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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
England / West Midlands
Rank 68 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing REST 55 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.28% 1.15% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.02% 4.75% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 15
Median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £515 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
610 568 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.32% 24.19% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 342 307
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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
Birmingham +9 18 £388 -26.19% 9
Coventry +4 17 £450 -10.00% 3
Shropshire - 11 £450 - 2
Staffordshire +1 2 - - 2
Warwickshire -9 1 £750 +50.00% 3
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 60 (53.10%) JavaScript
2 56 (49.56%) HTML
3 53 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (46.02%) Java
5 51 (45.13%) CSS
5 51 (45.13%) JSON
6 49 (43.36%) SOAP
7 48 (42.48%) Web Services
8 37 (32.74%) Spring
9 32 (28.32%) XML
10 31 (27.43%) HTML5
11 29 (25.66%) SQL
12 28 (24.78%) Scrum
12 28 (24.78%) RESTful
13 25 (22.12%) MVC
14 24 (21.24%) AngularJS
15 23 (20.35%) Hibernate
16 21 (18.58%) Configuration Management
17 20 (17.70%) .NET
17 20 (17.70%) Linux
17 20 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (17.70%) jQuery
18 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
19 18 (15.93%) Ajax
19 18 (15.93%) TDD
20 17 (15.04%) HTTP
20 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
20 17 (15.04%) Open Source
20 17 (15.04%) CSS3
20 17 (15.04%) Relational Database

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 10 (8.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 10 (8.85%) OpenStack
1 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.31%) Confluence
4 4 (3.54%) JBoss
4 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.65%) Apache
5 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.77%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.85%) IaaS
2 10 (8.85%) PaaS
3 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.19%) Office 365
4 5 (4.42%) GitHub
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.04%) HTTP
2 10 (8.85%) DNS
3 9 (7.96%) LDAP
4 6 (5.31%) SSL
5 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.88%) Firewall
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
2 17 (15.04%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.96%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.08%) MySQL
6 7 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.31%) Hazelcast
7 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.65%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (2.65%) Power BI
10 2 (1.77%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.77%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.73%) JIRA
3 9 (7.96%) JUnit
3 9 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.19%) Subversion
5 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.42%) Selenium
7 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.54%) gulp
8 3 (2.65%) Ant
8 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.65%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.65%) JHipster
8 3 (2.65%) Maven
8 3 (2.65%) Protractor
9 2 (1.77%) Hudson
9 2 (1.77%) JMeter
9 2 (1.77%) Mockito
9 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (7.08%) Marketing
2 7 (6.19%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Automotive
4 2 (1.77%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (74.34%) Developer
2 34 (30.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Architect
4 10 (8.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Administrator
5 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Integration Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.54%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Integration Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (49.56%) HTML
2 51 (45.13%) CSS
2 51 (45.13%) JSON
3 49 (43.36%) SOAP
4 48 (42.48%) Web Services
5 37 (32.74%) Spring
6 32 (28.32%) XML
7 31 (27.43%) HTML5
8 28 (24.78%) RESTful
9 24 (21.24%) AngularJS
10 23 (20.35%) Hibernate
11 20 (17.70%) .NET
11 20 (17.70%) jQuery
12 18 (15.93%) Ajax
13 17 (15.04%) CSS3
14 16 (14.16%) Java EE
14 16 (14.16%) Node.js
14 16 (14.16%) Servlets
15 15 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (11.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Private Cloud
2 9 (7.96%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.08%) User Experience
4 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.31%) DataPower
6 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.65%) Wiki
8 2 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) CMDB
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Windows
3 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.08%) Unix
5 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.78%) Scrum
3 25 (22.12%) MVC
4 21 (18.58%) Configuration Management
5 20 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.93%) TDD
7 17 (15.04%) Open Source
8 13 (11.50%) DevOps
9 12 (10.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (9.73%) Web Development
11 10 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (8.85%) Web Design
12 9 (7.96%) Microservices
13 8 (7.08%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.08%) SOLID
14 7 (6.19%) API Development
15 6 (5.31%) API Design
15 6 (5.31%) ITSM
15 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (5.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.10%) JavaScript
2 52 (46.02%) Java
3 29 (25.66%) SQL
4 14 (12.39%) C#
4 14 (12.39%) Scala
5 9 (7.96%) Ruby
6 4 (3.54%) Python
7 3 (2.65%) PHP
8 2 (1.77%) XQuery
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Docker
2 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.73%) Puppet
2 2 (1.77%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.88%) Grafana
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) IBM
3 10 (8.85%) Adobe
3 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.85%) VMware
4 9 (7.96%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle
7 4 (3.54%) Google
8 3 (2.65%) WSO2
9 2 (1.77%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
10 1 (0.88%) Genesys
10 1 (0.88%) KANA
10 1 (0.88%) Splunk
10 1 (0.88%) webMethods
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