23 (19.49%) MVC
12 23 (19.49%) HTML5
13 22 (18.64%) SOAP
14 21 (17.80%) .NET
14 21 (17.80%) Degree
15 20 (16.95%) Cucumber
15 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (16.95%) Scrum
15 20 (16.95%) Ruby
16 19 (16.10%) Software Engineering
17 18 (15.25%) JUnit
17 18 (15.25%) MySQL
17 18 (15.25%) Apache
17 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
18 17 (14.41%) NoSQL
18 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (15.25%) Apache
2 13 (11.02%) Node.js
3 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.63%) Zope
5 6 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (5.08%) JBoss
6 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.54%) Drupal
7 2 (1.69%) nginx
7 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.85%) Railo
8 1 (0.85%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) Mule
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon S3
3 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (7.63%) 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 11 (9.32%) HTTP
2 10 (8.47%) Internet
3 4 (3.39%) Unified Communications
3 4 (3.39%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.69%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) MySQL
2 17 (14.41%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.17%) Big Data
4 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.32%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.93%) CouchDB
6 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.08%) Informix
7 5 (4.24%) SimpleDB
8 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.69%) Redis
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.69%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.95%) Cucumber
3 18 (15.25%) JUnit
4 15 (12.71%) Selenium
5 14 (11.86%) Maven
6 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.93%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.93%) Ant
8 6 (5.08%) Mockito
8 6 (5.08%) Hudson
9 5 (4.24%) Gradle
10 4 (3.39%) Grunt
10 4 (3.39%) Bower
10 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.39%) JIRA
10 4 (3.39%) Xcode
11 3 (2.54%) gulp
12 2 (1.69%) Appium
12 2 (1.69%) Calabash
12 2 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (73.73%) Developer
2 34 (28.81%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.25%) Architect
4 11 (9.32%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.47%) PHP Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Perl Developer
8 6 (5.08%) iOS Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.39%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.39%) Applications Architect
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Perl Software Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Chief Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.61%) Web Services
2 40 (33.90%) JSON
3 38 (32.20%) HTML
4 35 (29.66%) CSS
5 32 (27.12%) Spring
6 30 (25.42%) AngularJS
7 28 (23.73%) J2EE
8 23 (19.49%) XML
8 23 (19.49%) HTML5
9 22 (18.64%) SOAP
10 21 (17.80%) .NET
11 12 (10.17%) Mason
11 12 (10.17%) jQuery
11 12 (10.17%) Catalyst
12 11 (9.32%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (8.47%) REST
14 9 (7.63%) Memcached
14 9 (7.63%) Django
15 8 (6.78%) Hibernate
15 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Statistics
1 11 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.78%) Telematics
2 8 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.39%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.54%) iPad
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 3 (2.54%) iPhone
6 3 (2.54%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.54%) Tandem
7 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.08%) Android
3 6 (5.08%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (46.61%) TDD
3 23 (19.49%) MVC
4 20 (16.95%) Scrum
5 19 (16.10%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (14.41%) SDLC
8 12 (10.17%) BDD
8 12 (10.17%) OO
9 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.63%) Integration Testing
9 9 (7.63%) iOS Development
10 8 (6.78%) Open Source
10 8 (6.78%) OOP
11 7 (5.93%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.93%) DevOps
11 7 (5.93%) Web Application Development
12 6 (5.08%) Analytics
12 6 (5.08%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) Java
2 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.73%) SQL
4 20 (16.95%) Ruby
5 14 (11.86%) PHP
6 12 (10.17%) Perl
7 8 (6.78%) C#
7 8 (6.78%) Python
8 7 (5.93%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.93%) Groovy
9 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.54%) Scala
10 3 (2.54%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.69%) PHP5
11 2 (1.69%) XAML
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Docker
2 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) IBM
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Adobe
4 3 (2.54%) Zend
4 3 (2.54%) hybris
5 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.69%) Apigee
5 2 (1.69%) Sybase
5 2 (1.69%) Apple
5 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.85%) Perforce
6 1 (0.85%) Compuware
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
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