Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 77 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 103 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.37% 2.17% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.46% 6.56% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 55
Manchester median daily rate £423 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.42% -2.94% +17.24%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £317
90th Percentile £483 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
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 1,218 884 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.86% 33.02% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 561 647
Manchester median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £518
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 7
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.79 £14.75 £16.66
90th Percentile £42.00 £49.50 £40.60
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +12.91%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 - 3 £363 - 2
Stockport -1 2 £394 +16.67% 3
Salford -2 2 £400 - 3
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.57%) Microservices
3 47 (45.63%) Java
4 39 (37.86%) JavaScript
5 37 (35.92%) TDD
6 33 (32.04%) HTML
6 33 (32.04%) Web Services
7 31 (30.10%) CSS
7 31 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (28.16%) Scrum
9 27 (26.21%) Spring
10 22 (21.36%) HTML5
11 21 (20.39%) SQL
12 20 (19.42%) Docker
13 19 (18.45%) GitHub
14 18 (17.48%) AngularJS
14 18 (17.48%) Node.js
14 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
14 18 (17.48%) XML
15 17 (16.50%) .NET
15 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
15 17 (16.50%) CSS3
15 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
16 16 (15.53%) Web Application Development
16 16 (15.53%) OO
16 16 (15.53%) SOAP
16 16 (15.53%) SOA
16 16 (15.53%) jQuery
17 15 (14.56%) JSON
17 15 (14.56%) Microsoft

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 6 (5.83%) Apache
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.94%) JBoss
2 2 (1.94%) nginx
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) Mule
3 1 (0.97%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.45%) GitHub
2 15 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.88%) npm
4 4 (3.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) NuGet
5 1 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SSL
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (10.68%) MySQL
3 9 (8.74%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.80%) RavenDB
6 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.94%) DB2
8 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.97%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
1 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.65%) JIRA
3 10 (9.71%) Maven
3 10 (9.71%) PyCharm
4 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.83%) Gradle
6 5 (4.85%) Grunt
6 5 (4.85%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.88%) gulp
7 4 (3.88%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.88%) Selenium
7 4 (3.88%) Subversion
7 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.94%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.94%) JUnit
9 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Back Office
3 3 (2.91%) Publishing
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (80.58%) Developer
2 29 (28.16%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.71%) Agile Developer
3 10 (9.71%) Agile Java Developer
3 10 (9.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (7.77%) Django Developer
5 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 5 (4.85%) React Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Java Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.91%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Java Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) HTML
1 33 (32.04%) Web Services
2 31 (30.10%) CSS
3 27 (26.21%) Spring
4 22 (21.36%) HTML5
5 18 (17.48%) AngularJS
5 18 (17.48%) Node.js
5 18 (17.48%) XML
6 17 (16.50%) .NET
6 17 (16.50%) CSS3
7 16 (15.53%) jQuery
7 16 (15.53%) SOAP
8 15 (14.56%) JSON
9 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
9 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
10 10 (9.71%) Django
11 9 (8.74%) Spring Boot
12 8 (7.77%) Express
13 7 (6.80%) React
13 7 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) User Experience
2 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.91%) Fintech
5 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.91%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Animation
7 1 (0.97%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.85%) Unix
3 4 (3.88%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.57%) Microservices
3 37 (35.92%) TDD
4 31 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (28.16%) Scrum
6 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
7 16 (15.53%) OO
7 16 (15.53%) SOA
7 16 (15.53%) Web Application Development
8 13 (12.62%) BDD
8 13 (12.62%) OOP
9 10 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (8.74%) DevOps
10 9 (8.74%) Front End Development
10 9 (8.74%) MVC
11 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.80%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.83%) Kanban
13 6 (5.83%) Software Delivery
13 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.63%) Java
2 39 (37.86%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.39%) SQL
4 14 (13.59%) C#
5 11 (10.68%) Groovy
6 10 (9.71%) Java 8
6 10 (9.71%) Scala
7 9 (8.74%) Python
8 6 (5.83%) Clojure
9 5 (4.85%) Ruby
10 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.91%) PHP
11 3 (2.91%) R
12 2 (1.94%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.94%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.97%) C++
13 1 (0.97%) Java 9
13 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 20 (19.42%) Docker
2 9 (8.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) webMethods
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) Apigee
5 1 (0.97%) Capita
5 1 (0.97%) Pega
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) SnapLogic