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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RESTful
England / West Midlands
Rank 92 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing RESTful 27 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 1.28% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 5.25% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 2
Median daily rate £450 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £315 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -6.87%

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
602 591 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.54% 24.35% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 356 299
Median daily rate £375 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Shropshire +24 9 £475 - 4
Staffordshire +11 9 £375 +50.00% 5
Coventry -10 5 £450 -14.28% 2
Birmingham -4 1 - - 6
Warwickshire -10 1 £425 +34.92% 4
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (55.56%) Java
3 42 (46.67%) Web Services
4 38 (42.22%) HTML
5 37 (41.11%) CSS
6 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 31 (34.44%) MVC
8 30 (33.33%) Scrum
9 26 (28.89%) REST
10 25 (27.78%) Spring
11 24 (26.67%) C#
11 24 (26.67%) HTML5
12 23 (25.56%) Git (software)
12 23 (25.56%) SOAP
12 23 (25.56%) TDD
13 22 (24.44%) SQL
14 20 (22.22%) .NET
15 19 (21.11%) JSON
16 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
16 17 (18.89%) XML
16 17 (18.89%) Open Source
16 17 (18.89%) BDD
17 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (16.67%) Scala
18 15 (16.67%) Node.js
18 15 (16.67%) CSS3
18 15 (16.67%) JIRA
19 14 (15.56%) AngularJS
20 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
20 13 (14.44%) Confluence

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 13 (14.44%) Confluence
2 7 (7.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (5.56%) Documentum
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) WordPress
5 2 (2.22%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
1 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.11%) GitHub
4 1 (1.11%) Google Play
4 1 (1.11%) iTunes
4 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) MySQL
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (25.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.67%) JIRA
3 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.22%) JUnit
5 10 (11.11%) Gradle
6 9 (10.00%) Selenium
6 9 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.89%) Cucumber
7 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.78%) Maven
8 7 (7.78%) SonarQube
9 6 (6.67%) Ant
9 6 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (6.67%) Travis CI
10 5 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.56%) Subversion
10 5 (5.56%) Xcode
11 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.33%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.33%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (3.33%) Games
2 2 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (94.44%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Administrator
7 6 (6.67%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.56%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Azure Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Scala Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.67%) Web Services
2 38 (42.22%) HTML
3 37 (41.11%) CSS
4 26 (28.89%) REST
5 25 (27.78%) Spring
6 24 (26.67%) HTML5
7 23 (25.56%) SOAP
8 20 (22.22%) .NET
9 19 (21.11%) JSON
10 17 (18.89%) XML
11 15 (16.67%) CSS3
11 15 (16.67%) Node.js
12 14 (15.56%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 12 (13.33%) jQuery
14 11 (12.22%) Ajax
15 10 (11.11%) Hibernate
15 10 (11.11%) Java EE
16 9 (10.00%) WCF
16 9 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) User Experience
2 5 (5.56%) DataPower
2 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) Data Conversion
3 3 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) RIA
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) MVC
3 30 (33.33%) Scrum
4 23 (25.56%) TDD
5 17 (18.89%) BDD
5 17 (18.89%) Open Source
6 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.44%) OO
8 12 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 12 (13.33%) Web Development
9 9 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (10.00%) Kanban
9 9 (10.00%) Microservices
9 9 (10.00%) OOP
10 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.89%) Pair Programming
10 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.89%) Web Design
11 7 (7.78%) API Design
11 7 (7.78%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) Java
2 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.67%) C#
4 22 (24.44%) SQL
5 15 (16.67%) Scala
6 9 (10.00%) PHP
7 7 (7.78%) Objective-C
7 7 (7.78%) Ruby
8 6 (6.67%) Apple Swift
8 6 (6.67%) Python
9 4 (4.44%) XAML
10 3 (3.33%) Groovy
10 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.22%) XPath
11 2 (2.22%) XQuery
12 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Grafana
2 1 (1.11%) Kibana
2 1 (1.11%) logstash
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) rkt
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) IBM
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Adobe
3 7 (7.78%) Google
4 5 (5.56%) Apple
5 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.22%) Ensighten
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.11%) Kony
6 1 (1.11%) Pega
6 1 (1.11%) Splunk
6 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
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