Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 71 72
Rank change year-on-year +33 +1 +13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 144 64 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.59% 2.24% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.86% 6.27% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 46 79
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £315
90th Percentile £486 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £413 £410 £420
% change year-on-year +0.61% -2.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

RESTful 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 1,214 1,021 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.74% 35.69% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 691 777
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £550 £525 £511
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 10
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.87% -22.63%
10th Percentile £12.26 £17.83 £14.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £48.53 £43.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -5.80%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Manchester

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Manchester

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Manchester

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Cheadle - 7 £363 -
Salford -9 3 £339 -15.31% 2
Stockport +7 2 £394 +21.15% 3
Altrincham +1 1 - - 3
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 97 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.61%) Java
3 55 (38.19%) Web Services
4 46 (31.94%) JavaScript
5 43 (29.86%) Scrum
5 43 (29.86%) TDD
6 40 (27.78%) Spring
7 38 (26.39%) JSON
7 38 (26.39%) JIRA
8 34 (23.61%) .NET
8 34 (23.61%) CSS
8 34 (23.61%) Microservices
9 33 (22.92%) HTML
10 30 (20.83%) Node.js
11 29 (20.14%) Git (software)
12 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (19.44%) SQL
13 27 (18.75%) Jenkins
14 25 (17.36%) AngularJS
14 25 (17.36%) XML
14 25 (17.36%) MVC
15 24 (16.67%) BDD
16 22 (15.28%) Test Automation
17 21 (14.58%) Selenium
18 20 (13.89%) Web Application Development
19 19 (13.19%) Docker
19 19 (13.19%) MongoDB
19 19 (13.19%) HTML5
19 19 (13.19%) OO
19 19 (13.19%) C#

RESTful
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 (3.47%) Confluence
2 3 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) GitHub
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) SaaS
4 3 (2.08%) npm
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) MongoDB
2 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (9.03%) MySQL
6 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.08%) Big Data
9 3 (2.08%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (26.39%) JIRA
2 29 (20.14%) Git (software)
3 27 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 21 (14.58%) Selenium
5 12 (8.33%) PyCharm
6 11 (7.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (6.25%) Gradle
7 9 (6.25%) JUnit
7 9 (6.25%) Maven
8 8 (5.56%) Mockito
9 7 (4.86%) JSUnit
10 6 (4.17%) AccuRev
10 6 (4.17%) Bitbucket
10 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.17%) Vagrant
11 5 (3.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.47%) TestNG
12 4 (2.78%) Grunt
12 4 (2.78%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (6.25%) Retail
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Back Office
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Publishing
5 2 (1.39%) Electronics
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (90.97%) Developer
2 44 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.81%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.72%) Software Developer
5 13 (9.03%) Agile Developer
6 12 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Django Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (6.94%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.86%) iOS Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.17%) React Developer
12 5 (3.47%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (3.47%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (38.19%) Web Services
2 40 (27.78%) Spring
3 38 (26.39%) JSON
4 34 (23.61%) .NET
4 34 (23.61%) CSS
5 33 (22.92%) HTML
6 30 (20.83%) Node.js
7 25 (17.36%) AngularJS
7 25 (17.36%) XML
8 19 (13.19%) HTML5
9 16 (11.11%) Django
10 14 (9.72%) Spring Boot
11 12 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 12 (8.33%) CSS3
11 12 (8.33%) SOAP
12 11 (7.64%) jQuery
13 10 (6.94%) React
14 9 (6.25%) Express
15 8 (5.56%) Java EE
16 7 (4.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.56%) User Experience
2 7 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.17%) Animation
4 4 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.08%) Fintech
5 3 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.39%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.69%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Linux
2 12 (8.33%) Android
3 9 (6.25%) Unix
4 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.86%) Scrum
2 43 (29.86%) TDD
3 34 (23.61%) Microservices
4 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.36%) MVC
6 24 (16.67%) BDD
7 22 (15.28%) Test Automation
8 20 (13.89%) Web Application Development
9 19 (13.19%) DevOps
9 19 (13.19%) OO
9 19 (13.19%) SDLC
10 16 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 15 (10.42%) OOP
12 13 (9.03%) Kanban
13 12 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.64%) Front End Development
15 10 (6.94%) Android Development
16 9 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (48.61%) Java
2 46 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.44%) SQL
4 19 (13.19%) C#
5 13 (9.03%) Java 8
6 10 (6.94%) Groovy
7 9 (6.25%) Scala
8 7 (4.86%) Apple Swift
8 7 (4.86%) Python
9 5 (3.47%) PHP
9 5 (3.47%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.08%) Clojure
10 3 (2.08%) Delphi
10 3 (2.08%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.08%) PHP 7
10 3 (2.08%) Ruby
10 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.69%) ES6
11 1 (0.69%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (13.19%) Docker
2 6 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.08%) Terraform
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 9 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (2.08%) Adobe
4 3 (2.08%) Zend
5 2 (1.39%) Black Duck
5 2 (1.39%) hybris
5 2 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Apiary
6 1 (0.69%) Apple
6 1 (0.69%) Pega
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat