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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 41 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 19 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.12% 1.59% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.92% 6.67% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 2
Median daily rate £388 £525 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £500 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.53%

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
174 150 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.57% 23.85% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 107 72
Median daily rate £370 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) CSS
4 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 14 (48.28%) jQuery
5 13 (44.83%) SOAP
6 11 (37.93%) XML
6 11 (37.93%) Spring
7 10 (34.48%) Web Development
7 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
8 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
8 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) Node.js
9 7 (24.14%) SOLID
10 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
10 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (20.69%) Hazelcast
10 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
10 6 (20.69%) JSON
10 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.69%) J2EE
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing

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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) GitHub
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) Hazelcast
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) gulp
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) JHipster
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Protractor
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) DbUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Hudson
4 2 (6.90%) jMock
4 2 (6.90%) Mockito
4 2 (6.90%) PhantomJS
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) jQuery
2 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 13 (44.83%) SOAP
4 11 (37.93%) Spring
4 11 (37.93%) XML
5 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
6 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) Node.js
8 6 (20.69%) J2EE
8 6 (20.69%) JSON
8 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
9 5 (17.24%) JDBC
10 4 (13.79%) Ajax
10 4 (13.79%) Java EE
11 3 (10.34%) ODBC
11 3 (10.34%) SAML
11 3 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Wiki
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) SOLID
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Kanban
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) XQuery
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
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