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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 92 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 64 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 3.55% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 7 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £335 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.00
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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
883 760 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.75% 24.49% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 440 333
Average daily rate £363 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.57 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £21.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £155.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 32 £350 +10.23% 16
Cheshire +6 26 £400 - 17
Merseyside -15 2 £325 - 3
Lancashire - 2 £300 - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (55.24%) TDD
2 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (46.67%) HTML
4 46 (43.81%) Java
5 44 (41.90%) CSS
5 44 (41.90%) Web Services
6 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 30 (28.57%) SQL
7 30 (28.57%) Spring
8 29 (27.62%) AngularJS
9 28 (26.67%) JSON
10 26 (24.76%) MVC
11 25 (23.81%) Degree
12 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
12 23 (21.90%) HTML5
13 21 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 21 (20.00%) J2EE
14 20 (19.05%) XML
14 20 (19.05%) Ruby
14 20 (19.05%) jQuery
15 19 (18.10%) OO
15 19 (18.10%) JUnit
16 18 (17.14%) Apache
16 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
17 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (16.19%) Selenium
18 16 (15.24%) Ruby on Rails
18 16 (15.24%) .NET
18 16 (15.24%) MySQL

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (17.14%) Apache
2 11 (10.48%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.57%) Node.js
4 8 (7.62%) Zope
5 7 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.81%) JBoss
8 3 (2.86%) CMS
8 3 (2.86%) Drupal
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.90%) nginx
9 2 (1.90%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.95%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.95%) Confluence
10 1 (0.95%) Mule
10 1 (0.95%) Railo
10 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.48%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (10.48%) Amazon S3
2 11 (10.48%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) HTTP
2 9 (8.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) MySQL
2 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.48%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.57%) Big Data
4 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.67%) Informix
6 6 (5.71%) CouchDB
6 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.81%) SimpleDB
7 4 (3.81%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.86%) RavenDB
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.10%) JUnit
3 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
4 17 (16.19%) Selenium
5 14 (13.33%) Maven
6 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 9 (8.57%) Visual Studio
8 8 (7.62%) Ant
9 7 (6.67%) Mockito
10 6 (5.71%) JIRA
10 6 (5.71%) Hudson
11 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.81%) Gradle
12 4 (3.81%) Xcode
13 3 (2.86%) NUnit
13 3 (2.86%) Subversion
14 2 (1.90%) Grunt
14 2 (1.90%) Bower
14 2 (1.90%) SonarQube
14 2 (1.90%) Introscope
General
1 9 (8.57%) Banking
2 8 (7.62%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (83.81%) Developer
2 29 (27.62%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 10 (9.52%) PHP Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 10 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 7 (6.67%) Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Perl Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.67%) HTML
2 44 (41.90%) CSS
2 44 (41.90%) Web Services
3 30 (28.57%) Spring
4 29 (27.62%) AngularJS
5 28 (26.67%) JSON
6 23 (21.90%) HTML5
7 21 (20.00%) J2EE
8 20 (19.05%) XML
8 20 (19.05%) jQuery
9 16 (15.24%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (15.24%) .NET
10 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 13 (12.38%) SOAP
12 10 (9.52%) Catalyst
12 10 (9.52%) LINQ
12 10 (9.52%) Mason
13 9 (8.57%) REST
14 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.33%) Statistics
3 10 (9.52%) Open Source
4 9 (8.57%) Algorithms
5 7 (6.67%) Telematics
5 7 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.76%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.81%) Online Banking
7 4 (3.81%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.86%) NHS
8 3 (2.86%) iPad
8 3 (2.86%) Video on Demand
8 3 (2.86%) iPhone
9 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.90%) Tandem
10 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.95%) DTV
10 1 (0.95%) W3C
10 1 (0.95%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.90%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.24%) TDD
2 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.76%) MVC
4 21 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (18.10%) OO
6 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.33%) BDD
7 14 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 14 (13.33%) Scrum
8 9 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Web Application Development
9 8 (7.62%) OOP
10 7 (6.67%) SOA
10 7 (6.67%) iOS Development
11 6 (5.71%) Android Development
11 6 (5.71%) Web Development
12 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.81%) System Testing
12 4 (3.81%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) Java
2 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.57%) SQL
4 20 (19.05%) Ruby
5 15 (14.29%) C#
6 11 (10.48%) PHP
7 10 (9.52%) Perl
8 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.67%) Groovy
10 4 (3.81%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.81%) Python
11 3 (2.86%) Scala
12 2 (1.90%) PHP5
13 1 (0.95%) XAML
13 1 (0.95%) C
13 1 (0.95%) R
13 1 (0.95%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 25 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) IBM
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) Zend
4 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.90%) HP
4 2 (1.90%) Apple
4 2 (1.90%) Compuware
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe
4 2 (1.90%) Perforce
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) hybris
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