Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 40 55
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 +12
Contract jobs citing RESTful 31 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.47% 3.97% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 15.79% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 32
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £414 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +9.60% +5.96%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £293
90th Percentile £492 £438 £493
North West median daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -8.82% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £33.50

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 345 323 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.47% 25.14% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 251 358
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £288
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +12.55% -45.32%
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £33.64
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.93% +15.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Knutsford -6 11 £338 -15.63% 2
Warrington +3 4 £413 -0.60% 3
Chester -6 4 £385 -9.41% 6
Crewe -19 3 £463 - 4
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (80.65%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Spring
4 15 (48.39%) Web Services
5 14 (45.16%) HTML
5 14 (45.16%) TDD
6 12 (38.71%) Maven
6 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
7 11 (35.48%) Microservices
7 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
8 10 (32.26%) Gradle
8 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 10 (32.26%) OO
9 9 (29.03%) OOP
9 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (29.03%) MVC
9 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
10 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
11 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
11 7 (22.58%) CSS
11 7 (22.58%) SOAP
11 7 (22.58%) IntelliJ
12 6 (19.35%) BDD
13 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
13 5 (16.13%) JSON
13 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
13 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) JUnit

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
1 12 (38.71%) Maven
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (32.26%) Gradle
4 7 (22.58%) IntelliJ
5 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 5 (16.13%) JUnit
6 4 (12.90%) JProfiler
6 4 (12.90%) SonarQube
7 2 (6.45%) Ant
7 2 (6.45%) JIRA
7 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.23%) jMock
8 1 (3.23%) Mockito
8 1 (3.23%) Moq
8 1 (3.23%) NUnit
8 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) Spring
2 15 (48.39%) Web Services
3 14 (45.16%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
5 7 (22.58%) SOAP
6 5 (16.13%) JSON
6 5 (16.13%) Spring Boot
6 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.90%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) JPA
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
7 4 (12.90%) React
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) Microservices
4 10 (32.26%) OO
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 9 (29.03%) MVC
5 9 (29.03%) OOP
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) API Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (6.45%) Actionable Insight
10 2 (6.45%) ATDD
10 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) PHP 7
6 1 (3.23%) Clojure
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Perforce
2 3 (9.68%) DevExpress
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) IBM