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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 84 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 50 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 0.90% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.00% 4.06% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 15
Median daily rate £426 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-36.60% -16.66%
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
714 566 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.13% 22.14% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 341 334
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.85 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -4.94%
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +7 20 £430 -14.00% 2
Birmingham 0 12 £388 -29.54% 6
Shropshire - 12 £475 - 1
Staffordshire +1 3 - -
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 67 (47.86%) Java
2 65 (46.43%) HTML
3 64 (45.71%) JSON
4 63 (45.00%) CSS
5 62 (44.29%) JavaScript
6 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (42.86%) SOAP
8 53 (37.86%) Spring
9 49 (35.00%) SQL
10 48 (34.29%) Web Services
11 47 (33.57%) XML
12 42 (30.00%) HTML5
13 40 (28.57%) MVC
14 39 (27.86%) Hibernate
15 32 (22.86%) RESTful
16 29 (20.71%) .NET
17 27 (19.29%) Scrum
17 27 (19.29%) Java EE
17 27 (19.29%) AngularJS
18 25 (17.86%) Relational Database
18 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (17.86%) Linux
19 24 (17.14%) Servlets
19 24 (17.14%) Docker
20 23 (16.43%) DevOps
20 23 (16.43%) Adobe
20 23 (16.43%) VMware
20 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (15.71%) Scala
21 22 (15.71%) Puppet

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 19 (13.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (8.57%) SAS
2 12 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.86%) OpenStack
3 11 (7.86%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.14%) JBoss
4 10 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (5.71%) Apache
5 8 (5.71%) CMS
6 5 (3.57%) Confluence
6 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.71%) nginx
9 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.86%) IaaS
3 11 (7.86%) PaaS
4 8 (5.71%) Office 365
5 6 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.86%) Google App Engine
6 4 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) HTTP
2 11 (7.86%) DNS
3 3 (2.14%) LDAP
4 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) FTP
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) SSH
5 1 (0.71%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 20 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.86%) RDBMS
4 12 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (8.57%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.86%) Cloudera CDH
5 11 (7.86%) Pentaho
6 8 (5.71%) MySQL
7 7 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.29%) PerformancePoint
8 6 (4.29%) Power BI
8 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.57%) Hazelcast
10 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.43%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (10.00%) Selenium
2 13 (9.29%) JUnit
3 12 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.14%) JIRA
5 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.71%) IntelliJ
7 6 (4.29%) Subversion
8 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.86%) Maven
9 3 (2.14%) Ant
9 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.43%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.43%) Gradle
10 2 (1.43%) Hudson
10 2 (1.43%) JMeter
10 2 (1.43%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Marketing
3 3 (2.14%) Automotive
4 2 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (71.43%) Developer
2 42 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.86%) Architect
4 12 (8.57%) Administrator
4 12 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.57%) Technical Architect
5 10 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Hadoop Architect
6 9 (6.43%) Java Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Scala Software Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.43%) HTML
2 64 (45.71%) JSON
3 63 (45.00%) CSS
4 60 (42.86%) SOAP
5 53 (37.86%) Spring
6 48 (34.29%) Web Services
7 47 (33.57%) XML
8 42 (30.00%) HTML5
9 39 (27.86%) Hibernate
10 32 (22.86%) RESTful
11 29 (20.71%) .NET
12 27 (19.29%) AngularJS
12 27 (19.29%) Java EE
13 24 (17.14%) Servlets
14 22 (15.71%) JSP
15 21 (15.00%) Play Framework
16 18 (12.86%) Apache Felix
16 18 (12.86%) Apache Sling
17 17 (12.14%) Ajax
17 17 (12.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Private Cloud
2 10 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 10 (7.14%) User Experience
3 8 (5.71%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.00%) DataPower
4 7 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) CMDB
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.86%) Linux
2 17 (12.14%) Unix
3 14 (10.00%) Windows
4 11 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) MVC
3 27 (19.29%) Scrum
4 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.43%) DevOps
5 21 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 21 (15.00%) Open Source
6 20 (14.29%) TDD
7 16 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (10.71%) Microservices
9 13 (9.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (8.57%) SOLID
10 12 (8.57%) Web Design
11 10 (7.14%) Data Architecture
11 10 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.00%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.00%) Web Development
14 5 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.86%) Java
2 62 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 49 (35.00%) SQL
4 22 (15.71%) C#
4 22 (15.71%) Scala
5 10 (7.14%) R
6 8 (5.71%) Ruby
7 4 (2.86%) PHP
8 3 (2.14%) Python
9 2 (1.43%) XQuery
10 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Groovy
10 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Degree
1 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (17.14%) Docker
2 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) Puppet
2 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.43%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.71%) Consul
4 1 (0.71%) Grafana
4 1 (0.71%) Graphite
4 1 (0.71%) Kibana
4 1 (0.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (16.43%) Adobe
1 23 (16.43%) VMware
2 19 (13.57%) IBM
3 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.86%) Cloudera
4 11 (7.86%) Platfora
4 11 (7.86%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.14%) webMethods
6 8 (5.71%) Google
7 6 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.14%) SAP
8 3 (2.14%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.71%) Apple
9 1 (0.71%) Avaya
9 1 (0.71%) Genesys
9 1 (0.71%) KANA
9 1 (0.71%) Splunk
9 1 (0.71%) WSO2
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