Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 64 117
Rank change year-on-year -17 +53 +5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 160 164 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.60% 2.90% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 9.14% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 132 92
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £318 £319 £315
90th Percentile £476 £480 £500
England median daily rate £488 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £42.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year +139.29% -17.65% +27.50%

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 2,156 1,794 2,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.07% 31.72% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,456 1,206 1,382
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £548 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 65 57
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -0.69%
10th Percentile £12.76 £24.15 £19.52
90th Percentile £51.40 £50.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 July 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 July 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 +20 117 £418 +4.38% 80
Cheshire -32 33 £384 -9.71% 20
Lancashire -8 6 £425 +6.25% 11
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 92 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (53.75%) Java
3 63 (39.38%) Web Services
4 61 (38.13%) JavaScript
5 55 (34.38%) Microservices
6 52 (32.50%) Spring
7 51 (31.88%) TDD
7 51 (31.88%) HTML
7 51 (31.88%) CSS
8 42 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (20.63%) Scrum
9 33 (20.63%) SQL
9 33 (20.63%) Jenkins
10 32 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 31 (19.38%) XML
12 29 (18.13%) Git (software)
12 29 (18.13%) Test Automation
13 28 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (16.88%) JSON
14 27 (16.88%) HTML5
14 27 (16.88%) Node.js
14 27 (16.88%) Docker
15 26 (16.25%) SOAP
16 24 (15.00%) .NET
16 24 (15.00%) MySQL
17 23 (14.38%) Groovy
18 22 (13.75%) GitHub
18 22 (13.75%) Spring Boot
19 21 (13.13%) CSS3
19 21 (13.13%) MongoDB

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 5 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (2.50%) Apache
2 4 (2.50%) Confluence
3 2 (1.25%) JBoss
3 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Jetty
4 1 (0.63%) Mule
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.75%) GitHub
3 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.13%) npm
4 5 (3.13%) OpenShift
4 5 (3.13%) SaaS
5 3 (1.88%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) NuGet
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
6 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) MySQL
2 21 (13.13%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.38%) RavenDB
6 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.63%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 29 (18.13%) Git (software)
3 21 (13.13%) JIRA
4 17 (10.63%) Maven
5 11 (6.88%) PyCharm
6 10 (6.25%) Gradle
6 10 (6.25%) Selenium
7 8 (5.00%) Grunt
7 8 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.38%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.38%) JUnit
9 6 (3.75%) Subversion
10 5 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (3.13%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.50%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.50%) Mockito
11 4 (2.50%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.50%) TestNG
11 4 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 13 (8.13%) Finance
2 5 (3.13%) Banking
3 4 (2.50%) Retail
4 3 (1.88%) Back Office
4 3 (1.88%) Legal
4 3 (1.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 133 (83.13%) Developer
2 50 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 12 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (6.88%) .NET Developer
4 11 (6.88%) Agile Developer
4 11 (6.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (6.25%) Django Developer
6 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.00%) React Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Backend Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.38%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.75%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.13%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (39.38%) Web Services
2 52 (32.50%) Spring
3 51 (31.88%) CSS
3 51 (31.88%) HTML
4 32 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 31 (19.38%) XML
6 27 (16.88%) HTML5
6 27 (16.88%) JSON
6 27 (16.88%) Node.js
7 26 (16.25%) SOAP
8 24 (15.00%) .NET
9 22 (13.75%) Spring Boot
10 21 (13.13%) CSS3
11 18 (11.25%) jQuery
11 18 (11.25%) React
12 17 (10.63%) ASP.NET
13 14 (8.75%) Hibernate
14 13 (8.13%) Django
15 10 (6.25%) J2EE
16 9 (5.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.38%) Fintech
3 7 (4.38%) User Experience
4 5 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.88%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.25%) Animation
7 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) Linux
2 10 (6.25%) Unix
3 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.75%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Windows
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.38%) Microservices
3 51 (31.88%) TDD
4 42 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (20.63%) Scrum
6 29 (18.13%) Test Automation
7 21 (13.13%) OO
8 18 (11.25%) Web Application Development
9 17 (10.63%) SOA
10 15 (9.38%) Front End Development
10 15 (9.38%) OOP
11 14 (8.75%) BDD
11 14 (8.75%) DevOps
11 14 (8.75%) MVC
12 12 (7.50%) SDLC
13 10 (6.25%) Pair Programming
13 10 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.00%) Software Delivery
15 6 (3.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (53.75%) Java
2 61 (38.13%) JavaScript
3 33 (20.63%) SQL
4 23 (14.38%) Groovy
5 20 (12.50%) C#
6 19 (11.88%) Java 8
7 13 (8.13%) Python
7 13 (8.13%) Scala
8 8 (5.00%) PHP
9 7 (4.38%) Clojure
10 5 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.50%) Ruby
11 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.88%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.88%) ES6
12 3 (1.88%) R
12 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.88%) VB
13 2 (1.25%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) GDPR
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.88%) Docker
2 11 (6.88%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.50%) etcd
4 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.75%) Terraform
3 4 (2.50%) Consul
3 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Salt
4 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) Atlassian
3 10 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (2.50%) Adobe
5 3 (1.88%) Splunk
5 3 (1.88%) Tealium
6 2 (1.25%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.25%) Capita
6 2 (1.25%) webMethods
6 2 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.63%) Apiary
7 1 (0.63%) Apigee
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Pega
7 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) SnapLogic