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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 31 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.48% 1.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 5.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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
78 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.15% 23.40% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 13
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £181 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (40.00%) WF
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) XSLT
6 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
6 6 (40.00%) Middleware
6 6 (40.00%) SOAP
7 5 (33.33%) ETL
7 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (33.33%) MySQL
7 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
7 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (26.67%) Akamai
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Clustering
9 3 (20.00%) CRM
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (20.00%) Open Source
10 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) PowerPivot
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NCover
1 2 (13.33%) StyleCop
1 2 (13.33%) MSTest
1 2 (13.33%) NDepend
1 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (13.33%) NuGet
1 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Architect
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
6 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) WF
4 6 (40.00%) XSLT
4 6 (40.00%) Middleware
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) WSDL
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ATDD
3 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) EAI
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (26.67%) Akamai
4 1 (6.67%) webMethods
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) CODA