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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 96 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing RESTful 30 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.34% 0.70% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 1
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£375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
562 572 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.88% 24.72% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 319 209
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £22.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.32% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.41 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +11 20 £350 -3.44% 9
Warwickshire - 4 £400 - 3
Staffordshire -1 1 £618 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £275 -
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (64.10%) MVC
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) TDD
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 22 (56.41%) SOA
4 20 (51.28%) Subversion
4 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (48.72%) BDD
5 19 (48.72%) Mentoring
6 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 17 (43.59%) Linux
7 17 (43.59%) .NET
8 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
8 16 (41.03%) Python
8 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (41.03%) Django
8 16 (41.03%) Flask
9 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
9 15 (38.46%) Ubuntu
9 15 (38.46%) Debian
9 15 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (35.90%) Selenium
11 13 (33.33%) Java
11 13 (33.33%) Microservices
11 13 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
12 11 (28.21%) Spring
13 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
13 10 (25.64%) IBM
13 10 (25.64%) Vagrant

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Subversion
2 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (35.90%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Python Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Architect
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Python Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Integration Architect
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Django Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Python/Django Developer
10 1 (2.56%) SOA Architect
10 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) Django
2 16 (41.03%) Flask
3 11 (28.21%) Spring
4 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.95%) Spring MVC
5 7 (17.95%) JSON
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.38%) Web Services
6 6 (15.38%) jQuery
7 5 (12.82%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) SOAP
8 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.69%) Ajax
10 2 (5.13%) HTML
10 2 (5.13%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) XSD
10 2 (5.13%) XSLT
10 2 (5.13%) CSS
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.56%) User Experience
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) Ubuntu
2 15 (38.46%) Debian
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) MVC
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) TDD
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 22 (56.41%) SOA
4 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (48.72%) BDD
5 19 (48.72%) Mentoring
6 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 13 (33.33%) Microservices
7 13 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (7.69%) Line Management
10 3 (7.69%) OO
11 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Kanban
12 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Python
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £375 per day + £375 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago