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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 25 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.06% 1.38% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 3.13% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £285 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +26.36%

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
59 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.22% 44.14% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 43
Median daily rate £293 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
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 £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -4 1 £285 -
Stafford - 1 - - 1
REST
West Midlands

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Core Data
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Core Data
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) API Design
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker