The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 91 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing REST 19 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.34% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 5.30% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 10
Average daily rate
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£355 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.96% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
REST
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
536 547 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 25.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 325 286
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the West Midlands region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

REST
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +3 7 £481 +28.33%
Warwickshire -7 3 £360 -4.00% 3
Birmingham -10 3 £325 +35.41% 1
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing REST 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 REST.

1 24 (66.67%) Web Services
2 17 (47.22%) SOAP
2 17 (47.22%) XML
3 15 (41.67%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) .NET
5 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (33.33%) SOA
7 11 (30.56%) XSLT
7 11 (30.56%) JSON
7 11 (30.56%) WCF
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.00%) HTML
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (22.22%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) IBM
10 7 (19.44%) Middleware
10 7 (19.44%) EAI
10 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) WF
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
12 5 (13.89%) XSD
12 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.89%) CRM
12 5 (13.89%) Java
12 5 (13.89%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.78%) Blender
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MII
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Extranet
2 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQLite
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) NUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.56%) NCover
2 2 (5.56%) StyleCop
2 2 (5.56%) MSTest
2 2 (5.56%) NDepend
2 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
2 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.56%) MSBuild
2 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.56%) NuGet
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
3 9 (25.00%) Integration Architect
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Microstrategy Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) Web Services
2 17 (47.22%) XML
2 17 (47.22%) SOAP
3 14 (38.89%) .NET
4 11 (30.56%) XSLT
4 11 (30.56%) WCF
4 11 (30.56%) JSON
5 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) Middleware
7 7 (19.44%) WF
8 6 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (13.89%) WSDL
9 5 (13.89%) XSD
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 3 (8.33%) Ajax
11 3 (8.33%) NHibernate
11 3 (8.33%) HTML5
11 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Kindle
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) DataPower
3 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) SOA
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) EAI
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.56%) Use Case
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.56%) VB6
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.56%) webMethods
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) Twitter
5 2 (5.56%) Talend
5 2 (5.56%) Green Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Facebook
6 1 (2.78%) Alterian
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.78%) CODA
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