Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +52 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 170 128 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.99% 1.67% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.39% 6.48% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 93 90
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £317 £315 £300
90th Percentile £477 £500 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £405
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £51.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.63% +27.50% -11.11%

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1810 1974 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.83% 25.76% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1363 1084
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £268
90th Percentile £500 £513 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 56 43
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +18.84%
10th Percentile £17.93 £19.40 £15.63
90th Percentile £49.13 £47.33 £46.07
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Cheshire +44 71 £425 +6.25% 13
Manchester +13 65 £400 - 34
Merseyside - 27 £425 - 4
Lancashire +20 2 £400 +60.00% 4
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 113 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (65.88%) Java
3 71 (41.76%) Web Services
4 69 (40.59%) Spring
5 62 (36.47%) JavaScript
6 53 (31.18%) TDD
6 53 (31.18%) Spring Boot
7 43 (25.29%) HTML
8 42 (24.71%) Scrum
9 39 (22.94%) Oracle
9 39 (22.94%) CSS
10 38 (22.35%) Linux
11 35 (20.59%) XML
12 34 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 31 (18.24%) JSON
13 31 (18.24%) Microservices
14 30 (17.65%) AngularJS
14 30 (17.65%) Jenkins
14 30 (17.65%) BDD
15 29 (17.06%) MVC
15 29 (17.06%) Finance
16 28 (16.47%) MongoDB
16 28 (16.47%) Oracle Database
17 27 (15.88%) SQL Server
18 26 (15.29%) React
19 25 (14.71%) MySQL
19 25 (14.71%) C#
19 25 (14.71%) SQL
20 24 (14.12%) SOAP
20 24 (14.12%) Greenfield Project

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 14 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.18%) JBoss
4 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.59%) Confluence
5 1 (0.59%) Drupal
5 1 (0.59%) Mule
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.18%) GitHub
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) LAN
1 6 (3.53%) WAN
2 5 (2.94%) Firewall
2 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.94%) VoIP
2 5 (2.94%) VPN
3 4 (2.35%) HTTP
3 4 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.76%) Wireless
5 1 (0.59%) DNS
5 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.47%) MongoDB
1 28 (16.47%) Oracle Database
2 27 (15.88%) SQL Server
3 25 (14.71%) MySQL
4 7 (4.12%) Redis
5 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.76%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.88%) JIRA
4 7 (4.12%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.12%) GitLab
4 7 (4.12%) Selenium
5 6 (3.53%) IntelliJ
5 6 (3.53%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.94%) Gradle
6 5 (2.94%) Maven
6 5 (2.94%) NUnit
6 5 (2.94%) Subversion
7 4 (2.35%) gulp
7 4 (2.35%) Hudson
7 4 (2.35%) JProfiler
7 4 (2.35%) Moq
7 4 (2.35%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.76%) JUnit
8 3 (1.76%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (17.06%) Finance
2 23 (13.53%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.59%) Games
4 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (83.53%) Developer
2 101 (59.41%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (6.47%) Agile Developer
7 9 (5.29%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.35%) Analyst
12 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (2.35%) Senior Agile Developer
12 4 (2.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 4 (2.35%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (41.76%) Web Services
2 69 (40.59%) Spring
3 53 (31.18%) Spring Boot
4 43 (25.29%) HTML
5 39 (22.94%) CSS
6 35 (20.59%) XML
7 31 (18.24%) JSON
8 30 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 26 (15.29%) React
10 24 (14.12%) SOAP
11 23 (13.53%) .NET
12 22 (12.94%) J2EE
13 20 (11.76%) Hibernate
14 19 (11.18%) Ember.js
15 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (10.59%) jQuery
16 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET
17 15 (8.82%) .NET Framework
18 13 (7.65%) Entity Framework
18 13 (7.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.35%) User Experience
4 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.59%) RIA
6 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.35%) Linux
2 12 (7.06%) Windows
3 9 (5.29%) Unix
4 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.18%) TDD
3 42 (24.71%) Scrum
4 31 (18.24%) Microservices
5 30 (17.65%) BDD
6 29 (17.06%) MVC
7 21 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (12.35%) Open Source
8 19 (11.18%) Coaching
8 19 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (11.18%) Kanban
9 17 (10.00%) DevOps
9 17 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (7.65%) OO
11 12 (7.06%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.88%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.71%) API Development
13 8 (4.71%) Pair Programming
13 8 (4.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (65.88%) Java
2 62 (36.47%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.71%) C#
3 25 (14.71%) SQL
4 5 (2.94%) Python
4 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.76%) Apple Swift
5 3 (1.76%) Objective-C
5 3 (1.76%) PHP
5 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.76%) Scala
5 3 (1.76%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.18%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.59%) VBA
7 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.53%) CISSP
3 6 (3.53%) SANS
3 6 (3.53%) SSCP
4 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.76%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) GPG13
2 4 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) Kibana
2 8 (4.71%) logstash
3 5 (2.94%) QRadar
4 3 (1.76%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (22.94%) Oracle
2 12 (7.06%) TIBCO
3 8 (4.71%) Sybase
4 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.12%) Splunk
5 6 (3.53%) DevExpress
5 6 (3.53%) IBM
6 5 (2.94%) Apple
6 5 (2.94%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.76%) Perforce
8 2 (1.18%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.59%) HP
9 1 (0.59%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.59%) WSO2
9 1 (0.59%) Xamarin
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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