Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RESTful
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 47 56
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing RESTful 31 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.36% 3.45% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.06% 12.94% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 43
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £315
90th Percentile £528 £475 £485
North West median daily rate £413 £410 £420
% change year-on-year +0.61% -2.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

RESTful is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 439 340 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.49% 26.65% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 255 313
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £508 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £54.50 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.31% -1.54% +87.54%
10th Percentile £44.65 £30.00 £26.02
90th Percentile £62.35 £38.75 £36.63
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Cheshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Cheshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Cheshire

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -3 14 £425 -5.56% 2
Chester -14 10 £425 -5.56% 7
Knutsford -7 3 £450 -10.00% 3
Warrington -7 1 - - 4
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 1
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) Web Services
4 14 (45.16%) Spring
5 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
7 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 10 (32.26%) React
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (29.03%) DevOps
8 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (25.81%) OO
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
9 8 (25.81%) Selenium
9 8 (25.81%) Microservices
10 7 (22.58%) SQL
11 6 (19.35%) SAP
11 6 (19.35%) SOAP
11 6 (19.35%) Python
11 6 (19.35%) OOP
11 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
11 6 (19.35%) JMeter
11 6 (19.35%) Electronics
11 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Marketing
11 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
1 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) JMeter
3 5 (16.13%) Gradle
3 5 (16.13%) Maven
4 4 (12.90%) Grunt
5 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.45%) Babel
6 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.45%) JUnit
6 2 (6.45%) webpack
7 1 (3.23%) Ant
7 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.23%) Mocha
7 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.45%) React Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Web Services
2 14 (45.16%) Spring
3 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
4 10 (32.26%) React
5 6 (19.35%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) SOAP
5 6 (19.35%) Taurus
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) Spring Boot
7 4 (12.90%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Vue.js
8 3 (9.68%) WebSockets
8 3 (9.68%) XML
9 2 (6.45%) Middleware
9 2 (6.45%) Node.js
9 2 (6.45%) Redux
10 1 (3.23%) .NET
10 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
3 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (29.03%) DevOps
4 8 (25.81%) Microservices
4 8 (25.81%) OO
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
5 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.13%) SDET
6 5 (16.13%) Validation
7 4 (12.90%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) ES6
6 1 (3.23%) Go
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (12.90%) etcd
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.90%) Consul
2 4 (12.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) SaltStack