The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 62 86
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24  
Contract jobs citing REST 42 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.18% 2.51% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.88% 8.98% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 8
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £539 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 473 501 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.81% 27.97% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 327 243
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 3 £425 - 1
Stockport 0 1 - - 3
Altrincham - 1 £350 - 2
Oldham - 1 £400 -
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for REST.

1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
3 52 (52.53%) Web Services
4 51 (51.52%) SQL
5 47 (47.47%) TDD
5 47 (47.47%) Software Engineering
6 45 (45.45%) Java
7 36 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 34 (34.34%) Linux
8 34 (34.34%) Scrum
9 32 (32.32%) HTML
10 29 (29.29%) OO
10 29 (29.29%) BDD
10 29 (29.29%) NoSQL
10 29 (29.29%) Node.js
11 28 (28.28%) JUnit
12 27 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (26.26%) JSON
14 24 (24.24%) HTTP
15 23 (23.23%) CSS
15 23 (23.23%) SOAP
16 21 (21.21%) MVC
16 21 (21.21%) RESTful
17 20 (20.20%) High Availability
17 20 (20.20%) .NET
18 19 (19.19%) XML
18 19 (19.19%) Spring
19 18 (18.18%) C#
19 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
20 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (5.05%) Confluence
1 5 (5.05%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) Apache
2 3 (3.03%) CMS
2 3 (3.03%) Kentico
2 3 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon S3
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.04%) Slack
5 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.02%) NFC
2 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) NoSQL
2 16 (16.16%) MongoDB
3 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.09%) MySQL
5 5 (5.05%) Big Data
5 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.02%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.02%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.01%) DB2
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.28%) JUnit
3 11 (11.11%) JIRA
4 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.07%) NUnit
5 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.05%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.05%) Maven
7 4 (4.04%) Selenium
8 3 (3.03%) Appium
8 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
8 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.03%) Subversion
9 2 (2.02%) Gradle
9 2 (2.02%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.02%) Xcode
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Games
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (72.73%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.16%) .NET Developer
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Node.js Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Scala Software Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Digital Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (52.53%) Web Services
2 32 (32.32%) HTML
3 29 (29.29%) Node.js
4 26 (26.26%) JSON
5 23 (23.23%) CSS
5 23 (23.23%) SOAP
6 21 (21.21%) RESTful
7 20 (20.20%) .NET
8 19 (19.19%) Spring
8 19 (19.19%) XML
9 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
10 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (17.17%) HTML5
11 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (14.14%) CSS3
11 14 (14.14%) J2EE
12 13 (13.13%) Spring Boot
13 12 (12.12%) Hibernate
14 11 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.06%) User Experience
4 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.05%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) iPad
5 2 (2.02%) IPTV
6 1 (1.01%) BBC
6 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.01%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.34%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) Android
2 7 (7.07%) Windows
3 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.47%) Software Engineering
2 47 (47.47%) TDD
3 34 (34.34%) Scrum
4 29 (29.29%) BDD
4 29 (29.29%) OO
5 21 (21.21%) MVC
6 20 (20.20%) High Availability
7 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
8 13 (13.13%) Data Modelling
8 13 (13.13%) OOD
8 13 (13.13%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.10%) OOP
10 8 (8.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (8.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (8.08%) Microservices
10 8 (8.08%) Web Development
11 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
2 51 (51.52%) SQL
3 45 (45.45%) Java
4 18 (18.18%) C#
5 13 (13.13%) Python
5 13 (13.13%) Scala
6 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) Groovy
8 3 (3.03%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.02%) ES6
9 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.02%) Prolog
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) Clojure
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.01%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle
2 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.04%) Apigee
3 4 (4.04%) Twitter
4 3 (3.03%) Perforce
4 3 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.02%) Apple
5 2 (2.02%) Google
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.02%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.01%) Tableau
6 1 (1.01%) VMware
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