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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 0.89% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 2.91% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.34%
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
191 206 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.71% 30.52% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 145 69
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 22 August 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 5 (38.46%) Alterian
4 5 (38.46%) CMS
4 5 (38.46%) JSTL
4 5 (38.46%) JSP
4 5 (38.46%) Ant
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 5 (38.46%) XSLT
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Apache
4 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
5 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (30.77%) WSDL
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) EAI
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) CMS
1 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
2 5 (38.46%) Ant
2 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) JSTL
4 5 (38.46%) JSP
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 5 (38.46%) XSLT
5 4 (30.77%) WSDL
5 4 (30.77%) XSD
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
8 1 (7.69%) WCF
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) EAI
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Alterian
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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