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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 73 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 84 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 1.26% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.32% 4.90% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 11
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -
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
1010 836 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 25.68% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 539 433
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 40 £425 +21.42% 22
Cheshire +11 34 £370 +2.06% 16
Merseyside - 4 - - 2
Lancashire -4 3 £250 -50.00% 3
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (79.50%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (72.05%) Java
3 104 (64.60%) Web Services
4 74 (45.96%) TDD
5 71 (44.10%) Scrum
6 63 (39.13%) JSON
7 57 (35.40%) JavaScript
8 53 (32.92%) XML
9 49 (30.43%) HTML
10 48 (29.81%) SOAP
11 46 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 42 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (26.09%) SQL
13 40 (24.84%) CSS
13 40 (24.84%) Scala
14 38 (23.60%) BDD
14 38 (23.60%) MVC
15 37 (22.98%) NoSQL
16 36 (22.36%) REST
16 36 (22.36%) Amazon AWS
16 36 (22.36%) JIRA
17 32 (19.88%) High Availability
17 32 (19.88%) HTTP
18 26 (16.15%) HTML5
19 24 (14.91%) Node.js
19 24 (14.91%) .NET
20 23 (14.29%) OO
20 23 (14.29%) Spring
20 23 (14.29%) jQuery
21 22 (13.66%) Linux

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (14.91%) Node.js
2 6 (3.73%) Confluence
3 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.86%) JBoss
4 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.24%) Apache
5 2 (1.24%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.36%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.73%) GitHub
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.98%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.59%) MySQL
5 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.35%) Redis
7 5 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.48%) Big Data
8 4 (2.48%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.86%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.86%) DB2
10 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 36 (22.36%) JIRA
3 13 (8.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.07%) JUnit
4 12 (7.45%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.21%) gulp
5 10 (6.21%) Selenium
5 10 (6.21%) SoapUI
5 10 (6.21%) Subversion
6 9 (5.59%) Mercurial
7 6 (3.73%) Maven
7 6 (3.73%) Mocha
8 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.48%) Ant
9 4 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.48%) Gradle
10 3 (1.86%) Bower
10 3 (1.86%) Grunt
10 3 (1.86%) Hudson
10 3 (1.86%) Log4j
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 1 (0.62%) Advertising
2 1 (0.62%) Banking
2 1 (0.62%) Games
2 1 (0.62%) Retail
2 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (72.67%) Developer
2 58 (36.02%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.04%) Architect
4 15 (9.32%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.70%) Scala Developer
6 13 (8.07%) Node.js Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (4.97%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Java Architect
8 8 (4.97%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Agile Developer
9 7 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.73%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.73%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.73%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (64.60%) Web Services
2 63 (39.13%) JSON
3 53 (32.92%) XML
4 49 (30.43%) HTML
5 48 (29.81%) SOAP
6 40 (24.84%) CSS
7 36 (22.36%) REST
8 26 (16.15%) HTML5
9 24 (14.91%) .NET
10 23 (14.29%) jQuery
10 23 (14.29%) Spring
11 19 (11.80%) AngularJS
12 15 (9.32%) Ajax
13 13 (8.07%) D3.js
13 13 (8.07%) Express
13 13 (8.07%) Handlebars
13 13 (8.07%) Mustache
13 13 (8.07%) Underscore.js
14 12 (7.45%) J2EE
15 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.35%) iPad
3 4 (2.48%) User Experience
4 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Linux
2 8 (4.97%) Unix
3 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.11%) Windows
4 4 (2.48%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (79.50%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (45.96%) TDD
3 71 (44.10%) Scrum
4 42 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (23.60%) BDD
5 38 (23.60%) MVC
6 32 (19.88%) High Availability
7 23 (14.29%) OO
8 20 (12.42%) Unit Testing
9 17 (10.56%) Open Source
10 16 (9.94%) SOA
11 14 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (8.70%) SDLC
12 13 (8.07%) Front End Development
12 13 (8.07%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.07%) Web Design
13 12 (7.45%) Pair Programming
13 12 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.83%) Microservices
14 11 (6.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 116 (72.05%) Java
2 57 (35.40%) JavaScript
3 42 (26.09%) SQL
4 40 (24.84%) Scala
5 18 (11.18%) C#
6 9 (5.59%) Groovy
7 4 (2.48%) Python
8 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.24%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.62%) Clojure
10 1 (0.62%) FQL
10 1 (0.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.62%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) BC Cleared
1 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.73%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.11%) IBM
3 5 (3.11%) Oracle
3 5 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.86%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.86%) Telerik
5 2 (1.24%) Apigee
6 1 (0.62%) ATG
6 1 (0.62%) HP
6 1 (0.62%) hybris
6 1 (0.62%) Software AG
6 1 (0.62%) Talend
6 1 (0.62%) Wonderware
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago