Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 60 104
Rank change year-on-year -36 +44 +31
Contract jobs citing RESTful 111 185 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.06% 3.06% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.31% 10.22% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 129 108
North West median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £308 £315 £308
90th Percentile £488 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +11.88%
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% -14.67%

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 1,760 1,811 2,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.68% 30.00% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,213 1,248 1,338
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
10th Percentile £281 £275 £267
90th Percentile £545 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 78
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +14.58% +16.37%
10th Percentile £17.78 £16.85 £16.93
90th Percentile £43.00 £51.65 £42.88
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -24 60 £388 -8.82% 59
Cheshire -18 31 £350 -15.41% 22
Merseyside +9 10 £400 -5.88% 9
Lancashire +5 4 £315 +26.00% 10
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (53.15%) Java
3 58 (52.25%) Web Services
4 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
5 44 (39.64%) Spring
6 38 (34.23%) HTML
7 37 (33.33%) Microservices
8 36 (32.43%) TDD
9 35 (31.53%) Scrum
10 30 (27.03%) Jenkins
11 29 (26.13%) AngularJS
12 28 (25.23%) CSS
12 28 (25.23%) C#
12 28 (25.23%) React
13 26 (23.42%) Spring Boot
14 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
15 24 (21.62%) BDD
15 24 (21.62%) MVC
16 22 (19.82%) Git (software)
17 21 (18.92%) JSON
17 21 (18.92%) DevOps
18 20 (18.02%) NoSQL
18 20 (18.02%) Node.js
18 20 (18.02%) .NET
19 19 (17.12%) SQL
19 19 (17.12%) SOAP
19 19 (17.12%) Linux
19 19 (17.12%) Maven
20 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
21 17 (15.32%) Gradle

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 (7.21%) nginx
2 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.90%) Drupal
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.80%) Magento
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) PaaS
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.50%) IaaS
5 4 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.60%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.70%) npm
7 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
2 20 (18.02%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.51%) MySQL
4 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.21%) CouchDB
7 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.50%) Big Data
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.80%) Redis
11 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.90%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 22 (19.82%) Git (software)
3 19 (17.12%) Maven
4 17 (15.32%) Gradle
5 10 (9.01%) Selenium
6 9 (8.11%) JIRA
7 8 (7.21%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.31%) IntelliJ
9 6 (5.41%) Grunt
9 6 (5.41%) gulp
9 6 (5.41%) JUnit
9 6 (5.41%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.50%) GitLab
10 5 (4.50%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.60%) JProfiler
11 4 (3.60%) Mocha
11 4 (3.60%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Advertising
3 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.80%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (75.68%) Developer
2 47 (42.34%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Agile Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) React Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) JSP Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (52.25%) Web Services
2 44 (39.64%) Spring
3 38 (34.23%) HTML
4 29 (26.13%) AngularJS
5 28 (25.23%) CSS
5 28 (25.23%) React
6 26 (23.42%) Spring Boot
7 21 (18.92%) JSON
8 20 (18.02%) .NET
8 20 (18.02%) Node.js
9 19 (17.12%) SOAP
10 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET
10 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (11.71%) CSS3
11 13 (11.71%) HTML5
11 13 (11.71%) XML
12 12 (10.81%) Hibernate
12 12 (10.81%) jQuery
13 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (9.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.31%) User Experience
4 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) iPad
4 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.80%) Fintech
7 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) RIA
8 1 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.90%) Social Media
8 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Unix
4 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) Microservices
3 36 (32.43%) TDD
4 35 (31.53%) Scrum
5 24 (21.62%) BDD
5 24 (21.62%) MVC
6 21 (18.92%) DevOps
7 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 14 (12.61%) OO
9 14 (12.61%) OOP
10 13 (11.71%) Kanban
10 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.11%) Open Source
12 8 (7.21%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.31%) Refactoring
14 6 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.15%) Java
2 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.23%) C#
4 19 (17.12%) SQL
5 10 (9.01%) Ruby
6 9 (8.11%) PHP
7 5 (4.50%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) Groovy
7 5 (4.50%) Python
7 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.80%) GraphQL
9 2 (1.80%) PHP 7
9 2 (1.80%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.90%) Clojure
10 1 (0.90%) Erlang
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) GPG13
2 1 (0.90%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Docker
2 8 (7.21%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Ansible
2 10 (9.01%) Puppet
3 6 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.50%) Kibana
4 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.60%) logstash
6 1 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Perforce
4 3 (2.70%) Capita
4 3 (2.70%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.80%) Apple
5 2 (1.80%) Google
5 2 (1.80%) Zend
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com