Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 69 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 66 91 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.25% 2.57% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 8.31% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 71 39
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £273 £310 £313
90th Percentile £563 £475 £488
North West median daily rate £423 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +4.32% -1.76% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.57
North West median hourly rate - £39.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -29.09% -

REST 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1083 1095 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.85% 30.87% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 784 559
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +23.08%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Manchester

REST
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

REST
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 6 months to 23 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
Stockport +6 13 £400 -3.03% 1
Salford -9 1 - - 1
REST
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 39 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.03%) Java
3 28 (42.42%) TDD
4 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 26 (39.39%) SOAP
4 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
5 24 (36.36%) Node.js
5 24 (36.36%) MySQL
6 23 (34.85%) MongoDB
7 22 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 22 (33.33%) Web Services
8 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (28.79%) Linux
9 18 (27.27%) CSS
9 18 (27.27%) JIRA
9 18 (27.27%) Open Source
9 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
10 17 (25.76%) Microservices
10 17 (25.76%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
11 16 (24.24%) Confluence
12 15 (22.73%) Spring
13 13 (19.70%) HTML
13 13 (19.70%) BDD
13 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
14 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 12 (18.18%) Coaching
14 12 (18.18%) Slack

REST
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 16 (24.24%) Confluence
2 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) Drupal
4 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Slack
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) SNMP
2 2 (3.03%) AMQP
3 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.52%) NFC
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) MySQL
2 23 (34.85%) MongoDB
3 22 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 17 (25.76%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.03%) MariaDB
8 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.52%) Big Data
9 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) JIRA
3 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 10 (15.15%) JUnit
5 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
5 5 (7.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.06%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.55%) Gradle
7 3 (4.55%) Maven
7 3 (4.55%) Mockito
8 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.03%) ReSharper
8 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.03%) Spock
8 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.52%) Ant
9 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.03%) Games
2 2 (3.03%) Law
2 2 (3.03%) Legal
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Java Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow Developer
8 3 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) SOAP
2 24 (36.36%) Node.js
3 22 (33.33%) Web Services
4 18 (27.27%) CSS
5 15 (22.73%) Spring
6 13 (19.70%) HTML
7 12 (18.18%) .NET
8 10 (15.15%) Hibernate
9 9 (13.64%) JSON
10 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (12.12%) jQuery
11 7 (10.61%) Java EE
12 6 (9.09%) Grails
12 6 (9.09%) React
12 6 (9.09%) XML
13 5 (7.58%) JPA
14 4 (6.06%) HTML5
14 4 (6.06%) J2EE
14 4 (6.06%) JMS
14 4 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) CMDB
2 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.52%) Animation
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) TDD
2 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) Open Source
3 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 17 (25.76%) Microservices
5 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 13 (19.70%) BDD
7 12 (18.18%) Coaching
7 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 9 (13.64%) MVC
8 9 (13.64%) OWASP
8 9 (13.64%) SDLC
9 8 (12.12%) SFIA
10 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Web Development
11 6 (9.09%) ITIL
11 6 (9.09%) ITSM
11 6 (9.09%) OO
11 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.03%) Java
3 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.06%) PHP
7 3 (4.55%) Groovy
7 3 (4.55%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) XPath
9 1 (1.52%) ABAP
9 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Pega
2 6 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 5 (7.58%) Snow
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) Perforce
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) Google
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.52%) Zend