The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 1.26% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 6.00% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £350 £570 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +34.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
REST
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 150 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.34% 21.07% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 100 107
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Birmingham region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for REST.

1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) C#
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) Web Development
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (20.00%) Java EE
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) JUnit
1 3 (15.00%) NUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) DbUnit
2 2 (10.00%) jMock
2 2 (10.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) JSON
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
4 7 (35.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) Spring
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Java EE
7 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.00%) XQuery
7 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) CODA
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow