Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 63 106
Rank change year-on-year -31 +43 +14
Contract jobs citing RESTful 133 169 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.31% 3.11% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.74% 9.80% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 116 91
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £300
90th Percentile £491 £478 £500
England median daily rate £490 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.89% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £29.50
England median hourly rate £70.00 £36.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +94.44% +22.03% -21.33%

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 1,972 1,724 2,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.18% 31.73% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,349 1,160 1,340
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 77
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +64.44%
10th Percentile £12.83 £15.08 £16.66
90th Percentile £42.70 £51.50 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.71%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -8 80 £400 -5.82% 74
Cheshire -38 35 £350 -16.67% 23
Lancashire -3 6 £450 +80.00% 7
Merseyside +2 4 - - 8
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 72 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (50.38%) Web Services
3 60 (45.11%) Java
4 57 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 50 (37.59%) HTML
6 49 (36.84%) Microservices
7 45 (33.83%) TDD
8 38 (28.57%) Spring
8 38 (28.57%) CSS
9 37 (27.82%) Scrum
10 33 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
12 30 (22.56%) C#
13 27 (20.30%) Git (software)
14 26 (19.55%) Test Automation
14 26 (19.55%) SQL
14 26 (19.55%) .NET
15 24 (18.05%) SOAP
15 24 (18.05%) OO
16 23 (17.29%) Maven
16 23 (17.29%) React
17 22 (16.54%) HTML5
17 22 (16.54%) Node.js
17 22 (16.54%) AngularJS
18 21 (15.79%) CSS3
19 20 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (15.04%) MVC
19 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET
19 20 (15.04%) Docker
20 19 (14.29%) Mobile App

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 6 (4.51%) Apache
1 6 (4.51%) nginx
2 5 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Jetty
5 1 (0.75%) Mule
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.02%) GitHub
4 10 (7.52%) PaaS
5 6 (4.51%) IaaS
6 5 (3.76%) npm
7 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.26%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.50%) SaaS
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.75%) NuGet
10 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) Serverless
10 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.53%) MySQL
2 17 (12.78%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.28%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.02%) CouchDB
5 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.26%) RavenDB
7 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.76%) Big Data
9 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.50%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.50%) DB2
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.75%) Redis
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
2 27 (20.30%) Git (software)
3 23 (17.29%) Maven
4 15 (11.28%) Gradle
5 10 (7.52%) Selenium
6 9 (6.77%) JIRA
6 9 (6.77%) SpecFlow
7 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.51%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.76%) Grunt
9 5 (3.76%) gulp
9 5 (3.76%) JUnit
10 4 (3.01%) Jasmine
10 4 (3.01%) PyCharm
10 4 (3.01%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.26%) Bower
11 3 (2.26%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.26%) Mocha
11 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.50%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Banking
3 2 (1.50%) Advertising
3 2 (1.50%) Games
3 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (76.69%) Developer
2 34 (25.56%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.53%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.77%) React Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.02%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Agile Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Android Developer
11 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Django Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Junior
11 4 (3.01%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (50.38%) Web Services
2 50 (37.59%) HTML
3 38 (28.57%) CSS
3 38 (28.57%) Spring
4 26 (19.55%) .NET
5 24 (18.05%) SOAP
6 23 (17.29%) React
7 22 (16.54%) AngularJS
7 22 (16.54%) HTML5
7 22 (16.54%) Node.js
8 21 (15.79%) CSS3
9 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET
10 19 (14.29%) Spring Boot
10 19 (14.29%) XML
11 18 (13.53%) jQuery
12 16 (12.03%) Hibernate
12 16 (12.03%) JSON
13 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 16 (12.03%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (8.27%) User Experience
4 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.51%) Fintech
6 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.01%) iPad
6 4 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Linux
2 6 (4.51%) Unix
3 5 (3.76%) Android
3 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.84%) Microservices
3 45 (33.83%) TDD
4 37 (27.82%) Scrum
5 33 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (19.55%) Test Automation
7 24 (18.05%) OO
8 20 (15.04%) MVC
9 19 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 17 (12.78%) BDD
10 17 (12.78%) OOP
11 13 (9.77%) DevOps
12 11 (8.27%) Pair Programming
12 11 (8.27%) SOA
13 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.52%) Kanban
14 8 (6.02%) Front End Development
14 8 (6.02%) Refactoring
14 8 (6.02%) Web Application Development
15 7 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) Java
2 57 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 30 (22.56%) C#
4 26 (19.55%) SQL
5 15 (11.28%) Java 8
6 14 (10.53%) Groovy
7 11 (8.27%) PHP
8 9 (6.77%) Python
8 9 (6.77%) Ruby
9 6 (4.51%) Scala
10 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.76%) Clojure
10 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.01%) C++
12 3 (2.26%) PHP 7
12 3 (2.26%) R
12 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.50%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) GDPR
1 1 (0.75%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) Docker
2 12 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Ansible
1 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.76%) Capita
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle
3 4 (3.01%) Adobe
3 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.26%) Tealium
5 2 (1.50%) Apple
5 2 (1.50%) Google
5 2 (1.50%) Perforce
5 2 (1.50%) webMethods
5 2 (1.50%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.75%) Apigee
6 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) SnapLogic
6 1 (0.75%) Splunk
6 1 (0.75%) Zend