The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 29 26
Contract jobs citing REST 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.32% 3.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.64% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £413 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST 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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34 55 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 32.69% 36.42% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 45
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Chester

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Chester

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Chester region with a requirement for REST.

1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) RAD
1 2 (66.67%) RUP
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) JSTL
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) GlassFish
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (66.67%) GlassFish
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSTL
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) RAD
1 2 (66.67%) RUP
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft