Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 74 103
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 +39
Contract jobs citing RESTful 135 173 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.37% 2.71% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.36% 9.23% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 127 106
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £307 £315 £307
90th Percentile £488 £493 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £33.50
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +35.42% +12.50% -20.00%

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 1834 1875 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.22% 29.34% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1309 1316
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +14.81%
10th Percentile £290 £274 £268
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 79
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £33.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +5.53% +3.51%
10th Percentile £18.78 £15.33 £16.16
90th Percentile £49.80 £44.93 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 December 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 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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 +1 72 £400 -5.88% 33
Cheshire -15 38 £405 -1.82% 8
Merseyside +12 14 £400 - 3
Lancashire +8 6 £358 +43.00% 4
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 91 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (54.81%) Java
3 63 (46.67%) Web Services
4 54 (40.00%) Spring
4 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 39 (28.89%) TDD
6 38 (28.15%) Scrum
7 37 (27.41%) HTML
8 35 (25.93%) Microservices
8 35 (25.93%) Spring Boot
9 33 (24.44%) JSON
10 32 (23.70%) AngularJS
11 31 (22.96%) Jenkins
12 28 (20.74%) React
12 28 (20.74%) CSS
12 28 (20.74%) C#
13 26 (19.26%) BDD
14 25 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 25 (18.52%) XML
14 25 (18.52%) Linux
14 25 (18.52%) MVC
14 25 (18.52%) DevOps
15 24 (17.78%) MongoDB
16 23 (17.04%) SOAP
17 21 (15.56%) SQL
17 21 (15.56%) .NET
18 19 (14.07%) Maven
18 19 (14.07%) Node.js
19 17 (12.59%) NoSQL
19 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET

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 9 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.70%) nginx
2 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.48%) Drupal
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) WordPress
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.93%) PaaS
3 7 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.19%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.96%) IaaS
6 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.48%) npm
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) GitHub
7 1 (0.74%) Office 365
7 1 (0.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
1 1 (0.74%) SMS
1 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) MongoDB
2 17 (12.59%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.37%) MySQL
3 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.89%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.70%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.96%) Big Data
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.48%) Redis
10 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.74%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (22.96%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.07%) Maven
4 15 (11.11%) Gradle
4 15 (11.11%) JIRA
5 12 (8.89%) GitLab
6 9 (6.67%) Selenium
7 8 (5.93%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.44%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.44%) Grunt
8 6 (4.44%) gulp
8 6 (4.44%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.44%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.70%) JProfiler
9 5 (3.70%) JUnit
9 5 (3.70%) SonarQube
9 5 (3.70%) Subversion
10 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.48%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (72.59%) Developer
2 61 (45.19%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Agile Developer
5 8 (5.93%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.19%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Architect
7 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.44%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.96%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (2.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (46.67%) Web Services
2 54 (40.00%) Spring
3 37 (27.41%) HTML
4 35 (25.93%) Spring Boot
5 33 (24.44%) JSON
6 32 (23.70%) AngularJS
7 28 (20.74%) CSS
7 28 (20.74%) React
8 25 (18.52%) XML
9 23 (17.04%) SOAP
10 21 (15.56%) .NET
11 19 (14.07%) Node.js
12 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET
12 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (11.85%) Hibernate
14 13 (9.63%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (9.63%) HTML5
14 13 (9.63%) J2EE
15 11 (8.15%) .NET Framework
15 11 (8.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.70%) iPad
5 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
6 2 (1.48%) RIA
7 1 (0.74%) Fintech
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Linux
2 16 (11.85%) Windows
3 6 (4.44%) Unix
4 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.89%) TDD
3 38 (28.15%) Scrum
4 35 (25.93%) Microservices
5 26 (19.26%) BDD
6 25 (18.52%) DevOps
6 25 (18.52%) MVC
7 16 (11.85%) OO
7 16 (11.85%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.85%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.37%) OOP
9 14 (10.37%) Test Automation
10 13 (9.63%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (8.89%) Kanban
12 11 (8.15%) Software Architecture
13 9 (6.67%) Pair Programming
14 8 (5.93%) Front End Development
14 8 (5.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.81%) Java
2 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (20.74%) C#
4 21 (15.56%) SQL
5 8 (5.93%) PHP
6 7 (5.19%) Ruby
7 4 (2.96%) C++
7 4 (2.96%) Groovy
7 4 (2.96%) Python
7 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.96%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.48%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.74%) Erlang
9 1 (0.74%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.74%) Scala
9 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.19%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) GPG13
2 1 (0.74%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Docker
2 7 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Ansible
2 9 (6.67%) Puppet
3 8 (5.93%) Kibana
4 7 (5.19%) logstash
5 5 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.37%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Perforce
4 4 (2.96%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.96%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.48%) Apple
5 2 (1.48%) Capita
5 2 (1.48%) Google
5 2 (1.48%) Zend
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.74%) Splunk