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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 95 104 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Contract jobs citing RESTful 38 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.06% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.74% 3.69% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
802 841 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.86% 28.89% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 451 582
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
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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 +17 22 £374 +15.00% 11
Manchester -12 9 £425 +41.66% 19
Merseyside - 2 £326 - 2
Lancashire - - - -
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (73.85%) Java
2 40 (61.54%) Web Services
3 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
4 30 (46.15%) NoSQL
5 28 (43.08%) SQL
6 27 (41.54%) TDD
7 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (38.46%) JSON
8 25 (38.46%) C#
8 25 (38.46%) Linux
9 24 (36.92%) PHP
9 24 (36.92%) BDD
10 22 (33.85%) Python
11 21 (32.31%) C++
11 21 (32.31%) MVC
11 21 (32.31%) Ruby
12 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
12 20 (30.77%) Open Source
13 18 (27.69%) Scala
13 18 (27.69%) HTML
14 17 (26.15%) Spring
15 16 (24.62%) CSS
16 15 (23.08%) Maven
16 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
17 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
17 13 (20.00%) Adobe
18 12 (18.46%) Oracle
18 12 (18.46%) Marketing
18 12 (18.46%) DevOps

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (13.85%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.62%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.62%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.54%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Maven
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.23%) NetBeans
5 4 (6.15%) Ant
6 3 (4.62%) Gradle
6 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium
8 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.54%) XMLUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Mocha
8 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Xcode
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) HttpUnit
General
1 12 (18.46%) Marketing
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (76.92%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.08%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.54%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (1.54%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (1.54%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.54%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.54%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (61.54%) Web Services
2 25 (38.46%) JSON
3 18 (27.69%) HTML
4 17 (26.15%) Spring
5 16 (24.62%) CSS
6 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 11 (16.92%) OSGi
7 11 (16.92%) XML
8 10 (15.38%) SOAP
9 8 (12.31%) XHTML
9 8 (12.31%) JMS
9 8 (12.31%) Middleware
9 8 (12.31%) Ajax
10 6 (9.23%) Java SE
10 6 (9.23%) Java EE
10 6 (9.23%) XSLT
10 6 (9.23%) jQuery
10 6 (9.23%) JPA
10 6 (9.23%) HTML5
10 6 (9.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Fedora
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) TDD
2 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) BDD
4 21 (32.31%) MVC
5 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (18.46%) DevOps
8 9 (13.85%) OO
9 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.62%) ATDD
12 2 (3.08%) SOA
12 2 (3.08%) Web Design
12 2 (3.08%) Project Management
12 2 (3.08%) Web Development
12 2 (3.08%) Software Architecture
12 2 (3.08%) Website Architecture
13 1 (1.54%) Progressive Enhancement
13 1 (1.54%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) Java
2 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
3 28 (43.08%) SQL
4 25 (38.46%) C#
5 24 (36.92%) PHP
6 22 (33.85%) Python
7 21 (32.31%) C++
7 21 (32.31%) Ruby
8 18 (27.69%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Adobe
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
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