The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing REST 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-30.60% +31.49%
REST
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.43% 21.95% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 3
Median daily rate £350 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) WSO2
2 1 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (50.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Solace
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Green Hat
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Solace
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2