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 23 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 62 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Contract jobs citing REST 26 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.87% 2.14% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.21% 8.71% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 26
Median daily rate £375 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £336 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 419 448 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.12% 24.63% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 311 224
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +20.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

REST
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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Stockport -2 4 - - 2
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 47 (67.14%) JavaScript
2 41 (58.57%) Java
3 36 (51.43%) SQL
4 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (47.14%) HTML
6 30 (42.86%) Web Services
7 24 (34.29%) SOAP
7 24 (34.29%) Software Engineering
8 23 (32.86%) TDD
8 23 (32.86%) CSS
9 22 (31.43%) Scrum
10 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
11 18 (25.71%) Node.js
12 17 (24.29%) OO
13 16 (22.86%) J2EE
14 15 (21.43%) Linux
14 15 (21.43%) MVC
15 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 14 (20.00%) HTML5
16 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
16 13 (18.57%) .NET
16 13 (18.57%) Python
16 13 (18.57%) Spring
16 13 (18.57%) JSON
17 12 (17.14%) C#
17 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
17 12 (17.14%) Microservices
17 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (17.14%) CSS3

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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 6 (8.57%) SAS
2 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.29%) NFC
2 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) LDAP
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.00%) MySQL
5 6 (8.57%) Big Data
6 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.29%) DB2
8 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) JUnit
3 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.86%) JIRA
5 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (10.00%) NUnit
6 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.71%) Maven
7 4 (5.71%) Selenium
8 3 (4.29%) Appium
8 3 (4.29%) Bugzilla
8 3 (4.29%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.29%) Xcode
9 2 (2.86%) Gradle
9 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.43%) Ant
10 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (72.86%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.71%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Architect
7 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) HTML
2 30 (42.86%) Web Services
3 24 (34.29%) SOAP
4 23 (32.86%) CSS
5 18 (25.71%) Node.js
6 16 (22.86%) J2EE
7 14 (20.00%) HTML5
8 13 (18.57%) .NET
8 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.57%) JSON
8 13 (18.57%) Spring
9 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
9 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (17.14%) CSS3
10 9 (12.86%) Ajax
10 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (12.86%) Hibernate
10 9 (12.86%) XML
11 7 (10.00%) Java EE
11 7 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Streaming Video
4 4 (5.71%) User Experience
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.86%) iPad
6 2 (2.86%) IPTV
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) BBC
7 1 (1.43%) CMDB
7 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Android
2 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) Software Engineering
3 23 (32.86%) TDD
4 22 (31.43%) Scrum
5 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 17 (24.29%) OO
7 15 (21.43%) MVC
8 12 (17.14%) Microservices
9 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
11 8 (11.43%) OOD
12 7 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (10.00%) Kanban
12 7 (10.00%) OOP
12 7 (10.00%) SOA
13 6 (8.57%) BDD
13 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
13 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
13 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
13 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) JavaScript
2 41 (58.57%) Java
3 36 (51.43%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) Python
5 12 (17.14%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) Prolog
7 4 (5.71%) Scala
8 3 (4.29%) Groovy
8 3 (4.29%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) Clojure
10 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Pega
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.29%) Apple
4 3 (4.29%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) Apigee
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.86%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago