The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 55 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 152 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.26% 29.69% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
West Midlands

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 18 April 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%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) MooTools
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) TextMate
General
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) MooTools
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian