Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 77 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 30 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.91% 1.86% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.63% 5.69% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 12
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £495 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.62% +32.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £365 £325 £268
90th Percentile £525 £602 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £393 £375
% change year-on-year -3.25% +4.73% +7.14%
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 393 492 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.06% 32.76% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 317 189
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.78%
10th Percentile £253 £250 £257
90th Percentile £523 £518 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (60.00%) Web Services
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (40.00%) BDD
4 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 12 (40.00%) Spring
4 12 (40.00%) JUnit
4 12 (40.00%) SOAP
4 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (36.67%) PowerMock
5 11 (36.67%) SonarQube
5 11 (36.67%) Maven
5 11 (36.67%) jMock
5 11 (36.67%) Kanban
5 11 (36.67%) Mockito
5 11 (36.67%) DbUnit
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 9 (30.00%) J2EE
8 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.00%) Apache Camel
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (16.67%) REST
10 5 (16.67%) AngularJS

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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.33%) IaaS
3 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (40.00%) JUnit
2 11 (36.67%) DbUnit
2 11 (36.67%) jMock
2 11 (36.67%) Maven
2 11 (36.67%) Mockito
2 11 (36.67%) SonarQube
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Web Services
2 12 (40.00%) SOAP
2 12 (40.00%) Spring
3 11 (36.67%) PowerMock
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 9 (30.00%) J2EE
6 6 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (13.33%) .NET Core
8 4 (13.33%) HTML
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (6.67%) CSS
10 2 (6.67%) LAMP
11 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.33%) Cocoa
11 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 1 (3.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (43.33%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) BDD
3 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 11 (36.67%) Kanban
5 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (20.00%) DevOps
7 5 (16.67%) OO
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Data Strategy
9 2 (6.67%) Information Security
9 2 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.33%) PHP 4
5 1 (3.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.33%) Jitterbit
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO