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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 96 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.04% 0.71% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.90% 3.12% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 5 11
Median daily rate £415 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £416 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
807 545 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.52% 22.86% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 329 331
Median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -7 31 £415 -0.59%
Coventry +8 24 £425 - 4
Birmingham -11 8 £325 - 12
Warwickshire +1 7 £350 - 1
Solihull - 6 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £363 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 79 (50.00%) SOAP
2 69 (43.67%) Java
3 67 (42.41%) JSON
4 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
4 65 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (38.61%) SQL
6 60 (37.97%) HTML
7 57 (36.08%) XML
7 57 (36.08%) CSS
8 48 (30.38%) Web Services
8 48 (30.38%) Spring
8 48 (30.38%) HTML5
9 43 (27.22%) Unix
9 43 (27.22%) C#
10 39 (24.68%) Open Source
11 38 (24.05%) Hibernate
12 37 (23.42%) .NET
12 37 (23.42%) MongoDB
13 34 (21.52%) Puppet
13 34 (21.52%) Docker
13 34 (21.52%) Microservices
14 33 (20.89%) MVC
15 29 (18.35%) Adobe
15 29 (18.35%) J2EE
15 29 (18.35%) Linux
15 29 (18.35%) Scala
15 29 (18.35%) DevOps
15 29 (18.35%) Play Framework
16 28 (17.72%) Selenium
16 28 (17.72%) J2SE

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 28 (17.72%) WebLogic
2 23 (14.56%) SAS
3 18 (11.39%) JBoss
4 17 (10.76%) Apache
5 14 (8.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (7.59%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (5.70%) CMS
8 8 (5.06%) Mule
9 6 (3.80%) Mule ESB
9 6 (3.80%) nginx
9 6 (3.80%) WebSphere
10 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.63%) IIS
13 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.23%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.33%) Google App Engine
4 10 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.90%) Office 365
6 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.63%) GitHub
7 1 (0.63%) Heroku
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) HTTP
2 7 (4.43%) SSL
2 7 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.53%) Network Security
4 2 (1.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.42%) MongoDB
2 27 (17.09%) Hadoop
3 24 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (13.92%) Pentaho
5 20 (12.66%) Cloudera CDH
6 16 (10.13%) RDBMS
6 16 (10.13%) Relational Database
7 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.80%) Power BI
10 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.90%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.63%) Jackrabbit
14 1 (0.63%) MySQL
14 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (17.72%) Selenium
2 22 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (10.13%) Eclipse
4 16 (10.13%) IntelliJ
4 16 (10.13%) JUnit
5 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.80%) NUnit
8 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.16%) Maven
8 5 (3.16%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.90%) Subversion
10 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.63%) Grunt
11 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.63%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.63%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (5.06%) Finance
2 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.63%) Marketing
2 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (67.09%) Developer
2 40 (25.32%) Architect
3 35 (22.15%) Java Developer
4 26 (16.46%) Software Engineer
5 24 (15.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 20 (12.66%) .NET Developer
6 20 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (12.03%) Java Engineer
7 19 (12.03%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 19 (12.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (12.03%) Scala Software Engineer
7 19 (12.03%) Technical Architect
8 17 (10.76%) Java Scala Developer
8 17 (10.76%) Java Software Developer
8 17 (10.76%) Scala Developer
9 15 (9.49%) Hadoop Architect
10 14 (8.86%) Software Developer
11 13 (8.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (7.59%) Lead Software Developer
12 12 (7.59%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (50.00%) SOAP
2 67 (42.41%) JSON
3 60 (37.97%) HTML
4 57 (36.08%) CSS
4 57 (36.08%) XML
5 48 (30.38%) HTML5
5 48 (30.38%) Spring
5 48 (30.38%) Web Services
6 38 (24.05%) Hibernate
7 37 (23.42%) .NET
8 29 (18.35%) J2EE
8 29 (18.35%) Play Framework
9 28 (17.72%) J2SE
10 22 (13.92%) RESTful
11 17 (10.76%) CSS3
12 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET
12 16 (10.13%) EJB
13 15 (9.49%) AngularJS
13 15 (9.49%) Java EE
14 14 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) Data Structures
2 15 (9.49%) DataPower
3 14 (8.86%) Data Integration
4 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.53%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.53%) User Experience
7 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.27%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.63%) Life Science
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.22%) Unix
2 29 (18.35%) Linux
3 16 (10.13%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.68%) Open Source
3 34 (21.52%) Microservices
4 33 (20.89%) MVC
5 29 (18.35%) DevOps
6 26 (16.46%) Software Engineering
7 22 (13.92%) SOA
8 18 (11.39%) Data Architecture
9 17 (10.76%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (8.86%) TDD
11 12 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.59%) Scrum
12 10 (6.33%) Network Management
13 9 (5.70%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.70%) Migration
13 9 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (5.06%) CRM
14 8 (5.06%) Data Migration
14 8 (5.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.67%) Java
2 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
3 61 (38.61%) SQL
4 43 (27.22%) C#
5 29 (18.35%) Scala
6 11 (6.96%) R
7 8 (5.06%) PHP
8 7 (4.43%) Haskell
9 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.90%) Ruby
11 3 (1.90%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.27%) C
12 2 (1.27%) Lua
12 2 (1.27%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) Python
13 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) Degree
4 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (21.52%) Docker
2 3 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) vCloud
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (21.52%) Puppet
2 5 (3.16%) Graphite
3 4 (2.53%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.90%) Kibana
5 2 (1.27%) Consul
5 2 (1.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.63%) Grafana
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (18.35%) Adobe
2 28 (17.72%) webMethods
3 25 (15.82%) VMware
4 23 (14.56%) Cloudera
5 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
6 19 (12.03%) IBM
7 18 (11.39%) Platfora
8 12 (7.59%) Google
9 4 (2.53%) CA
9 4 (2.53%) SevOne
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle
10 3 (1.90%) SAP
11 2 (1.27%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.63%) Apple
12 1 (0.63%) CODA
12 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.63%) EMC
12 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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