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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 10 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing REST 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 8.11% 12.50% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 30.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £428 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-30.60% +31.49%
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
10 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 27.03% 41.67% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £385 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Robotium
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Calabash
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) DRM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (60.00%) Streaming Media
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Robotium
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Android Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Android Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Streaming Media
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) DRM
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) SQL