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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing REST 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford - - 13.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST 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 Salford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 10 9 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 41.67% 25.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £425 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) GStreamer
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) IPTV
2 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) FFmpeg

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) GStreamer
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree