The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 61 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RESTful 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
RESTful
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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
182 205 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.93% 30.78% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 143 68
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Birmingham region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCAD
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook