Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 63 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 -17
Contract jobs citing RESTful 69 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.64% 1.99% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.97% 7.16% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 10
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +16.07% -
10th Percentile £299 £263 £311
90th Percentile £516 £480 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +11.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 532 349 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 35.75% 27.81% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 237 262
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £575 £530 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £33.25 £28.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +138.99% -17.55%
10th Percentile £16.80 £18.75 £9.39
90th Percentile £68.25 £38.65 £32.58
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.25 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +15.56% -25.50%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 55 (79.71%) Java
2 53 (76.81%) TDD
2 53 (76.81%) Web Services
3 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
5 38 (55.07%) Git (software)
6 36 (52.17%) Scrum
7 32 (46.38%) BDD
7 32 (46.38%) Jenkins
8 31 (44.93%) SOAP
8 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
9 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
9 29 (42.03%) J2EE
10 28 (40.58%) Kanban
10 28 (40.58%) Maven
11 27 (39.13%) jMock
11 27 (39.13%) JUnit
11 27 (39.13%) PowerMock
11 27 (39.13%) Apache Camel
11 27 (39.13%) DbUnit
11 27 (39.13%) Mockito
11 27 (39.13%) SonarQube
12 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (34.78%) Spring
14 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
15 21 (30.43%) Docker
15 21 (30.43%) CSS
15 21 (30.43%) HTML
16 20 (28.99%) Spring Boot

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 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) GIMP
1 15 (21.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.90%) GitHub
4 2 (2.90%) Serverless
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) JasperReports
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.90%) Hazelcast
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Redis
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (55.07%) Git (software)
2 32 (46.38%) Jenkins
3 28 (40.58%) Maven
4 27 (39.13%) DbUnit
4 27 (39.13%) jMock
4 27 (39.13%) JUnit
4 27 (39.13%) Mockito
4 27 (39.13%) SonarQube
5 5 (7.25%) JIRA
6 4 (5.80%) Selenium
7 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.90%) GitLab
8 2 (2.90%) Grunt
8 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.90%) Protractor
8 2 (2.90%) Sahi
8 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.90%) WATIR
8 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (78.26%) Developer
2 39 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.54%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (23.19%) Angular Developer
5 15 (21.74%) J2EE Developer
5 15 (21.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 15 (21.74%) UI Developer
6 12 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (15.94%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (15.94%) HTML Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Architect
9 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Chief Architect
10 2 (2.90%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (76.81%) Web Services
2 31 (44.93%) SOAP
3 29 (42.03%) J2EE
4 27 (39.13%) Apache Camel
4 27 (39.13%) PowerMock
5 24 (34.78%) Spring
6 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
7 21 (30.43%) CSS
7 21 (30.43%) HTML
8 20 (28.99%) Spring Boot
9 19 (27.54%) Angular 2
9 19 (27.54%) CSS3
9 19 (27.54%) HTML5
9 19 (27.54%) Sass
10 18 (26.09%) Ajax
10 18 (26.09%) jQuery
10 18 (26.09%) LESS
10 18 (26.09%) React
11 17 (24.64%) Backbone.js
11 17 (24.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) User Experience
2 6 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (76.81%) TDD
2 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (52.17%) Scrum
5 32 (46.38%) BDD
6 28 (40.58%) Kanban
7 16 (23.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 15 (21.74%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 15 (21.74%) Wireframes
9 13 (18.84%) DevOps
10 11 (15.94%) Open Source
11 10 (14.49%) Microservices
11 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.25%) IT Strategy
13 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
13 5 (7.25%) MVC
14 4 (5.80%) Deployment Automation
14 4 (5.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (79.71%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.14%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) Ruby
5 4 (5.80%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) SQL
7 2 (2.90%) Groovy
7 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) Clojure
8 1 (1.45%) Erlang
8 1 (1.45%) F#
8 1 (1.45%) Haskell
8 1 (1.45%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) PMO
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Docker
2 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (23.19%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.45%) etcd
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.45%) Consul
1 1 (1.45%) Kibana
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) VMware
2 3 (4.35%) Capita
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Apigee
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk