The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 30 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
England / North West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 112 100
Rank change year-on-year +57 -12  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 79 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.86% 1.49% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 5.87% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 52
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £425
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 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 882 1022 898
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.96% 25.40% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 696 568
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -7.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.13 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in the North West

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in the North West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the North West

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cheshire +39 35 £425 +18.05% 7
Manchester +13 31 £425 +9.67% 16
Merseyside - 11 £425 - 2
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 109 (65.66%) Java
2 99 (59.64%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (53.61%) Web Services
4 77 (46.39%) JavaScript
5 66 (39.76%) Spring
6 55 (33.13%) TDD
7 54 (32.53%) HTML
8 51 (30.72%) CSS
9 48 (28.92%) Scrum
10 41 (24.70%) Microservices
11 39 (23.49%) BDD
12 38 (22.89%) Git (software)
12 38 (22.89%) XML
13 36 (21.69%) Linux
14 35 (21.08%) SQL
15 34 (20.48%) Oracle
16 33 (19.88%) AngularJS
16 33 (19.88%) Spring Boot
17 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
18 31 (18.67%) NoSQL
19 30 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (18.07%) MySQL
20 28 (16.87%) JSON
21 24 (14.46%) Finance
21 24 (14.46%) React
21 24 (14.46%) Jenkins
22 23 (13.86%) J2EE
22 23 (13.86%) HTML5
23 22 (13.25%) Open Source
24 21 (12.65%) Banking

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.20%) CMS
2 2 (1.20%) Confluence
2 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.41%) GitHub
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.24%) HTTP
2 6 (3.61%) LAN
2 6 (3.61%) WAN
3 5 (3.01%) Firewall
3 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.01%) VoIP
3 5 (3.01%) VPN
4 4 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
2 31 (18.67%) NoSQL
3 30 (18.07%) MySQL
4 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
5 15 (9.04%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.61%) Redis
8 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.41%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.60%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 38 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.64%) JUnit
4 8 (4.82%) Selenium
5 7 (4.22%) JIRA
6 5 (3.01%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.01%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.01%) Maven
7 4 (2.41%) Gradle
7 4 (2.41%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.41%) NUnit
8 3 (1.81%) Ant
8 3 (1.81%) Babel
8 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.81%) gulp
8 3 (1.81%) Mockito
8 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.20%) Grunt
9 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (76.51%) Developer
2 81 (48.80%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (7.83%) Agile Developer
4 13 (7.83%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.63%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.02%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (6.02%) Java Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Scala Developer
9 7 (4.22%) AWS Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Scala Software Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Senior Java Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Angular Developer
11 5 (3.01%) XML Developer
12 4 (2.41%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.41%) JSP Developer
12 4 (2.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (53.61%) Web Services
2 66 (39.76%) Spring
3 54 (32.53%) HTML
4 51 (30.72%) CSS
5 38 (22.89%) XML
6 33 (19.88%) AngularJS
6 33 (19.88%) Spring Boot
7 28 (16.87%) JSON
8 24 (14.46%) React
9 23 (13.86%) HTML5
9 23 (13.86%) J2EE
10 20 (12.05%) CSS3
11 19 (11.45%) REST
12 18 (10.84%) Node.js
12 18 (10.84%) SOAP
13 15 (9.04%) Ember.js
13 15 (9.04%) Hibernate
14 14 (8.43%) .NET
14 14 (8.43%) Backbone.js
15 13 (7.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.01%) User Experience
4 4 (2.41%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.81%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.20%) Fintech
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.69%) Linux
2 8 (4.82%) Unix
3 7 (4.22%) Windows
4 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (59.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.13%) TDD
3 48 (28.92%) Scrum
4 41 (24.70%) Microservices
5 39 (23.49%) BDD
6 30 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (13.25%) Open Source
8 21 (12.65%) Coaching
8 21 (12.65%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (12.05%) Front End Development
9 20 (12.05%) Software Engineering
10 19 (11.45%) Kanban
11 18 (10.84%) MVC
12 17 (10.24%) High Availability
12 17 (10.24%) OO
13 13 (7.83%) DevOps
13 13 (7.83%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (7.23%) API Design
14 12 (7.23%) Pair Programming
15 11 (6.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 109 (65.66%) Java
2 77 (46.39%) JavaScript
3 35 (21.08%) SQL
4 20 (12.05%) Scala
5 15 (9.04%) C#
6 7 (4.22%) Python
7 5 (3.01%) Clojure
7 5 (3.01%) Groovy
8 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.20%) F#
8 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.20%) PHP
8 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) CISSP
1 6 (3.61%) SANS
1 6 (3.61%) SSCP
2 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) Degree
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) Kibana
2 5 (3.01%) logstash
2 5 (3.01%) QRadar
3 3 (1.81%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.20%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.20%) Nagios
4 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (20.48%) Oracle
2 8 (4.82%) Sybase
2 8 (4.82%) TIBCO
3 7 (4.22%) VMware
4 6 (3.61%) IBM
4 6 (3.61%) Splunk
4 6 (3.61%) Twitter
5 5 (3.01%) Apple
5 5 (3.01%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe
6 2 (1.20%) ATG
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.20%) Google
6 2 (1.20%) hybris
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.20%) Perforce
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.60%) SaltStack
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