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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 25 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.42% 0.75% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-36.60% -16.66%
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
71 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.65% 41.79% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 26
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 10 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Core Data
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Scrum Master
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Core Data
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Genesys
1 1 (25.00%) KANA