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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful 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
RESTful
Rank 114 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing RESTful 20 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 1.23% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 5.25% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 2
Median daily rate £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
RESTful
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%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful 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
Coventry - 10 £413 - 5
Birmingham -11 5 £325 -7.14% 4
Warwickshire -7 2 - - 3
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 49 (73.13%) Web Services
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 31 (46.27%) SOAP
4 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
6 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (37.31%) REST
7 25 (37.31%) Unix
7 25 (37.31%) DataPower
8 23 (34.33%) Middleware
9 22 (32.84%) IBM
9 22 (32.84%) Windows
9 22 (32.84%) Java
9 22 (32.84%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (28.36%) C#
11 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.40%) J2EE
12 13 (19.40%) CSS
12 13 (19.40%) TDD
12 13 (19.40%) Spring
13 12 (17.91%) Hibernate
13 12 (17.91%) jQuery
13 12 (17.91%) .NET
13 12 (17.91%) HTML
14 11 (16.42%) SOA
15 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
16 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
17 8 (11.94%) SOLID
18 7 (10.45%) MVC
18 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration

RESTful
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 4 (5.97%) Node.js
1 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) WordPress
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
1 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Heroku
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Redis
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.46%) JUnit
2 5 (7.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.97%) JMeter
3 4 (5.97%) Mockito
4 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.99%) Grunt
5 2 (2.99%) Hudson
5 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 2 (2.99%) NUnit
6 1 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.49%) Banking
1 1 (1.49%) Games
1 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Consultant
2 22 (32.84%) Middleware Consultant
3 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Automation Tester
5 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Applications Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Integration Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Web Applications Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Web Automation Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Web Tester
7 2 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (73.13%) Web Services
2 31 (46.27%) SOAP
3 25 (37.31%) REST
4 23 (34.33%) Middleware
5 13 (19.40%) CSS
5 13 (19.40%) J2EE
5 13 (19.40%) Spring
6 12 (17.91%) .NET
6 12 (17.91%) Hibernate
6 12 (17.91%) HTML
6 12 (17.91%) jQuery
7 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.45%) JSON
8 7 (10.45%) WCF
9 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.96%) Struts
10 4 (5.97%) XML
10 4 (5.97%) XSD
10 4 (5.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) DataPower
2 22 (32.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Unix
2 22 (32.84%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) SOA
4 8 (11.94%) SOLID
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.45%) MVC
6 6 (8.96%) UML
7 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.97%) API Integration
8 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Coaching
8 4 (5.97%) Data Transformation
8 4 (5.97%) ETL
8 4 (5.97%) Validation
9 3 (4.48%) DevOps
9 3 (4.48%) Functional Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Open Source
9 3 (4.48%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Java
3 19 (28.36%) C#
4 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.97%) XAML
6 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.84%) IBM
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Google
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Apigee
5 2 (2.99%) Sun
5 2 (2.99%) WSO2
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.49%) Talend