The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.04% 3.57% 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 11.11% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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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
11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 47.83% 32.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £385 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +0.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing REST 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 REST.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) React
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Mason
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Catalyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Catalyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mason
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Scala