The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing REST 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 8.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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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
33 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.25% 9.58% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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