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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 57 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing REST 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 0.62% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.30% 2.60% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -12.65%
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
178 192 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.76% 23.88% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 139 106
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 31 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (36.00%) C#
7 9 (36.00%) CSS
7 9 (36.00%) HTML5
8 8 (32.00%) JSON
8 8 (32.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL
9 7 (28.00%) SOA
9 7 (28.00%) MVC
9 7 (28.00%) Ajax
10 6 (24.00%) ERP
10 6 (24.00%) CRM
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 5 (20.00%) PHP
11 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (20.00%) XPath
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (20.00%) Open Source
12 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (16.00%) Degree
12 4 (16.00%) jQuery

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 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Mule
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.00%) DTS
4 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) NUnit
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Applications Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) Web Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Architect
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 13 (52.00%) SOAP
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) JSON
5 8 (32.00%) XML
6 7 (28.00%) Ajax
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (16.00%) CSS3
9 4 (16.00%) EDI
9 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (16.00%) jQuery
9 4 (16.00%) Spring
9 4 (16.00%) WCF
10 3 (12.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) SOA
3 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (16.00%) EAI
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) SOLID
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Programming
7 2 (8.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) XPath
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) VB
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.00%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) EMC Certification
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) CODA
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
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