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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 14 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing REST 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.22% 8.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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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
21 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 46.67% 34.78% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Average daily rate £313 £343 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA