Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 77 80
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 +22
Contract jobs citing RESTful 141 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.34% 2.18% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.63% 6.19% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 40 56
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £319 £312 £315
90th Percentile £486 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
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 1,326 1,017 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.83% 35.26% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 674 693
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +5.19%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £280
90th Percentile £545 £500 £512
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.52% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.09% -12.63%
10th Percentile £12.80 £14.75 £20.56
90th Percentile £42.00 £45.00 £43.25
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -9.38% +16.79% -8.67%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 - 6 £363 - 1
Salford -11 4 £340 -15.00%
Stockport +4 2 £394 +21.15% 5
Altrincham +2 1 - - 4
RESTful
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 91 (64.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (47.52%) Java
3 56 (39.72%) TDD
4 50 (35.46%) JavaScript
5 49 (34.75%) Web Services
6 44 (31.21%) CSS
6 44 (31.21%) HTML
7 41 (29.08%) Microservices
8 38 (26.95%) Spring
9 36 (25.53%) Scrum
9 36 (25.53%) .NET
10 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (21.99%) SQL
11 31 (21.99%) JSON
12 30 (21.28%) XML
13 28 (19.86%) HTML5
13 28 (19.86%) Node.js
14 27 (19.15%) Test Automation
15 26 (18.44%) JIRA
16 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
16 25 (17.73%) AngularJS
17 24 (17.02%) Git (software)
18 23 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (16.31%) MVC
19 22 (15.60%) Docker
20 21 (14.89%) GitHub
20 21 (14.89%) BDD
20 21 (14.89%) C#
21 20 (14.18%) SOAP
21 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET

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 (3.55%) Confluence
2 4 (2.84%) Apache
3 3 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Mule
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.71%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.89%) GitHub
3 20 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.55%) SaaS
5 4 (2.84%) npm
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) NuGet
6 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
1 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.80%) MySQL
3 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.96%) RavenDB
7 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.13%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.42%) Big Data
10 2 (1.42%) DB2
10 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (18.44%) JIRA
2 24 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.18%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.35%) Selenium
5 10 (7.09%) Maven
6 9 (6.38%) JUnit
6 9 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (5.67%) Mockito
7 8 (5.67%) PyCharm
7 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.26%) JSUnit
9 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.55%) Gradle
9 5 (3.55%) Grunt
9 5 (3.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.55%) TestNG
10 4 (2.84%) gulp
10 4 (2.84%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.84%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (5.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Banking
2 4 (2.84%) Retail
3 3 (2.13%) Back Office
3 3 (2.13%) Publishing
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 119 (84.40%) Developer
2 39 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.48%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (7.09%) Agile Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Android Developer
7 7 (4.96%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Django Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 6 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) React Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.55%) iOS Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) Web Services
2 44 (31.21%) CSS
2 44 (31.21%) HTML
3 38 (26.95%) Spring
4 36 (25.53%) .NET
5 31 (21.99%) JSON
6 30 (21.28%) XML
7 28 (19.86%) HTML5
7 28 (19.86%) Node.js
8 25 (17.73%) AngularJS
9 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
9 20 (14.18%) CSS3
9 20 (14.18%) jQuery
9 20 (14.18%) SOAP
10 13 (9.22%) Hibernate
10 13 (9.22%) Spring Boot
11 12 (8.51%) Django
12 10 (7.09%) Express
12 10 (7.09%) React
13 9 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Mobile App
1 8 (5.67%) User Experience
2 5 (3.55%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) Animation
3 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.13%) Fintech
4 3 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.13%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.42%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.42%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Blog
6 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.51%) Linux
2 10 (7.09%) Android
2 10 (7.09%) Unix
3 7 (4.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (64.54%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (39.72%) TDD
3 41 (29.08%) Microservices
4 36 (25.53%) Scrum
5 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 23 (16.31%) MVC
8 21 (14.89%) BDD
9 18 (12.77%) OO
10 16 (11.35%) SDLC
10 16 (11.35%) SOA
10 16 (11.35%) Web Application Development
11 14 (9.93%) DevOps
11 14 (9.93%) OOP
12 13 (9.22%) Unit Testing
13 12 (8.51%) Kanban
14 11 (7.80%) Pair Programming
15 10 (7.09%) Front End Development
15 10 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.52%) Java
2 50 (35.46%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.99%) SQL
4 21 (14.89%) C#
5 15 (10.64%) Groovy
6 14 (9.93%) Scala
7 13 (9.22%) Java 8
8 8 (5.67%) Python
9 7 (4.96%) Clojure
10 5 (3.55%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.84%) Ruby
12 3 (2.13%) Delphi
12 3 (2.13%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.13%) R
13 2 (1.42%) PHP
14 1 (0.71%) C++
14 1 (0.71%) ES6
14 1 (0.71%) Java 9
14 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 22 (15.60%) Docker
2 10 (7.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.67%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe
4 2 (1.42%) hybris
4 2 (1.42%) webMethods
5 1 (0.71%) Apiary
5 1 (0.71%) Apple
5 1 (0.71%) Capita
5 1 (0.71%) Pega
5 1 (0.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) SnapLogic