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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 55 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing REST 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.82% 1.21% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 5.84% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £369 £570 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +75.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £525 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £590 £405
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 £30.64 £36.98 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-17.13% -17.83%
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
242 137 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.85% 20.73% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 98 108
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £11.46 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+772.41% -58.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) Spring
6 9 (42.86%) SOAP
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) CSS
7 8 (38.10%) .NET
8 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 7 (33.33%) jQuery
8 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) JSON
9 6 (28.57%) Web Development
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 6 (28.57%) SOLID
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle
10 5 (23.81%) J2EE
10 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 5 (23.81%) JIRA
10 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
10 5 (23.81%) Hazelcast
10 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (19.05%) Node.js
11 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
11 4 (19.05%) Ajax
11 4 (19.05%) Java EE

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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) Hazelcast
4 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) DbUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Hudson
3 2 (9.52%) jMock
3 2 (9.52%) Mockito
3 2 (9.52%) PhantomJS
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) Spring
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) SOAP
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) J2EE
7 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
8 4 (19.05%) Ajax
8 4 (19.05%) Java EE
8 4 (19.05%) Node.js
9 3 (14.29%) RESTful
9 3 (14.29%) XSLT
10 2 (9.52%) Struts
10 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) SOLID
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) XQuery
5 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft