The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.56% 1.81% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 7.46% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
73 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 20.28% 24.19% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 50
Average daily rate £350 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.35 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) JSTL
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) hybris
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) ATG
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) IBM

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) JSTL
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle