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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 108 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.33% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£336 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
477 535 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.04% 25.52% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 314 277
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 22
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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
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 27 January 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
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 5
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 3
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (42.86%) SOAP
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Node.js
4 4 (19.05%) CMS
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Subversion
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) MongoDB

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (28.57%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Leader
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) SOAP
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) BC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Lotus
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
West Midlands
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