Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 16 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 1 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 0.78% 11.40% 14.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 30.23% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 11
Salford median daily rate - £430 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.69% +32.76%
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.57

REST 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 Salford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 28.13% 37.72% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 24
Salford median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £300 £338 £245
90th Percentile £485 £529 £438
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Salford

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Salford.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Salford region with a requirement for REST.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Grails
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Spock
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Spock
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Grails
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle