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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 104 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing RESTful 17 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.66% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.71% 2.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 1
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£325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
628 596 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 28.23% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 361 297
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
Herefordshire - 5 £325 -
Shropshire - 5 £350 - 2
Coventry - 3 - - 2
Birmingham - 2 £425 - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) Ajax
4 8 (38.10%) Node.js
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (19.05%) SOAP
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 4 (19.05%) Subversion
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.52%) CMS
10 2 (9.52%) Web Design
10 2 (9.52%) Web Development
10 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 2 (9.52%) JSON
10 2 (9.52%) WCF
10 2 (9.52%) Sitecore

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQLite
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.76%) Yeoman
3 1 (4.76%) Bower
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) Ajax
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Modernizr
8 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
1 1 (4.76%) iPad
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCAD
1 1 (4.76%) MCSD
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
Shropshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 22 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago