The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 16 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing REST 8 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.11% 21.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.62% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 0
Median daily rate £445 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
REST
Manchester

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 Salford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 51.39% 48.21% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 8
Median daily rate £430 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £269 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Salford region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Salford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Salford region with a requirement for REST.

1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
1 13 (92.86%) BDD
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (71.43%) JSON
3 10 (71.43%) HTTP
4 9 (64.29%) JUnit
4 9 (64.29%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) Subversion
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Android
6 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (50.00%) OOP
6 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (42.86%) High Availability
7 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
7 6 (42.86%) RESTful
7 6 (42.86%) User Experience
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
8 5 (35.71%) Android Development
8 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
9 4 (28.57%) Games
9 4 (28.57%) JIRA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) IMAP
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) MRTG
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MarkLogic
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) JUnit
3 8 (57.14%) Subversion
4 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Calabash
6 3 (21.43%) Hudson
6 3 (21.43%) Robotium
6 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
7 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) iOS Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) iOS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Scala Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior iOS Android Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) JSON
3 8 (57.14%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) Node.js
5 3 (21.43%) XSLT
6 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (14.29%) JMS
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (7.14%) Pixi.js
7 1 (7.14%) React
7 1 (7.14%) React Native
7 1 (7.14%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Streaming Media
3 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Android
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) BDD
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) OOP
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 5 (35.71%) Android Development
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Coaching
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) DRM
8 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
8 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
8 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
9 1 (7.14%) 3D Programming
9 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
6 2 (14.29%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) ES6
7 1 (7.14%) Korn
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Dovecot
1 1 (7.14%) iptables
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cacti
1 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) OpenNebula
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware