The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 85 112 93
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing RESTful 34 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 2
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
565 589 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.98% 25.14% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 336 220
Average daily rate £330 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the West Midlands region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +22 26 £363 -14.70% 3
Warwickshire - 5 £400 - 5
Staffordshire -3 1 £618 - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 £275 -
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England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing RESTful also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RESTful.

1 31 (67.39%) MVC
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (63.04%) TDD
4 24 (52.17%) Scrum
5 23 (50.00%) .NET
6 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 22 (47.83%) SOA
6 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
6 22 (47.83%) BDD
7 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (43.48%) Subversion
8 19 (41.30%) Mentoring
9 17 (36.96%) Linux
10 16 (34.78%) Python
10 16 (34.78%) Flask
10 16 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (34.78%) Django
11 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
11 15 (32.61%) Ubuntu
11 15 (32.61%) Debian
11 15 (32.61%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (30.43%) Java
12 14 (30.43%) Selenium
13 13 (28.26%) Microservices
13 13 (28.26%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 12 (26.09%) Spring
15 11 (23.91%) C#
15 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
15 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
16 10 (21.74%) IBM

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing RESTful also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) Node.js
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 20 (43.48%) Subversion
3 16 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (30.43%) Selenium
5 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Python Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Python Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Django Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (2.17%) SOA Architect
9 1 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) Django
2 16 (34.78%) Flask
3 12 (26.09%) Spring
4 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (17.39%) JSON
6 8 (17.39%) Web Services
7 7 (15.22%) jQuery
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (15.22%) Spring MVC
8 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.87%) WCF
9 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.87%) J2EE
10 4 (8.70%) CSS
10 4 (8.70%) SOAP
10 4 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Debian
2 15 (32.61%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) MVC
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (63.04%) TDD
4 24 (52.17%) Scrum
5 22 (47.83%) SOA
5 22 (47.83%) BDD
6 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (41.30%) Mentoring
8 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
9 13 (28.26%) Microservices
9 13 (28.26%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 10 (21.74%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
12 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (6.52%) Line Management
12 3 (6.52%) OO
12 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 2 (4.35%) Kanban
14 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Python
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) C#
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) HP