Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 74 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 +22
Contract jobs citing RESTful 187 139 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.16% 2.48% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.21% 7.97% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 110 131
North West median daily rate £413 £410 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -2.38% -1.18%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £315
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £62.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year -24.00% +22.55% +36.00%

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 2,031 1,744 1,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.32% 31.08% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,395 1,180 1,387
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £513 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 37
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.88 £20.00 £18.67
90th Percentile £64.00 £50.00 £44.15
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% +0.68%

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 October 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 19 October 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 +36 142 £400 +3.23% 60
Cheshire -18 32 £425 -5.56% 18
Merseyside -11 7 £400 -8.57% 11
Lancashire -21 4 £650 +106.35% 4
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 126 (67.38%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (58.29%) Java
3 78 (41.71%) Web Services
4 65 (34.76%) JavaScript
5 62 (33.16%) Spring
6 58 (31.02%) TDD
7 54 (28.88%) Scrum
8 49 (26.20%) Microservices
9 46 (24.60%) CSS
9 46 (24.60%) JSON
9 46 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (24.06%) HTML
11 43 (22.99%) AngularJS
12 42 (22.46%) SQL
13 40 (21.39%) JIRA
13 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
14 39 (20.86%) Test Automation
15 38 (20.32%) Git (software)
16 36 (19.25%) .NET
17 34 (18.18%) Selenium
18 33 (17.65%) XML
19 32 (17.11%) Node.js
20 31 (16.58%) BDD
20 31 (16.58%) MongoDB
21 29 (15.51%) DevOps
22 28 (14.97%) OO
23 26 (13.90%) MVC
24 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
25 24 (12.83%) MySQL
25 24 (12.83%) 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 7 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.21%) Confluence
3 5 (2.67%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.67%) Mule
4 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.63%) GitHub
4 5 (2.67%) Apigee
5 4 (2.14%) npm
5 4 (2.14%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.14%) SaaS
6 3 (1.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) HTTP
1 2 (1.07%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.58%) MongoDB
2 24 (12.83%) MySQL
2 24 (12.83%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.70%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (9.63%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.60%) Big Data
7 3 (1.60%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
1 40 (21.39%) JIRA
2 38 (20.32%) Git (software)
3 34 (18.18%) Selenium
4 19 (10.16%) Maven
5 14 (7.49%) Gradle
6 13 (6.95%) JMeter
7 12 (6.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (6.42%) PyCharm
8 11 (5.88%) JUnit
8 11 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 10 (5.35%) SoapUI
10 9 (4.81%) Mercurial
11 8 (4.28%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.28%) Grunt
11 8 (4.28%) Mockito
12 7 (3.74%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.74%) JSUnit
13 6 (3.21%) AccuRev
13 6 (3.21%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (7.49%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Marketing
3 9 (4.81%) Retail
4 8 (4.28%) Electronics
4 8 (4.28%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.67%) Banking
6 4 (2.14%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (86.10%) Developer
2 65 (34.76%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 14 (7.49%) Agile Developer
4 14 (7.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (7.49%) Software Developer
5 13 (6.95%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Django Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.35%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.81%) Android Developer
10 8 (4.28%) iOS Developer
10 8 (4.28%) React Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Tester
12 6 (3.21%) Angular Developer
12 6 (3.21%) Automation Tester
12 6 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (41.71%) Web Services
2 62 (33.16%) Spring
3 46 (24.60%) CSS
3 46 (24.60%) JSON
4 45 (24.06%) HTML
5 43 (22.99%) AngularJS
6 36 (19.25%) .NET
7 33 (17.65%) XML
8 32 (17.11%) Node.js
9 24 (12.83%) Spring Boot
10 21 (11.23%) React
11 20 (10.70%) HTML5
12 18 (9.63%) SOAP
13 16 (8.56%) Django
14 14 (7.49%) Hibernate
15 13 (6.95%) CSS3
16 12 (6.42%) ASP.NET
17 11 (5.88%) jQuery
17 11 (5.88%) REST
18 9 (4.81%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
1 9 (4.81%) Mobile App
1 9 (4.81%) User Experience
2 6 (3.21%) Animation
3 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.14%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.60%) Fintech
5 3 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.07%) Blog
6 2 (1.07%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.53%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.16%) Linux
2 12 (6.42%) Android
3 10 (5.35%) Unix
4 8 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.07%) CentOS
5 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (67.38%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.02%) TDD
3 54 (28.88%) Scrum
4 49 (26.20%) Microservices
5 46 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (20.86%) Test Automation
7 31 (16.58%) BDD
8 29 (15.51%) DevOps
9 28 (14.97%) OO
10 26 (13.90%) MVC
11 22 (11.76%) OOP
11 22 (11.76%) SDLC
12 20 (10.70%) Web Application Development
13 17 (9.09%) Front End Development
13 17 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
14 16 (8.56%) Kanban
15 12 (6.42%) Pair Programming
16 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 109 (58.29%) Java
2 65 (34.76%) JavaScript
3 42 (22.46%) SQL
4 20 (10.70%) C#
5 16 (8.56%) Groovy
6 15 (8.02%) Java 8
7 14 (7.49%) Python
8 10 (5.35%) Scala
9 7 (3.74%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.67%) PHP
10 5 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.60%) Clojure
12 3 (1.60%) Delphi
12 3 (1.60%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.60%) PHP 7
12 3 (1.60%) Ruby
12 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.49%) Degree
2 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (12.83%) Docker
2 6 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.14%) etcd
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.74%) Terraform
2 5 (2.67%) Kibana
2 5 (2.67%) logstash
3 4 (2.14%) Consul
4 3 (1.60%) Ansible
4 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
1 19 (10.16%) Oracle
2 12 (6.42%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.28%) SAP
4 6 (3.21%) Google
5 3 (1.60%) Adobe
5 3 (1.60%) Zend
6 2 (1.07%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.07%) Apple
6 2 (1.07%) Black Duck
6 2 (1.07%) hybris
6 2 (1.07%) Pega
6 2 (1.07%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) Apiary
7 1 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow