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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 1.08% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 4.37% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £338 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 - £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
234 183 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.25% 24.66% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 123 109
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) JSON
4 9 (45.00%) C#
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) NUnit
8 5 (25.00%) Ajax
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 4 (20.00%) Open Source
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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%) Mule
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Heroku
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) JSON
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) Ajax
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) Underscore.js
8 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (15.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.00%) PHP 5
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) EMC Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) CODA
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) VMware