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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 70 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Contract jobs citing REST 80 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.47% 1.07% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.19% 4.89% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 10
Median daily rate £395 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £590 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
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
785 552 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.25% 21.89% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 351 336
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
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 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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Coventry - 22 £400 - 3
Shropshire -13 19 £475 +11.76% 2
Birmingham -8 9 £350 -38.59% 9
Solihull - 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -4 3 £350 +29.62% 2
Staffordshire -6 1 - - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 81 (49.39%) Java
2 80 (48.78%) JSON
3 79 (48.17%) JavaScript
4 77 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (45.73%) SOAP
6 71 (43.29%) HTML
7 69 (42.07%) CSS
8 62 (37.80%) SQL
9 60 (36.59%) XML
10 58 (35.37%) Spring
11 52 (31.71%) HTML5
12 50 (30.49%) Web Services
13 45 (27.44%) MVC
14 44 (26.83%) .NET
15 42 (25.61%) Hibernate
16 41 (25.00%) C#
17 36 (21.95%) Linux
17 36 (21.95%) Puppet
17 36 (21.95%) Docker
18 35 (21.34%) Open Source
19 33 (20.12%) MongoDB
20 31 (18.90%) DevOps
21 28 (17.07%) Microservices
21 28 (17.07%) Adobe
22 27 (16.46%) Unix
22 27 (16.46%) Scala
22 27 (16.46%) Play Framework
23 25 (15.24%) RESTful
23 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
23 25 (15.24%) J2EE

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 23 (14.02%) WebLogic
2 19 (11.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (8.54%) JBoss
3 14 (8.54%) SAS
4 13 (7.93%) Apache
4 13 (7.93%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (5.49%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.88%) CMS
7 7 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.66%) Mule
8 6 (3.66%) Mule ESB
8 6 (3.66%) nginx
8 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.44%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.83%) Confluence
11 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.22%) IIS
11 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.10%) Google App Engine
4 10 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (5.49%) IaaS
5 9 (5.49%) PaaS
6 5 (3.05%) Office 365
7 2 (1.22%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.20%) HTTP
2 9 (5.49%) DNS
3 5 (3.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.22%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) SSH
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.12%) MongoDB
2 19 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.15%) RDBMS
4 14 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (8.54%) Hadoop
5 13 (7.93%) Cloudera CDH
5 13 (7.93%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.93%) Pentaho
6 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.27%) Power BI
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.05%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.44%) MySQL
10 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (14.63%) Selenium
2 19 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.15%) JUnit
4 12 (7.32%) Eclipse
4 12 (7.32%) IntelliJ
4 12 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.71%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.66%) JIRA
6 6 (3.66%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.05%) Maven
8 4 (2.44%) NUnit
8 4 (2.44%) Subversion
9 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.22%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.22%) jMock
9 2 (1.22%) Mockito
10 1 (0.61%) gulp
10 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (0.61%) Automotive
3 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.61%) Publishing
3 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 123 (75.00%) Developer
2 51 (31.10%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.07%) Architect
4 22 (13.41%) .NET Developer
5 21 (12.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (12.80%) Software Engineer
6 20 (12.20%) Java Engineer
6 20 (12.20%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (11.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 19 (11.59%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 19 (11.59%) Java Software Developer
7 19 (11.59%) Scala Software Engineer
8 18 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (10.37%) Java Scala Developer
9 17 (10.37%) Scala Developer
10 13 (7.93%) Lead Developer
11 12 (7.32%) Administrator
11 12 (7.32%) C# Developer
11 12 (7.32%) Lead Software Developer
11 12 (7.32%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (48.78%) JSON
2 75 (45.73%) SOAP
3 71 (43.29%) HTML
4 69 (42.07%) CSS
5 60 (36.59%) XML
6 58 (35.37%) Spring
7 52 (31.71%) HTML5
8 50 (30.49%) Web Services
9 44 (26.83%) .NET
10 42 (25.61%) Hibernate
11 27 (16.46%) Play Framework
12 25 (15.24%) J2EE
12 25 (15.24%) RESTful
13 24 (14.63%) Java EE
14 23 (14.02%) CSS3
15 22 (13.41%) AngularJS
15 22 (13.41%) J2SE
15 22 (13.41%) Servlets
16 19 (11.59%) JSP
17 18 (10.98%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) Data Structures
2 9 (5.49%) Data Integration
2 9 (5.49%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.66%) DataPower
3 6 (3.66%) User Experience
4 5 (3.05%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.22%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.61%) IVR
8 1 (0.61%) Life Science
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.95%) Linux
2 27 (16.46%) Unix
3 12 (7.32%) Windows
4 9 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.22%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.44%) MVC
3 35 (21.34%) Open Source
4 31 (18.90%) DevOps
5 28 (17.07%) Microservices
6 25 (15.24%) Scrum
7 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
8 20 (12.20%) TDD
9 18 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (10.37%) SOA
11 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.54%) Configuration Management
11 14 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (7.32%) Data Architecture
13 11 (6.71%) CRM
13 11 (6.71%) Migration
13 11 (6.71%) Network Management
13 11 (6.71%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (6.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (49.39%) Java
2 79 (48.17%) JavaScript
3 62 (37.80%) SQL
4 41 (25.00%) C#
5 27 (16.46%) Scala
6 10 (6.10%) R
7 9 (5.49%) PHP
8 5 (3.05%) Ruby
8 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.83%) Python
9 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.22%) C
10 2 (1.22%) Groovy
10 2 (1.22%) Lua
10 2 (1.22%) Perl
10 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.22%) XQuery
11 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.61%) Haskell
11 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) Degree
3 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (21.95%) Docker
2 9 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (21.95%) Puppet
2 10 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.05%) Graphite
4 4 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.83%) Kibana
6 2 (1.22%) Consul
6 2 (1.22%) Grafana
6 2 (1.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (17.07%) Adobe
2 23 (14.02%) VMware
3 22 (13.41%) webMethods
4 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.98%) IBM
6 14 (8.54%) Google
7 13 (7.93%) Cloudera
8 12 (7.32%) Platfora
9 9 (5.49%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.27%) Oracle
11 4 (2.44%) CA
11 4 (2.44%) SevOne
12 3 (1.83%) SAP
13 2 (1.22%) Barracuda Networks
14 1 (0.61%) Apple
14 1 (0.61%) Avaya
14 1 (0.61%) CODA
14 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
14 1 (0.61%) Genesys
14 1 (0.61%) KANA
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