Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 29 69
Rank change year-on-year -34 +40 -6
Contract jobs citing RESTful 33 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.42% 5.39% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% 16.42% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 68 33
Cheshire median daily rate £384 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £236 £350 £313
90th Percentile £453 £475 £498
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
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 465 408 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.14% 32.85% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 314 410
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £268 £294 £275
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 14
Cheshire median hourly rate - £31.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +85.64%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Chester -22 10 £425 -5.56% 5
Warrington -2 5 £281 -25.00% 4
Crewe - 5 £363 - 2
Knutsford -6 4 £450 -10.00%
Macclesfield +4 2 £425 +41.67% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 1
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (60.61%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Spring
5 12 (36.36%) MySQL
6 11 (33.33%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 9 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
9 8 (24.24%) React
10 7 (21.21%) SOAP
11 6 (18.18%) PHP
11 6 (18.18%) Maven
11 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 6 (18.18%) Spring Boot
11 6 (18.18%) Docker
11 6 (18.18%) Microservices
11 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (15.15%) Terraform
12 5 (15.15%) API Development
12 5 (15.15%) Gradle
12 5 (15.15%) OO PHP
12 5 (15.15%) OpenShift

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 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) OpenShift
3 3 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) npm
5 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Gradle
4 4 (12.12%) Grunt
5 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.06%) Babel
6 2 (6.06%) JUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium
6 2 (6.06%) Subversion
6 2 (6.06%) webpack
7 1 (3.03%) Geb
7 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.03%) NUnit
7 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior PHP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) React Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Web Services
2 12 (36.36%) Spring
3 11 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
5 8 (24.24%) React
6 7 (21.21%) SOAP
7 6 (18.18%) Spring Boot
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) XML
9 4 (12.12%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (12.12%) J2EE
10 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) JSP
10 3 (9.09%) Middleware
10 3 (9.09%) Node.js
10 3 (9.09%) REST
10 3 (9.09%) XSL
11 2 (6.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (12.12%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) DevOps
3 6 (18.18%) Microservices
4 5 (15.15%) API Development
4 5 (15.15%) OO PHP
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Build Automation
5 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Dependency Management
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
6 3 (9.09%) Secure Coding
6 3 (9.09%) SOLID
6 3 (9.09%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) Groovy
6 4 (12.12%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) VB
8 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.03%) ES6
9 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.03%) PHP 7
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (12.12%) etcd
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.15%) Terraform
3 4 (12.12%) Consul
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) Splunk
2 3 (9.09%) Tealium
3 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) SaltStack