The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 23 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% - 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% - 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
45 22 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.95% 13.02% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 29
Average daily rate £500 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

RESTful
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Dojo
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Dojo
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM