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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 68 85 107
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +22
Contract jobs citing RESTful 93 83 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.92% 1.98% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% 8.44% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 25
Median daily rate £400 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
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
957 983 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.07% 23.48% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 593 521
Median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 56 £413 -2.94% 27
Cheshire +7 20 £400 +6.66% 8
Merseyside +5 7 £400 -11.11% 3
Lancashire 0 3 £328 -22.94% 4
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 112 (64.74%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (62.43%) Java
3 86 (49.71%) Web Services
4 82 (47.40%) TDD
5 63 (36.42%) Spring
6 62 (35.84%) JavaScript
7 60 (34.68%) JSON
8 58 (33.53%) Scrum
9 57 (32.95%) BDD
10 56 (32.37%) Git (software)
11 49 (28.32%) XML
12 45 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (25.43%) SQL
14 41 (23.70%) NoSQL
15 39 (22.54%) HTML
15 39 (22.54%) CSS
15 39 (22.54%) Linux
16 38 (21.97%) Pair Programming
17 34 (19.65%) Scala
18 33 (19.08%) OO
18 33 (19.08%) Microservices
19 30 (17.34%) SOA
19 30 (17.34%) HTML5
19 30 (17.34%) Groovy
19 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
20 29 (16.76%) REST
21 28 (16.18%) Software Engineering
21 28 (16.18%) CSS3
22 26 (15.03%) HTTP
23 25 (14.45%) OOP

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.09%) CMS
2 8 (4.62%) Apache
3 6 (3.47%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.31%) JBoss
5 3 (1.73%) Confluence
6 2 (1.16%) DNN
6 2 (1.16%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (1.16%) Jetty
6 2 (1.16%) Kentico
6 2 (1.16%) nginx
6 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.16%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) Liferay
7 1 (0.58%) Mule
7 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.51%) GitHub
2 6 (3.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.03%) HTTP
2 7 (4.05%) Firewall
2 7 (4.05%) LAN
2 7 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.05%) VoIP
2 7 (4.05%) VPN
2 7 (4.05%) WAN
3 5 (2.89%) Internet
4 4 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.31%) Wireless
5 2 (1.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.70%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.09%) MySQL
3 12 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.20%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.62%) Redis
5 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.16%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (32.37%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.14%) JUnit
3 17 (9.83%) Mercurial
4 15 (8.67%) Selenium
5 14 (8.09%) Maven
6 13 (7.51%) Cucumber
7 10 (5.78%) JIRA
8 8 (4.62%) Gradle
8 8 (4.62%) Subversion
9 7 (4.05%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.47%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (2.31%) Ant
11 4 (2.31%) Xcode
12 3 (1.73%) Babel
12 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.16%) Mockito
13 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.58%) NUnit
14 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (11.56%) Finance
2 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.31%) Publishing
3 3 (1.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (77.46%) Developer
2 82 (47.40%) Java Developer
3 31 (17.92%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (10.98%) Scala Developer
6 14 (8.09%) Java Scala Developer
6 14 (8.09%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.51%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 13 (7.51%) Senior Scala Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Architect
8 9 (5.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.62%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.05%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Scala Software Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (49.71%) Web Services
2 63 (36.42%) Spring
3 60 (34.68%) JSON
4 49 (28.32%) XML
5 39 (22.54%) CSS
5 39 (22.54%) HTML
6 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
6 30 (17.34%) HTML5
7 29 (16.76%) REST
8 28 (16.18%) CSS3
9 23 (13.29%) SOAP
10 21 (12.14%) Node.js
11 20 (11.56%) Hibernate
12 17 (9.83%) jQuery
13 16 (9.25%) Dropwizard
14 14 (8.09%) Struts
14 14 (8.09%) XML Messaging
15 13 (7.51%) .NET
15 13 (7.51%) J2EE
16 8 (4.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.05%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) iPad
5 2 (1.16%) Tandem
6 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.58%) RIA
6 1 (0.58%) Social Network
6 1 (0.58%) Telematics
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.54%) Linux
2 12 (6.94%) Unix
3 9 (5.20%) Android
3 9 (5.20%) Windows
4 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) CentOS
5 1 (0.58%) Debian
5 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (64.74%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (47.40%) TDD
3 58 (33.53%) Scrum
4 57 (32.95%) BDD
5 45 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (21.97%) Pair Programming
7 33 (19.08%) Microservices
7 33 (19.08%) OO
8 30 (17.34%) SOA
9 28 (16.18%) Software Engineering
10 25 (14.45%) OOP
11 23 (13.29%) High Availability
11 23 (13.29%) Open Source
12 22 (12.72%) Software Delivery
13 21 (12.14%) Kanban
14 20 (11.56%) Web Development
15 16 (9.25%) SDLC
16 15 (8.67%) E-Commerce
17 14 (8.09%) Configuration Management
17 14 (8.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (62.43%) Java
2 62 (35.84%) JavaScript
3 44 (25.43%) SQL
4 34 (19.65%) Scala
5 30 (17.34%) Groovy
6 19 (10.98%) Clojure
7 15 (8.67%) Python
8 14 (8.09%) C#
9 7 (4.05%) Apple Swift
9 7 (4.05%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.05%) PHP
9 7 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.05%) Ruby
10 5 (2.89%) F#
11 2 (1.16%) Perl
11 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.62%) CISSP
1 8 (4.62%) SANS
1 8 (4.62%) SSCP
2 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.62%) Kibana
1 8 (4.62%) logstash
2 7 (4.05%) QRadar
3 4 (2.31%) RSA enVision
4 3 (1.73%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.58%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (7.51%) hybris
2 11 (6.36%) ATG
3 10 (5.78%) Oracle
4 8 (4.62%) Apple
4 8 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.62%) Splunk
5 7 (4.05%) IBM
5 7 (4.05%) LogRhythm
5 7 (4.05%) Twitter
6 6 (3.47%) Zend
7 3 (1.73%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.16%) Alterian
8 2 (1.16%) Ektron
8 2 (1.16%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.58%) Facebook
9 1 (0.58%) Google
9 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.58%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.58%) VMware
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