Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 +42
Contract jobs citing RESTful 204 135 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.39% 2.37% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.04% 7.38% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 98 129
North West median daily rate £411 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £315
90th Percentile £525 £483 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.70 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.21% +35.42% +12.50%

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 2,032 1,830 1,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.79% 32.19% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,403 1,265 1,334
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £11.52 £18.78 £15.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.80 £44.35
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Manchester +29 145 £400 - 75
Cheshire -10 29 £425 +3.66% 20
Merseyside +4 24 £418 +4.38% 16
Lancashire -24 3 £650 +106.35% 7
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 North West region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 150 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (54.41%) Java
3 103 (50.49%) Web Services
4 77 (37.75%) JavaScript
5 68 (33.33%) TDD
6 66 (32.35%) CSS
7 64 (31.37%) HTML
7 64 (31.37%) .NET
8 53 (25.98%) Spring
9 49 (24.02%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (23.53%) Scrum
11 45 (22.06%) C#
11 45 (22.06%) Test Automation
12 44 (21.57%) SQL
13 42 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 41 (20.10%) JSON
14 41 (20.10%) JIRA
14 41 (20.10%) XML
15 40 (19.61%) Node.js
16 39 (19.12%) Microsoft
17 38 (18.63%) AngularJS
18 37 (18.14%) Git (software)
19 36 (17.65%) Selenium
19 36 (17.65%) Microservices
20 33 (16.18%) Jenkins
21 31 (15.20%) BDD
21 31 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (14.71%) GitHub
23 28 (13.73%) OO
23 28 (13.73%) SQL Server

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 8 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (3.43%) Confluence
3 6 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.94%) Mule
4 4 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
Business Applications
1 14 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (14.71%) GitHub
4 14 (6.86%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.94%) Apigee
6 4 (1.96%) npm
7 3 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.47%) IaaS
8 2 (0.98%) SaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.49%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) HTTP
1 2 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 21 (10.29%) MySQL
4 18 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 17 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.90%) RavenDB
6 10 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.92%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.47%) Big Data
8 3 (1.47%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.49%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (20.10%) JIRA
2 37 (18.14%) Git (software)
3 36 (17.65%) Selenium
4 33 (16.18%) Jenkins
5 23 (11.27%) Visual Studio
6 18 (8.82%) Maven
7 17 (8.33%) JMeter
8 14 (6.86%) WebDriver
9 11 (5.39%) SoapUI
10 10 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (4.90%) PyCharm
11 9 (4.41%) Gradle
11 9 (4.41%) JUnit
11 9 (4.41%) Mercurial
12 8 (3.92%) AccuRev
12 8 (3.92%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.92%) Mockito
13 7 (3.43%) Cucumber
13 7 (3.43%) JSUnit
14 6 (2.94%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (7.84%) Marketing
2 14 (6.86%) Finance
3 12 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.39%) Electronics
4 11 (5.39%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.47%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.98%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (83.82%) Developer
2 62 (30.39%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.31%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.84%) Agile Developer
6 15 (7.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.35%) Software Developer
7 14 (6.86%) React Developer
8 13 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Django Developer
11 9 (4.41%) Android Developer
11 9 (4.41%) Tester
12 8 (3.92%) Applications Developer
12 8 (3.92%) Automation Tester
12 8 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (3.43%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (50.49%) Web Services
2 66 (32.35%) CSS
3 64 (31.37%) .NET
3 64 (31.37%) HTML
4 53 (25.98%) Spring
5 41 (20.10%) JSON
5 41 (20.10%) XML
6 40 (19.61%) Node.js
7 38 (18.63%) AngularJS
8 28 (13.73%) HTML5
9 26 (12.75%) React
9 26 (12.75%) SOAP
10 25 (12.25%) CSS3
11 22 (10.78%) jQuery
11 22 (10.78%) Spring Boot
12 21 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (9.31%) ASP.NET
14 14 (6.86%) .NET Framework
14 14 (6.86%) Django
15 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) User Experience
2 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.92%) Semantic Web
5 5 (2.45%) Animation
6 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.96%) NHS
7 3 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) Blog
8 2 (0.98%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.35%) Linux
2 12 (5.88%) Android
3 10 (4.90%) Unix
4 6 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.98%) CentOS
5 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.33%) TDD
3 49 (24.02%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (23.53%) Scrum
5 45 (22.06%) Test Automation
6 36 (17.65%) Microservices
7 31 (15.20%) BDD
8 28 (13.73%) OO
9 26 (12.75%) Front End Development
10 24 (11.76%) DevOps
11 22 (10.78%) MVC
11 22 (10.78%) OOP
12 21 (10.29%) SDLC
13 19 (9.31%) E-Commerce
14 16 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (7.84%) SOA
15 15 (7.35%) Pair Programming
15 15 (7.35%) Unit Testing
15 15 (7.35%) Web Application Development
16 14 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (54.41%) Java
2 77 (37.75%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.06%) C#
4 44 (21.57%) SQL
5 20 (9.80%) Python
6 19 (9.31%) Java 8
7 15 (7.35%) Scala
8 11 (5.39%) Ruby
9 9 (4.41%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.92%) Groovy
11 7 (3.43%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.94%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.94%) PHP
12 6 (2.94%) R
13 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.47%) Clojure
14 3 (1.47%) Delphi
14 3 (1.47%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.47%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.86%) Degree
2 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (7.84%) Docker
2 3 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (2.94%) Kibana
1 6 (2.94%) logstash
2 3 (1.47%) Ansible
2 3 (1.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) Terraform
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.35%) Oracle
3 12 (5.88%) SAP
4 10 (4.90%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.92%) Google
6 7 (3.43%) Adobe
7 4 (1.96%) Zend
8 3 (1.47%) Tealium
9 2 (0.98%) Black Duck
9 2 (0.98%) hybris
10 1 (0.49%) Apiary
10 1 (0.49%) Apple
10 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.49%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.49%) Pega
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.49%) UiPath