The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for JAX-RS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JAX-RS over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS, JSR 311, Jersey)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 145 144
Contract jobs citing JAX-RS 0 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.27% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 6
Median daily rate - £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JAX-RS 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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 811 1024 834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.39% 26.47% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 685 508
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

JAX-RS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing JAX-RS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JAX-RS in the North West

JAX-RS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JAX-RS in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JAX-RS in the North West