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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 59 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 96 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.97% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.90% 4.26% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 15 12
Median daily rate £400 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £269 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £565 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +57.14%
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
807 564 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.98% 22.69% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 342 354
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Shropshire 0 27 £415 -0.59% 1
Coventry +7 22 £430 - 3
Birmingham -14 9 £350 -22.22% 6
Warwickshire -4 7 £350 +32.07% 4
Solihull - 6 - -
Staffordshire -1 1 - - 2
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 78 (50.00%) JSON
2 76 (48.72%) SOAP
3 75 (48.08%) Java
3 75 (48.08%) JavaScript
4 68 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (41.03%) HTML
6 62 (39.74%) XML
7 61 (39.10%) CSS
8 59 (37.82%) SQL
9 52 (33.33%) Spring
10 48 (30.77%) Web Services
10 48 (30.77%) HTML5
11 43 (27.56%) C#
12 42 (26.92%) .NET
13 41 (26.28%) MVC
14 40 (25.64%) Hibernate
15 35 (22.44%) Puppet
15 35 (22.44%) Docker
16 34 (21.79%) Open Source
17 33 (21.15%) Linux
18 32 (20.51%) MongoDB
19 30 (19.23%) Unix
19 30 (19.23%) DevOps
20 29 (18.59%) Microservices
20 29 (18.59%) Adobe
21 25 (16.03%) J2EE
22 24 (15.38%) WebLogic
22 24 (15.38%) Scala
22 24 (15.38%) Selenium
22 24 (15.38%) Play Framework

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 24 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 19 (12.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (9.62%) SAS
4 14 (8.97%) JBoss
5 13 (8.33%) Apache
5 13 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (5.13%) CMS
6 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.49%) Mule
7 7 (4.49%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.85%) Mule ESB
8 6 (3.85%) nginx
8 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (3.21%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.28%) IIS
12 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
2 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.41%) Google App Engine
4 10 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (5.13%) IaaS
5 8 (5.13%) PaaS
6 4 (2.56%) Office 365
7 2 (1.28%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.64%) Heroku
8 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) HTTP
2 8 (5.13%) DNS
3 4 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (1.28%) Firewall
4 2 (1.28%) LDAP
4 2 (1.28%) SSL
4 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.51%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.90%) Hadoop
3 15 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.62%) RDBMS
3 15 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.97%) Pentaho
5 13 (8.33%) Cloudera CDH
5 13 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.41%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.85%) Power BI
7 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.56%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.38%) Selenium
2 17 (10.90%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.69%) JUnit
3 12 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 11 (7.05%) Eclipse
4 11 (7.05%) IntelliJ
5 6 (3.85%) NUnit
5 6 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.21%) Maven
7 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.28%) Subversion
9 1 (0.64%) Grunt
9 1 (0.64%) JIRA
9 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.64%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.64%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (0.64%) Automotive
3 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.64%) Publishing
3 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (73.08%) Developer
2 42 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 31 (19.87%) Architect
4 23 (14.74%) .NET Developer
5 22 (14.10%) Software Engineer
6 21 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (12.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 20 (12.82%) Java Engineer
7 20 (12.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 19 (12.18%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 19 (12.18%) Scala Software Engineer
9 18 (11.54%) Java Software Developer
9 18 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (10.90%) Java Scala Developer
10 17 (10.90%) Scala Developer
11 13 (8.33%) C# Developer
11 13 (8.33%) Senior Developer
12 12 (7.69%) Administrator
12 12 (7.69%) Lead Developer
12 12 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (50.00%) JSON
2 76 (48.72%) SOAP
3 64 (41.03%) HTML
4 62 (39.74%) XML
5 61 (39.10%) CSS
6 52 (33.33%) Spring
7 48 (30.77%) HTML5
7 48 (30.77%) Web Services
8 42 (26.92%) .NET
9 40 (25.64%) Hibernate
10 25 (16.03%) J2EE
11 24 (15.38%) Play Framework
12 23 (14.74%) J2SE
13 22 (14.10%) Java EE
14 20 (12.82%) AngularJS
14 20 (12.82%) Servlets
15 19 (12.18%) RESTful
16 18 (11.54%) Apache Felix
16 18 (11.54%) Apache Sling
16 18 (11.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 10 (6.41%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.49%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.85%) DataPower
5 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.56%) User Experience
6 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.28%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.64%) IVR
8 1 (0.64%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.15%) Linux
2 30 (19.23%) Unix
3 11 (7.05%) Windows
4 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.28%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.28%) MVC
3 34 (21.79%) Open Source
4 30 (19.23%) DevOps
5 29 (18.59%) Microservices
6 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 20 (12.82%) Scrum
8 19 (12.18%) SOA
9 15 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (9.62%) TDD
10 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 12 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.05%) Network Management
13 10 (6.41%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (5.77%) Migration
15 8 (5.13%) Data Migration
15 8 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (48.08%) Java
1 75 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 59 (37.82%) SQL
3 43 (27.56%) C#
4 24 (15.38%) Scala
5 10 (6.41%) R
6 8 (5.13%) PHP
7 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.92%) Ruby
8 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.28%) C
9 2 (1.28%) Haskell
9 2 (1.28%) Lua
9 2 (1.28%) Perl
9 2 (1.28%) Python
9 2 (1.28%) XPath
10 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.64%) XAML
10 1 (0.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (3.85%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (22.44%) Docker
2 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) vCloud
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (22.44%) Puppet
2 8 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.21%) Graphite
4 4 (2.56%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.92%) Kibana
6 2 (1.28%) Consul
6 2 (1.28%) logstash
7 1 (0.64%) Grafana
Vendors
1 29 (18.59%) Adobe
2 23 (14.74%) VMware
2 23 (14.74%) webMethods
3 18 (11.54%) IBM
4 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.97%) Cloudera
6 12 (7.69%) Google
6 12 (7.69%) Platfora
7 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.85%) Oracle
9 4 (2.56%) CA
9 4 (2.56%) SevOne
10 3 (1.92%) SAP
11 2 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.64%) Avaya
12 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.64%) EMC
12 1 (0.64%) Genesys
12 1 (0.64%) KANA
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