Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 23 65
Rank change year-on-year -38 +42 -2
Contract jobs citing RESTful 35 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.68% 5.84% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 18.62% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 55 30
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £420 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.43% -7.00%
10th Percentile £232 £350 £295
90th Percentile £481 £475 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £29.50

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 448 333 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.25% 31.36% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 260 402
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £257 £287 £288
90th Percentile £548 £500 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.97% +13.44%
10th Percentile £31.98 £15.08 £15.13
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.00 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +64.44%

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 April 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 April 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 0 12 £338 -15.63% 2
Warrington -9 5 £388 - 3
Chester -19 5 £323 -24.12% 5
Crewe -20 4 £413 - 2
Macclesfield +2 2 £425 - 3
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 1
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 22 (62.86%) HTML
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Web Services
3 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) CSS
4 14 (40.00%) Spring
5 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 12 (34.29%) Maven
5 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
5 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
6 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (31.43%) OO
7 10 (28.57%) MySQL
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
7 10 (28.57%) Microservices
8 9 (25.71%) Gradle
8 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (25.71%) OOP
9 8 (22.86%) PHP
9 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
10 7 (20.00%) SOAP
10 7 (20.00%) MVC
10 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) J2EE
11 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
11 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
11 6 (17.14%) API Development
11 6 (17.14%) Fintech

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 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.86%) npm
2 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.71%) CouchDB
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
1 12 (34.29%) Maven
2 9 (25.71%) Gradle
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.71%) JProfiler
5 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Geb
6 1 (2.86%) jMock
6 1 (2.86%) Mockito
6 1 (2.86%) MSTest
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Junior
4 4 (11.43%) Junior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Junior PHP Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) Web Services
3 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) Spring
4 7 (20.00%) SOAP
5 6 (17.14%) J2EE
5 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
6 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) Spring MVC
7 4 (11.43%) XML
8 3 (8.57%) Ajax
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.57%) HTML5
8 3 (8.57%) JSON
8 3 (8.57%) Laravel
8 3 (8.57%) React
8 3 (8.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (17.14%) Fintech
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) OO
4 10 (28.57%) Microservices
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
5 9 (25.71%) OOP
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) API Development
7 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 5 (14.29%) BDD
8 5 (14.29%) OO PHP
8 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.57%) Analytics
10 3 (8.57%) API Integration
10 3 (8.57%) ATDD
10 3 (8.57%) SEO
10 3 (8.57%) Tag Management
10 3 (8.57%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) PHP
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Java 8
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) PHP 7
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) VB
8 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) Clojure
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
8 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) Scala
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe
1 3 (8.57%) Tealium
2 2 (5.71%) Apple
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Perforce
2 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk