The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RESTful
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 22 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.45% 1.42% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 3.23% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £373 £250 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -26.25%

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
49 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.06% 43.97% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 55
Median daily rate £275 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £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 £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 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
Stafford 0 2 £370 +48.00% 2
RESTful
West Midlands

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) WPF
6 4 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Laravel
6 4 (25.00%) User Experience
7 3 (18.75%) Gradle
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) Games
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) WCF

RESTful
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
1 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Gradle
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Ant
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.25%) CocoaPods
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (25.00%) Laravel
3 4 (25.00%) WPF
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) API Design
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile First
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) XPath
7 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Apple
1 2 (12.50%) Google