Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 57 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 +25 -5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 43 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.22% 2.86% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.72% 10.16% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 7
Birmingham median daily rate £419 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +7.58% +26.92%
10th Percentile £333 £375 £325
90th Percentile £481 £516 £465
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56% +4.00%
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 367 443 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.51% 28.20% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 313 264
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.24% +7.57%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £272
90th Percentile £550 £548 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.93% +200.00% -35.71%
10th Percentile £33.25 £15.40 £8.75
90th Percentile £75.75 £39.00 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +59.02% +35.56% -21.58%

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 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) Java
3 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
4 24 (55.81%) Spring
4 24 (55.81%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (51.16%) Web Services
6 21 (48.84%) Scrum
6 21 (48.84%) TDD
7 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
8 19 (44.19%) JUnit
8 19 (44.19%) Spring Boot
9 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
9 18 (41.86%) BDD
10 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
10 17 (39.53%) Maven
10 17 (39.53%) Kanban
10 17 (39.53%) SOAP
11 16 (37.21%) J2EE
11 16 (37.21%) jMock
11 16 (37.21%) Mockito
11 16 (37.21%) DbUnit
11 16 (37.21%) SonarQube
11 16 (37.21%) PowerMock
12 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
13 13 (30.23%) Apache Camel
14 12 (27.91%) CSS
15 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
15 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
16 9 (20.93%) React
16 9 (20.93%) Microservices

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 (9.30%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) GIMP
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.63%) GitHub
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (9.30%) npm
5 2 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.33%) BrowserStack
6 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) Redis
5 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
2 19 (44.19%) JUnit
3 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
4 17 (39.53%) Maven
5 16 (37.21%) DbUnit
5 16 (37.21%) jMock
5 16 (37.21%) Mockito
5 16 (37.21%) SonarQube
6 7 (16.28%) Selenium
7 6 (13.95%) JMeter
7 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
8 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
8 5 (11.63%) JIRA
8 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
9 4 (9.30%) Babel
9 4 (9.30%) webpack
10 3 (6.98%) Subversion
11 1 (2.33%) Gradle
11 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
11 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (20.93%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Tester
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
7 4 (9.30%) React Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Developer in Test
9 2 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) Spring
2 22 (51.16%) Web Services
3 19 (44.19%) Spring Boot
4 17 (39.53%) SOAP
5 16 (37.21%) J2EE
5 16 (37.21%) PowerMock
6 13 (30.23%) Apache Camel
7 12 (27.91%) CSS
8 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.93%) HTML
9 9 (20.93%) React
10 6 (13.95%) CSS3
10 6 (13.95%) HTML5
10 6 (13.95%) jQuery
11 5 (11.63%) .NET
11 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
11 5 (11.63%) JPA
11 5 (11.63%) Redux
11 5 (11.63%) REST
12 4 (9.30%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) NHS
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (48.84%) Scrum
3 21 (48.84%) TDD
4 18 (41.86%) BDD
5 17 (39.53%) Kanban
6 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
7 9 (20.93%) Microservices
8 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 6 (13.95%) Wireframes
10 5 (11.63%) API Testing
10 5 (11.63%) DevOps
10 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.63%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) Isomorphic JavaScript
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) Java 8
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Go
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PMO
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.95%) vSphere
2 5 (11.63%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.33%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Consul
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO