Period
to 19 March 2019

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 6 months to 19 March 2019 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
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 100 66
Rank change year-on-year +26 -34 +27
Contract jobs citing RESTful 158 122 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.79% 2.19% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 6.64% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 90 114
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £320
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +23.29% -2.67%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,874 1,837 1,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.05% 32.96% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,303 1,258 1,203
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £273
90th Percentile £575 £548 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 32
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £36.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.07% -9.38% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.83 £14.54 £26.00
90th Percentile £44.35 £43.00 £51.69
England median hourly rate £41.85 £41.41 £40.50
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.25% +4.85%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Manchester +24 97 £425 +6.25% 86
Merseyside +19 39 £425 +6.25% 7
Cheshire -10 15 £425 +25.00% 18
Lancashire -19 3 £650 +48.57% 8
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 104 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (48.10%) Web Services
3 73 (46.20%) Java
4 72 (45.57%) JavaScript
5 66 (41.77%) .NET
6 56 (35.44%) C#
7 55 (34.81%) CSS
8 50 (31.65%) HTML
9 41 (25.95%) SQL
10 40 (25.32%) Microsoft
10 40 (25.32%) Node.js
11 37 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (22.15%) Front End Development
14 33 (20.89%) Visual Studio
14 33 (20.89%) TDD
15 32 (20.25%) Spring
15 32 (20.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (18.35%) Test Automation
17 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
18 26 (16.46%) jQuery
18 26 (16.46%) AngularJS
19 25 (15.82%) Microservices
19 25 (15.82%) React
19 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
20 24 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
20 24 (15.19%) XML
20 24 (15.19%) CRM
20 24 (15.19%) Dynamics 365

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 5 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (2.53%) Apache Solr
2 4 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.53%) MQSeries
2 4 (2.53%) Mule
3 3 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.63%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (15.19%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (12.03%) GitHub
5 4 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (2.53%) Apigee
6 3 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.90%) PaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.27%) IaaS
7 2 (1.27%) npm
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) DSL
2 2 (1.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) MySQL
2 14 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (6.33%) RavenDB
5 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) Power BI
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (20.89%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 22 (13.92%) JIRA
4 21 (13.29%) Jenkins
5 19 (12.03%) Selenium
6 13 (8.23%) JMeter
6 13 (8.23%) Maven
7 9 (5.70%) AccuRev
8 8 (5.06%) WebDriver
9 7 (4.43%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.43%) JUnit
9 7 (4.43%) Mercurial
9 7 (4.43%) Mockito
10 6 (3.80%) Hamcrest
11 5 (3.16%) PyCharm
11 5 (3.16%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.53%) NeoLoad
13 3 (1.90%) Gradle
13 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (9.49%) Marketing
2 13 (8.23%) Finance
3 9 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.06%) Electronics
4 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.80%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (70.89%) Developer
2 33 (20.89%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.56%) .NET Developer
4 18 (11.39%) React Developer
5 17 (10.76%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (8.86%) Agile Developer
6 14 (8.86%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (8.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.33%) Team Leader
11 8 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (5.06%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.43%) Tester
13 6 (3.80%) Android Developer
13 6 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (3.80%) SQL Developer
14 5 (3.16%) CRM Developer
14 5 (3.16%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (48.10%) Web Services
2 66 (41.77%) .NET
3 55 (34.81%) CSS
4 50 (31.65%) HTML
5 40 (25.32%) Node.js
6 32 (20.25%) Spring
6 32 (20.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 26 (16.46%) AngularJS
7 26 (16.46%) jQuery
8 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
8 25 (15.82%) React
9 24 (15.19%) XML
10 23 (14.56%) SOAP
11 19 (12.03%) Spring Boot
12 16 (10.13%) JSON
13 14 (8.86%) CSS3
13 14 (8.86%) HTML5
14 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
15 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET Core
15 11 (6.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) User Experience
2 11 (6.96%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.06%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.53%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Blog
7 1 (0.63%) Fintech
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.39%) Linux
2 17 (10.76%) Unix
3 6 (3.80%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) CentOS
4 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (22.15%) Front End Development
4 33 (20.89%) TDD
5 29 (18.35%) Test Automation
6 25 (15.82%) Microservices
7 24 (15.19%) CRM
8 23 (14.56%) Case Management
9 22 (13.92%) Data Modelling
10 21 (13.29%) ITIL
10 21 (13.29%) Scrum
10 21 (13.29%) Service Management
11 20 (12.66%) OO
12 17 (10.76%) BDD
13 15 (9.49%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (9.49%) Workflow
14 14 (8.86%) E-Commerce
15 12 (7.59%) Change Management
15 12 (7.59%) Configuration Management
16 11 (6.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 73 (46.20%) Java
2 72 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 56 (35.44%) C#
4 41 (25.95%) SQL
5 21 (13.29%) Java 8
5 21 (13.29%) Python
6 18 (11.39%) Ruby
7 16 (10.13%) Scala
8 12 (7.59%) VB.NET
9 11 (6.96%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.80%) R
11 5 (3.16%) Kotlin
11 5 (3.16%) PHP
11 5 (3.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.27%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.63%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Kibana
1 4 (2.53%) logstash
2 2 (1.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Terraform
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 40 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) SAP
3 8 (5.06%) Google
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle
4 5 (3.16%) Adobe
4 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.53%) Tealium
6 2 (1.27%) Black Duck
6 2 (1.27%) Zend
7 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.63%) Pega
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.63%) UiPath