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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 18 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing REST 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.15% 25.64% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 55.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Median daily rate £440 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
39 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 60.00% 46.15% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) Web Services
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) JSON
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) HTTP
4 7 (58.33%) JUnit
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) Subversion
5 6 (50.00%) RESTful
5 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (50.00%) High Availability
6 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (41.67%) Android
6 5 (41.67%) OOP
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) Games
7 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (33.33%) Android Development
8 3 (25.00%) Twitter

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) IMAP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) MRTG
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MarkLogic
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (8.33%) Calabash
7 1 (8.33%) Hudson
7 1 (8.33%) Robotium
7 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Scala Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Android Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Android Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior iOS Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Node.js
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (8.33%) Pixi.js
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) React Native
6 1 (8.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) BDD
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
5 5 (41.67%) OOP
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Android Development
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
9 1 (8.33%) 3D Programming
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) Coaching
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (8.33%) DevOps
9 1 (8.33%) Game Development
9 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
9 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) ES6
6 1 (8.33%) Korn
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
1 1 (8.33%) iptables
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
1 1 (8.33%) Squid
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) OpenNebula
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware