Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 51 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -19
Contract jobs citing RESTful 40 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.02% 3.28% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.90% 12.87% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 32
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £415 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +5.40% -1.56%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £286
90th Percentile £475 £475 £636
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £425
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 336 373 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.36% 25.48% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 284 360
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £299
90th Percentile £525 £500 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.50 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +11 14 £450 -5.26% 1
Knutsford -8 8 £335 -16.25% 2
Warrington +19 6 £375 -6.25% 3
Crewe -13 1 £450 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £300 -
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Spring
3 16 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 14 (35.00%) Web Services
5 13 (32.50%) TDD
6 11 (27.50%) OO
6 11 (27.50%) HTML
6 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (25.00%) Maven
8 9 (22.50%) Scrum
8 9 (22.50%) MVC
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) Gradle
9 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 8 (20.00%) Microservices
10 7 (17.50%) C#
10 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.50%) IntelliJ
10 7 (17.50%) OOP
10 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
11 6 (15.00%) Finance
11 6 (15.00%) SOAP
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.00%) CSS
11 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework

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 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Maven
3 9 (22.50%) Gradle
4 7 (17.50%) IntelliJ
5 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 4 (10.00%) JProfiler
6 4 (10.00%) JUnit
6 4 (10.00%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.00%) JIRA
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) Ant
8 1 (2.50%) gulp
8 1 (2.50%) JSUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Moq
8 1 (2.50%) NUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 30 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (2.50%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Spring
1 16 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 14 (35.00%) Web Services
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
4 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (15.00%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (15.00%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 6 (15.00%) SOAP
7 5 (12.50%) .NET Core
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (12.50%) REST
7 5 (12.50%) WCF
8 4 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) RIA
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 11 (27.50%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) MVC
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Microservices
6 7 (17.50%) OOP
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 4 (10.00%) DevOps
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.00%) API Integration
10 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 2 (5.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) DevExpress
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.50%) Perforce
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) IBM