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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +32 +2  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 33 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.23% 2.61% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.14% 8.86% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 16
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £375
% change year-on-year -2.67% +9.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 271 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.55% 29.49% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 211 182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +21 25 £450 -5.26% 1
Warrington +23 4 £375 -11.76% 2
Daresbury - 1 £388 -
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 54 (84.38%) Java
2 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.75%) Web Services
3 28 (43.75%) Spring Boot
4 24 (37.50%) Spring
5 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.19%) JSON
8 10 (15.63%) Banking
8 10 (15.63%) TDD
8 10 (15.63%) C#
8 10 (15.63%) XML
9 9 (14.06%) J2EE
9 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
10 8 (12.50%) Microservices
10 8 (12.50%) SQL
10 8 (12.50%) MVC
10 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.94%) .NET
11 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.94%) CSS
11 7 (10.94%) SOAP
11 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
12 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
12 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
12 6 (9.38%) HTML

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 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.69%) Hazelcast
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.81%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.25%) Moq
5 3 (4.69%) Gradle
5 3 (4.69%) Maven
5 3 (4.69%) NUnit
6 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.13%) JProfiler
6 2 (3.13%) JUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.56%) Ant
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.56%) gulp
7 1 (1.56%) JMeter
7 1 (1.56%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (90.63%) Developer
2 49 (76.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.25%) XML Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Agile Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Business Developer
5 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Database Developer
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (1.56%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) Spring Boot
1 28 (43.75%) Web Services
2 24 (37.50%) Spring
3 11 (17.19%) JSON
4 10 (15.63%) XML
5 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
5 9 (14.06%) J2EE
6 7 (10.94%) .NET
6 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (10.94%) CSS
6 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
6 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
6 7 (10.94%) SOAP
7 6 (9.38%) HTML
7 6 (9.38%) jQuery
8 5 (7.81%) JAX-WS
8 5 (7.81%) JDBC
8 5 (7.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.56%) User Experience
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (15.63%) TDD
4 8 (12.50%) Microservices
4 8 (12.50%) MVC
5 5 (7.81%) AOP
5 5 (7.81%) API Design
5 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.25%) API Development
6 4 (6.25%) DevOps
6 4 (6.25%) OO
6 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.69%) BDD
7 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.69%) Functional Programming
7 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
7 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.63%) C#
4 8 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) Scala
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Perforce
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
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