The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 108 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 10 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.61% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 2.30% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
587 522 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.42% 26.54% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 288 292
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
RESTful
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Herefordshire - 4 £325 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £388 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) SOAP
8 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile App

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (7.14%) Yeoman
2 1 (7.14%) Bower
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
8 1 (7.14%) Modernizr
8 1 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (7.14%) WCF
8 1 (7.14%) LINQ
8 1 (7.14%) Spring
8 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
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