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 3 months to 27 April 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.

RESTful
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 69 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 31 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.23% 1.70% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.44% 6.90% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 24
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +10.00%  
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 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 481 449 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.60% 24.59% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 302 246
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.21% -53.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.30 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 -2 4 £400 -9.85%
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 47 (65.28%) Web Services
2 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 27 (37.50%) TDD
5 25 (34.72%) Java
6 24 (33.33%) Linux
7 23 (31.94%) Scrum
8 21 (29.17%) BDD
9 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
10 19 (26.39%) HTML
11 18 (25.00%) XML
12 17 (23.61%) High Availability
13 16 (22.22%) HTML5
13 16 (22.22%) CSS
14 15 (20.83%) HTTP
14 15 (20.83%) Scala
14 15 (20.83%) REST
15 14 (19.44%) CSS3
15 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
15 14 (19.44%) Node.js
15 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
15 14 (19.44%) SQL
16 13 (18.06%) OO
16 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (16.67%) Backbone.js
17 12 (16.67%) Front End Development
17 12 (16.67%) JUnit
17 12 (16.67%) Web Design
18 11 (15.28%) Oracle

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 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) HTTP
2 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) WAN
3 5 (6.94%) Firewall
3 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.94%) VoIP
3 5 (6.94%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.50%) MySQL
4 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.33%) Redis
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) JUnit
3 3 (4.17%) gulp
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (2.78%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.78%) Babel
4 2 (2.78%) Grunt
4 2 (2.78%) NUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Xcode
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) Mocha
5 1 (1.39%) Mockito
5 1 (1.39%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.39%) RSpec
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.11%) Banking
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (9.72%) Scala Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Scala Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.56%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) JSP Developer
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Security Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) Web Services
2 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 19 (26.39%) HTML
4 18 (25.00%) XML
5 16 (22.22%) CSS
5 16 (22.22%) HTML5
6 15 (20.83%) REST
7 14 (19.44%) CSS3
7 14 (19.44%) Node.js
8 12 (16.67%) Backbone.js
9 11 (15.28%) JSON
10 10 (13.89%) React
11 9 (12.50%) Spring
12 8 (11.11%) J2EE
12 8 (11.11%) Middleware
12 8 (11.11%) SOAP
12 8 (11.11%) XML Messaging
12 8 (11.11%) XSLT
13 7 (9.72%) Struts
14 6 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Unix
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) TDD
3 23 (31.94%) Scrum
4 21 (29.17%) BDD
5 17 (23.61%) High Availability
6 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.06%) OO
8 12 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 12 (16.67%) Web Design
9 11 (15.28%) Microservices
9 11 (15.28%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.72%) Analytics
12 7 (9.72%) Data Analytics
13 6 (8.33%) Case Management
13 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (8.33%) MVC
13 6 (8.33%) OOP
13 6 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 15 (20.83%) Scala
4 14 (19.44%) SQL
5 7 (9.72%) Python
6 6 (8.33%) C#
7 4 (5.56%) Clojure
7 4 (5.56%) Groovy
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.78%) F#
8 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) CISSP
1 6 (8.33%) SANS
1 6 (8.33%) SSCP
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
1 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Kibana
2 5 (6.94%) logstash
2 5 (6.94%) QRadar
3 3 (4.17%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Sybase
2 8 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 6 (8.33%) Splunk
3 6 (8.33%) Twitter
4 5 (6.94%) Apple
4 5 (6.94%) IBM
4 5 (6.94%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.78%) Adobe
5 2 (2.78%) Zend
6 1 (1.39%) RedPrairie