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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 107 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£373 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.56% -
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 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
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
544 543 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.76% 25.33% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 323 292
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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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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 - 3 £374 - 3
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
1 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 9 (34.62%) SOAP
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Ajax
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) Node.js
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (19.23%) Retail
7 4 (15.38%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) CMS
7 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Subversion
8 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
8 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (23.08%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Designer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) SOAP
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) Ajax
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (3.85%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) DataPower
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Lotus
2 2 (7.69%) IBM