Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RESTful
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 58 76
Rank change year-on-year +17 +18 -9
Contract jobs citing RESTful 69 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.71% 2.32% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 8.73% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 18
Birmingham median daily rate £419 £400 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -19.29% +36.71%
10th Percentile £287 £263 £313
90th Percentile £469 £488 £602
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £394
% change year-on-year +9.68% -1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.44 -

RESTful is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 483 355 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.99% 26.55% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 252 279
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £287 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +216.67% -37.77%
10th Percentile £16.20 £18.75 £8.80
90th Percentile £68.40 £38.65 £31.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -7.26% +29.17% -18.21%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Birmingham

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Birmingham

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 52 (75.36%) Java
2 51 (73.91%) Web Services
3 47 (68.12%) TDD
4 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (59.42%) Security Cleared
6 37 (53.62%) SC Cleared
6 37 (53.62%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
8 32 (46.38%) Scrum
9 29 (42.03%) BDD
10 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
10 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
10 28 (40.58%) CSS
10 28 (40.58%) SOAP
11 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
12 26 (37.68%) Spring
13 24 (34.78%) Kanban
14 23 (33.33%) Maven
14 23 (33.33%) HTML
14 23 (33.33%) J2EE
14 23 (33.33%) Spring Boot
15 22 (31.88%) SonarQube
15 22 (31.88%) DbUnit
15 22 (31.88%) Mockito
15 22 (31.88%) Apache Camel
15 22 (31.88%) PowerMock
15 22 (31.88%) JUnit
15 22 (31.88%) jQuery
15 22 (31.88%) jMock
16 21 (30.43%) CSS3

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) GIMP
1 15 (21.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.90%) Azure Functions
5 2 (2.90%) GitHub
5 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Serverless
6 1 (1.45%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (14.49%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
4 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.35%) Redis
6 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
2 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
3 23 (33.33%) Maven
4 22 (31.88%) DbUnit
4 22 (31.88%) jMock
4 22 (31.88%) JUnit
4 22 (31.88%) Mockito
4 22 (31.88%) SonarQube
5 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 12 (17.39%) JIRA
5 12 (17.39%) Selenium
5 12 (17.39%) SoapUI
6 8 (11.59%) JMeter
7 7 (10.14%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.35%) Protractor
9 2 (2.90%) Grunt
9 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.90%) Sahi
9 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.90%) WATIR
General
1 11 (15.94%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (76.81%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.64%) J2EE Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (23.19%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (23.19%) UI Developer
5 14 (20.29%) Angular Developer
5 14 (20.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (17.39%) HTML CSS Developer
6 12 (17.39%) HTML Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Tester
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Chief Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Developer in Test
10 2 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (73.91%) Web Services
2 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
2 28 (40.58%) CSS
2 28 (40.58%) SOAP
3 26 (37.68%) Spring
4 23 (33.33%) HTML
4 23 (33.33%) J2EE
4 23 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 22 (31.88%) Apache Camel
5 22 (31.88%) jQuery
5 22 (31.88%) PowerMock
6 21 (30.43%) CSS3
6 21 (30.43%) HTML5
7 19 (27.54%) React
7 19 (27.54%) Sass
8 18 (26.09%) Ajax
8 18 (26.09%) Angular 2
8 18 (26.09%) LESS
9 17 (24.64%) Backbone.js
9 17 (24.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) User Experience
2 11 (15.94%) NHS
3 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (68.12%) TDD
2 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (53.62%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (46.38%) Scrum
5 29 (42.03%) BDD
6 24 (34.78%) Kanban
7 15 (21.74%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 15 (21.74%) Wireframes
8 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
9 12 (17.39%) API Testing
10 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (14.49%) Migration
12 8 (11.59%) DevOps
12 8 (11.59%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (11.59%) Open Source
12 8 (11.59%) Performance Testing
13 7 (10.14%) Microservices
13 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) Java
2 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) C#
4 8 (11.59%) SQL
5 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Go
8 1 (1.45%) Groovy
8 1 (1.45%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (59.42%) Security Cleared
2 37 (53.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.80%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) PMO
2 5 (7.25%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) GCP
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Docker
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.94%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.45%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.45%) Consul
2 1 (1.45%) Kibana
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) VMware
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Capita
3 3 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.45%) TIBCO