The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 30 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% 2.68% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 6.67% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +37.52%
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.22% 40.27% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 28
Median daily rate £325 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) XML-RPC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Lua
3 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ERP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) NSubstitute
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) XML-RPC
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Ninject
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) IVR
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Lua
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) DevExpress
2 1 (16.67%) Genesys
2 1 (16.67%) KANA