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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 75 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 60 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.67% 3.89% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 9
Median daily rate £390 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £303 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £570 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
692 591 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.02% 23.40% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 379 320
Median daily rate £383 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +36.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -28 16 £415 +7.09%
Birmingham +11 12 £338 - 4
Warwickshire -1 10 £338 +14.40% 2
Solihull - 7 - - 1
Staffordshire +10 4 £394 +10.13% 3
Coventry -1 4 £400 -27.27% 6
Worcestershire - 1 £113 - 1
REST
England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 66 (57.39%) SOAP
2 48 (41.74%) Web Services
3 46 (40.00%) SQL
4 44 (38.26%) Java
4 44 (38.26%) Unix
4 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
5 39 (33.91%) JSON
6 38 (33.04%) HTML
7 35 (30.43%) XML
8 32 (27.83%) .NET
8 32 (27.83%) C#
8 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
9 31 (26.96%) HTML5
10 30 (26.09%) CSS
11 29 (25.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (23.48%) Windows
13 26 (22.61%) Open Source
14 25 (21.74%) RESTful
14 25 (21.74%) DataPower
15 24 (20.87%) Spring
16 23 (20.00%) Middleware
17 22 (19.13%) IBM
17 22 (19.13%) SOA
17 22 (19.13%) MongoDB
17 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (17.39%) Microservices
18 20 (17.39%) Linux
19 19 (16.52%) Puppet
19 19 (16.52%) Software Engineering

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 17 (14.78%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.57%) Apache
2 11 (9.57%) SAS
3 10 (8.70%) JBoss
4 7 (6.09%) Node.js
4 7 (6.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (5.22%) Mule
6 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.48%) CMS
7 4 (3.48%) Mule ESB
7 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.61%) nginx
8 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.35%) Google App Engine
3 5 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
4 2 (1.74%) PaaS
4 2 (1.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.87%) GitHub
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.87%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) HTTP
2 7 (6.09%) SSL
2 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) MongoDB
2 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.04%) Hadoop
4 12 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.57%) Pentaho
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.48%) DTS
10 3 (2.61%) Power BI
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.87%) Big Data
12 1 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (25.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (14.78%) Selenium
3 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 10 (8.70%) IntelliJ
4 10 (8.70%) JUnit
5 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.35%) NUnit
7 3 (2.61%) Subversion
8 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.74%) Maven
8 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.87%) Ant
9 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.87%) Grunt
9 1 (0.87%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.87%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.87%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (6.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Billing
3 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (51.30%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Architect
3 22 (19.13%) Consultant
3 22 (19.13%) Middleware Consultant
4 18 (15.65%) Java Developer
5 17 (14.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 17 (14.78%) Software Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Technical Architect
7 11 (9.57%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Java Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Java Scala Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Scala Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Scala Software Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (57.39%) SOAP
2 48 (41.74%) Web Services
3 39 (33.91%) JSON
4 38 (33.04%) HTML
5 35 (30.43%) XML
6 32 (27.83%) .NET
7 31 (26.96%) HTML5
8 30 (26.09%) CSS
9 25 (21.74%) RESTful
10 24 (20.87%) Spring
11 23 (20.00%) Middleware
12 18 (15.65%) Play Framework
13 17 (14.78%) J2EE
13 17 (14.78%) J2SE
14 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
14 15 (13.04%) CSS3
14 15 (13.04%) Hibernate
15 12 (10.43%) XSD
16 10 (8.70%) EJB
16 10 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) DataPower
2 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.96%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.22%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.74%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.87%) Life Science
9 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.87%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.26%) Unix
2 27 (23.48%) Windows
3 20 (17.39%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) Open Source
3 22 (19.13%) SOA
4 20 (17.39%) Microservices
5 19 (16.52%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.78%) DevOps
7 12 (10.43%) MVC
8 11 (9.57%) CRM
9 9 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.83%) Migration
10 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.96%) Data Architecture
10 8 (6.96%) ERP
10 8 (6.96%) Web Development
11 7 (6.09%) Analytics
11 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.09%) Network Management
11 7 (6.09%) Scrum
11 7 (6.09%) TDD
11 7 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) SQL
2 44 (38.26%) Java
3 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
4 32 (27.83%) C#
5 18 (15.65%) Scala
6 9 (7.83%) PHP
7 7 (6.09%) Haskell
8 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.35%) Ruby
9 5 (4.35%) XPath
10 4 (3.48%) VB
11 2 (1.74%) C
11 2 (1.74%) Lua
11 2 (1.74%) Perl
11 2 (1.74%) Python
11 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.87%) Groovy
12 1 (0.87%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.87%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (16.52%) Docker
2 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (16.52%) Puppet
2 3 (2.61%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.74%) Graphite
3 2 (1.74%) Kibana
4 1 (0.87%) Grafana
4 1 (0.87%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.13%) IBM
3 17 (14.78%) webMethods
4 12 (10.43%) Cloudera
4 12 (10.43%) VMware
5 11 (9.57%) Adobe
6 7 (6.09%) Platfora
7 6 (5.22%) Google
8 3 (2.61%) CA
8 3 (2.61%) DevExpress
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle
8 3 (2.61%) SevOne
9 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.87%) EMC
10 1 (0.87%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 17 days ago