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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 25 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing REST 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 1.18% 30.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 41.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
48 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 56.47% 74.36% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 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%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) HTTP
5 7 (58.33%) JSON
6 6 (50.00%) RESTful
6 6 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (50.00%) Java
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (50.00%) High Availability
7 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (41.67%) Subversion
7 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) XML
7 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (33.33%) JIRA
8 4 (33.33%) Android
8 4 (33.33%) Games
8 4 (33.33%) OOP
8 4 (33.33%) HTML
8 4 (33.33%) Project Management
8 4 (33.33%) Android Development
8 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (33.33%) Node.js

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 7 (58.33%) 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%) 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 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Scala Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Android Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior iOS Android Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (41.67%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (16.67%) JMS
8 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (8.33%) GStreamer
8 1 (8.33%) Pixi.js
8 1 (8.33%) React
8 1 (8.33%) React Native
8 1 (8.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Android Development
6 4 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 1 (8.33%) 3D Programming
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (8.33%) Game Development
8 1 (8.33%) Open Source
8 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) Korn
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
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