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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 81 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 41 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.61% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 0.84% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £316 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.69% -23.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £316 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £316 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -
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
624 475 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.45% 21.50% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 295 310
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire - 6 £315 - 6
Birmingham - 5 £350 - 4
Shropshire - 5 - -
Staffordshire -5 2 £250 -20.86% 4
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 41 (78.85%) Web Services
2 28 (53.85%) Unix
3 27 (51.92%) SQL
4 26 (50.00%) SOAP
5 24 (46.15%) DataPower
5 24 (46.15%) REST
6 21 (40.38%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (38.46%) Middleware
7 20 (38.46%) Windows
7 20 (38.46%) IBM
7 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 20 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
9 15 (28.85%) Java
9 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (26.92%) HTML
10 14 (26.92%) CSS
11 13 (25.00%) jQuery
12 11 (21.15%) TDD
13 10 (19.23%) C#
13 10 (19.23%) J2EE
14 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
15 8 (15.38%) SOA
16 7 (13.46%) JSON
17 6 (11.54%) HTML5
17 6 (11.54%) Linux
17 6 (11.54%) UML
17 6 (11.54%) Struts
17 6 (11.54%) Spring
17 6 (11.54%) MVC

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) nginx
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) WordPress
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) Redis
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) HBase
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.85%) Hudson
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Log4j
3 1 (1.92%) Log4Net
3 1 (1.92%) Mockito
3 1 (1.92%) Moq
3 1 (1.92%) MSTest
3 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.92%) Banking
1 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) Consultant
2 20 (38.46%) Middleware Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Integration Architect
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Architect
8 1 (1.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) SOA Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) Web Services
2 26 (50.00%) SOAP
3 24 (46.15%) REST
4 20 (38.46%) Middleware
5 14 (26.92%) CSS
5 14 (26.92%) HTML
6 13 (25.00%) jQuery
7 10 (19.23%) J2EE
8 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.46%) JSON
10 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
10 6 (11.54%) HTML5
10 6 (11.54%) Spring
10 6 (11.54%) Struts
11 5 (9.62%) .NET
12 3 (5.77%) WCF
13 2 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
13 2 (3.85%) CSS3
13 2 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
13 2 (3.85%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) DataPower
2 21 (40.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Unix
2 20 (38.46%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) TDD
3 8 (15.38%) SOA
4 6 (11.54%) MVC
4 6 (11.54%) SOLID
4 6 (11.54%) UML
5 5 (9.62%) SDLC
5 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) EAI
8 2 (3.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.92%) CQRS
9 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.92%) Front End Development
9 1 (1.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 10 (19.23%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.77%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) IBM
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Apigee
3 2 (3.85%) WSO2
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Talend
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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