Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 60 74
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.89% 0.76% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 3.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Lancashire median daily rate £315 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -24.71% -14.14%
10th Percentile £302 £235 £413
90th Percentile £385 £415 £468
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
Lancashire 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 Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 115 157 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.67% 23.82% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 114 153
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £366 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -13.82% +17.65%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £210
90th Percentile £541 £465 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 14
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +13.73%
10th Percentile £37.75 £24.60 £28.67
90th Percentile £43.93 £42.50 £47.33
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 Lancashire

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Lancashire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Lancashire

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the Lancashire 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
Preston -6 2 £400 +86.05%
Chorley - 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Protractor
3 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Protractor
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft