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 3 months to 28 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing RESTful 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - - 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 62 103 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.40% 23.20% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 166 163
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
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 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