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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 31 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.00% 0.52% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 2.33% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.20% +42.85%
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
37 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.50% 22.40% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 5
Median daily rate £415 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Solace
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (25.00%) WSO2
4 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework

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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Solace
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) WSO2