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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 40 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 17 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.60% 1.93% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.81% 9.02% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 2
Median daily rate £390 £525 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +70.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £500 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
193 133 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.56% 21.35% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 87 78
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 21 (67.74%) HTML
3 18 (58.06%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (45.16%) CSS
4 14 (45.16%) jQuery
5 13 (41.94%) SOAP
5 13 (41.94%) XML
6 12 (38.71%) Web Services
7 11 (35.48%) Spring
7 11 (35.48%) Web Development
7 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
8 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) .NET
9 9 (29.03%) SOLID
10 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
10 8 (25.81%) Scrum
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) J2EE
11 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (22.58%) Hazelcast
11 7 (22.58%) ServiceNow
11 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
12 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
12 6 (19.35%) Node.js
12 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
12 6 (19.35%) JSON
12 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance 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 3 (9.68%) JBoss
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) GitHub
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LDAP
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) Hazelcast
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) gulp
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) JHipster
3 3 (9.68%) Protractor
3 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) Hudson
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) PhantomJS
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.23%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) jMock
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
5 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Service Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) CSS
2 14 (45.16%) jQuery
3 13 (41.94%) SOAP
3 13 (41.94%) XML
4 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
5 11 (35.48%) Spring
6 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
8 7 (22.58%) J2EE
8 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
9 6 (19.35%) JSON
9 6 (19.35%) Node.js
10 4 (12.90%) Ajax
10 4 (12.90%) Java EE
10 4 (12.90%) JDBC
11 3 (9.68%) CSS3
11 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
11 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Web Development
3 9 (29.03%) SOLID
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) ITSM
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
9 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 18 (58.06%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) ServiceNow
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft