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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 92 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 55 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.38% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 4.90% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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
824 775 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.97% 28.08% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 429 349
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £48.70 £29.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Manchester +1 27 £350 -6.66% 25
Cheshire 0 21 £369 - 8
Lancashire - 5 £475 - 2
Merseyside - - - - 2
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 46 (50.00%) HTML
2 44 (47.83%) Java
2 44 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.83%) TDD
3 43 (46.74%) JavaScript
4 37 (40.22%) Web Services
5 36 (39.13%) CSS
6 28 (30.43%) MVC
6 28 (30.43%) Spring
7 23 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 22 (23.91%) SQL
9 21 (22.83%) XML
9 21 (22.83%) HTML5
9 21 (22.83%) jQuery
10 20 (21.74%) Ruby
10 20 (21.74%) .NET
11 19 (20.65%) C#
11 19 (20.65%) Degree
11 19 (20.65%) JSON
11 19 (20.65%) Git (software)
12 18 (19.57%) J2EE
12 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET
13 17 (18.48%) JUnit
13 17 (18.48%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
16 14 (15.22%) SOAP
16 14 (15.22%) Apache
16 14 (15.22%) Computer Science

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (15.22%) Apache
2 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.52%) CMS
4 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.43%) Node.js
4 5 (5.43%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (5.43%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.26%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.17%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) Zope
6 2 (2.17%) nginx
6 2 (2.17%) Liferay
7 1 (1.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon S3
2 7 (7.61%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (7.61%) Heroku
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) iBeacon
3 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (11.96%) Big Data
3 10 (10.87%) MySQL
4 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.52%) RavenDB
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.35%) Couchbase
6 4 (4.35%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.26%) Informix
7 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.17%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.48%) JUnit
3 13 (14.13%) Selenium
3 13 (14.13%) Maven
3 13 (14.13%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
5 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.61%) Ant
7 5 (5.43%) JIRA
7 5 (5.43%) Hudson
8 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.26%) NUnit
9 3 (3.26%) Mockito
9 3 (3.26%) Gradle
10 2 (2.17%) Introscope
10 2 (2.17%) Xcode
11 1 (1.09%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.09%) Subversion
11 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (8.70%) Banking
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (83.70%) Developer
2 29 (31.52%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.13%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.61%) PHP Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) HTML
2 37 (40.22%) Web Services
3 36 (39.13%) CSS
4 28 (30.43%) Spring
5 23 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 21 (22.83%) jQuery
6 21 (22.83%) HTML5
6 21 (22.83%) XML
7 20 (21.74%) .NET
8 19 (20.65%) JSON
9 18 (19.57%) J2EE
9 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET
10 17 (18.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (15.22%) SOAP
13 13 (14.13%) LINQ
14 12 (13.04%) Java EE
15 10 (10.87%) REST
16 9 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (9.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.04%) Statistics
3 11 (11.96%) Open Source
4 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
5 8 (8.70%) Algorithms
6 7 (7.61%) Telematics
6 7 (7.61%) N-Tier
7 6 (6.52%) NHS
8 3 (3.26%) Online Banking
9 2 (2.17%) iPhone
9 2 (2.17%) Web 2.0
9 2 (2.17%) iPad
9 2 (2.17%) User Experience
10 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.09%) Arduino
10 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.09%) Linked Data
10 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Linux
1 9 (9.78%) Android
2 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.09%) Debian
5 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (47.83%) TDD
2 28 (30.43%) MVC
3 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (14.13%) Scrum
4 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
4 13 (14.13%) SOA
5 12 (13.04%) OO
6 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.87%) BDD
8 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Android Development
10 6 (6.52%) ATDD
10 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.43%) iOS Development
11 5 (5.43%) ITIL
11 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.43%) Workflow
12 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) Java
2 43 (46.74%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.91%) SQL
4 20 (21.74%) Ruby
5 19 (20.65%) C#
6 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.70%) PHP
8 7 (7.61%) Groovy
9 5 (5.43%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.26%) Python
10 3 (3.26%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) PHP5
12 1 (1.09%) XAML
12 1 (1.09%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.09%) Scala
12 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.09%) R
12 1 (1.09%) C++
12 1 (1.09%) C
12 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 4 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.17%) Adobe
3 2 (2.17%) Compuware
3 2 (2.17%) HP
3 2 (2.17%) Perforce
4 1 (1.09%) Zend
4 1 (1.09%) Atmel
4 1 (1.09%) hybris
4 1 (1.09%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Symbian
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