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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RESTful
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 49 39
Contract jobs citing RESTful 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.47% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.00% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £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 50 100 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.81% 23.36% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 56
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -17.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework

RESTful
Top Related 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 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Babel
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft