The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 54 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing REST 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 0.97% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 4.00% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £322 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
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
143 200 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.55% 24.15% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 150 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -53.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) SOAP
2 12 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) HTML5
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) SOA
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
9 5 (23.81%) Ajax
9 5 (23.81%) XPath
9 5 (23.81%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) CRM
9 5 (23.81%) ERP
9 5 (23.81%) MVC
9 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) EAI
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) DTS
10 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
10 4 (19.05%) EDI
10 4 (19.05%) PHP
10 4 (19.05%) VB
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (14.29%) CMS
4 2 (9.52%) Mule
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) DTS
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) NUnit
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Architect
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Architect
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) SOAP
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
5 7 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) Ajax
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (19.05%) EDI
8 4 (19.05%) Spring
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (14.29%) CSS3
9 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 3 (14.29%) WCF
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (9.52%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) ERP
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) EAI
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) SOLID
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) XPath
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) VB
6 3 (14.29%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) EMC Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago