Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 61 76
Rank change year-on-year +21 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing RESTful 65 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.53% 2.24% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.05% 8.59% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 21
Birmingham median daily rate £406 £431 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -12.88% +41.43%
10th Percentile £303 £266 £313
90th Percentile £469 £521 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £380 £396
% change year-on-year +8.55% -3.92% +5.47%
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 432 396 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.08% 26.05% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 283 334
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £250
90th Percentile £560 £525 £525
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 £29.50 £26.75 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.28% +197.22% -24.53%
10th Percentile £16.80 £15.38 £8.75
90th Percentile £67.25 £38.33 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -17.54%

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 47 (72.31%) Java
2 44 (67.69%) Web Services
3 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (61.54%) TDD
4 35 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 35 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 33 (50.77%) SC Cleared
5 33 (50.77%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (44.62%) Spring
7 28 (43.08%) Scrum
8 26 (40.00%) SOAP
8 26 (40.00%) BDD
9 25 (38.46%) Spring Boot
9 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
10 24 (36.92%) AngularJS
11 23 (35.38%) Maven
11 23 (35.38%) Kanban
11 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
12 22 (33.85%) CSS
12 22 (33.85%) J2EE
13 21 (32.31%) JUnit
13 21 (32.31%) jMock
13 21 (32.31%) SonarQube
13 21 (32.31%) Mockito
13 21 (32.31%) DbUnit
13 21 (32.31%) PowerMock
14 20 (30.77%) Apache Camel
14 20 (30.77%) React
15 18 (27.69%) jQuery
16 17 (26.15%) HTML

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 (13.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Drupal
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) GIMP
1 11 (16.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.23%) GitHub
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (6.15%) npm
6 2 (3.08%) Azure Functions
6 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.08%) PaaS
6 2 (3.08%) Serverless
7 1 (1.54%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.23%) MySQL
5 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.62%) Redis
6 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
2 23 (35.38%) Maven
3 21 (32.31%) DbUnit
3 21 (32.31%) jMock
3 21 (32.31%) JUnit
3 21 (32.31%) Mockito
3 21 (32.31%) SonarQube
4 12 (18.46%) Cucumber
4 12 (18.46%) JIRA
4 12 (18.46%) Selenium
4 12 (18.46%) SoapUI
5 8 (12.31%) JMeter
6 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.15%) Babel
7 4 (6.15%) webpack
8 3 (4.62%) Protractor
9 2 (3.08%) GitLab
9 2 (3.08%) Gradle
9 2 (3.08%) Grunt
General
1 10 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 34 (52.31%) Java Developer
3 16 (24.62%) J2EE Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (18.46%) UI Developer
7 9 (13.85%) Angular Developer
8 8 (12.31%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (12.31%) HTML Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Tester
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
10 4 (6.15%) React Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Automation Tester
11 3 (4.62%) Consultant
12 2 (3.08%) Analyst
12 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Consultant
12 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) Web Services
2 29 (44.62%) Spring
3 26 (40.00%) SOAP
4 25 (38.46%) Spring Boot
5 24 (36.92%) AngularJS
6 22 (33.85%) CSS
6 22 (33.85%) J2EE
7 21 (32.31%) PowerMock
8 20 (30.77%) Apache Camel
8 20 (30.77%) React
9 18 (27.69%) jQuery
10 17 (26.15%) CSS3
10 17 (26.15%) HTML
10 17 (26.15%) HTML5
11 13 (20.00%) Angular 2
11 13 (20.00%) Backbone.js
11 13 (20.00%) Durandal
11 13 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (20.00%) LESS
11 13 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) User Experience
2 10 (15.38%) NHS
3 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Blog
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (61.54%) TDD
2 33 (50.77%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (43.08%) Scrum
4 26 (40.00%) BDD
5 23 (35.38%) Kanban
6 15 (23.08%) Wireframes
7 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (18.46%) API Testing
9 11 (16.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
11 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.31%) DevOps
12 8 (12.31%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Migration
12 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 7 (10.77%) Microservices
13 7 (10.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) C#
5 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) Groovy
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) Go
8 1 (1.54%) Java 8
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 33 (50.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.15%) ISEB
5 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) PMO
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Docker
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) vSphere
3 2 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.08%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Consul
1 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
2 1 (1.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) VMware
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk
5 1 (1.54%) TIBCO