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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 67 41
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 16 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.65% 0.61% 3.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.41% 2.13% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 20
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -2.96% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 170 235 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.15% 28.83% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 123
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) PHP
3 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) MySQL
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) MVC
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Spring
6 7 (28.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) JUnit
6 7 (28.00%) Mockito
6 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) jMock
7 6 (24.00%) Symfony
7 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (24.00%) SonarQube
7 6 (24.00%) SOAP
7 6 (24.00%) Maven
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) PowerMock
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) DbUnit
8 5 (20.00%) Kanban
9 4 (16.00%) Open Source
9 4 (16.00%) PHP 5

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 2 (8.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) JUnit
2 7 (28.00%) Mockito
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) jMock
3 6 (24.00%) Maven
3 6 (24.00%) SonarQube
4 5 (20.00%) DbUnit
5 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) JProfiler
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
6 4 (16.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (8.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Workflow Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) Spring
4 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (24.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) Symfony
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.00%) PowerMock
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE
7 3 (12.00%) LAMP
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 2 (8.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
4 7 (28.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) OO PHP
6 4 (16.00%) OOP
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
9 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PHP
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) PHP 4
4 4 (16.00%) PHP 5
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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