The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 10 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.00% 1.45% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 4.35% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
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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 Wolverhampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 28.00% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
Average daily rate £220 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Wolverhampton region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing REST 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 REST.

1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Alterian
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Alterian
1 1 (33.33%) Talend