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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing REST 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.47% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.62% 3.70% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £525 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £297 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
151 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.27% 17.85% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) HTML5
4 11 (55.00%) SOA
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
4 11 (55.00%) Web Services
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) XML
6 8 (40.00%) VB
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (40.00%) EAI
6 8 (40.00%) CRM
6 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (40.00%) DTS
6 8 (40.00%) EDI
6 8 (40.00%) ERP
6 8 (40.00%) XPath
6 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (35.00%) Analytics
7 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Workflow
8 5 (25.00%) Project Management

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) DTS
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Applications Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) HTML5
3 11 (55.00%) SOAP
3 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) EDI
4 8 (40.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) WCF
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) JPA
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) OAuth
7 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
8 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.00%) J2EE
8 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SOA
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) CRM
3 8 (40.00%) EAI
3 8 (40.00%) ERP
4 7 (35.00%) Analytics
4 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Workflow
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) SOLID
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) VB
3 8 (40.00%) XPath
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) Demandware
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago