Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 17 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 40 65
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 -12
Contract jobs citing REST 13 42 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.77% 3.97% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.50% 13.29% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 8
Coventry median daily rate £400 £430 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -21.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £310 £323 £448
90th Percentile £490 £519 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £415 £418
% change year-on-year +17.47% -0.60% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.08 - -

REST 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 Coventry with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 200 316 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 27.21% 29.90% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 214 128
Coventry median daily rate £425 £383 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +13.90% -9.12%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £219
90th Percentile £573 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -42.22% -28.57%
10th Percentile £20.88 £11.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £42.18 £16.50 £29.11
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Coventry

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Coventry

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Coventry over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Coventry region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) UX Design
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Gradle
1 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
1 2 (15.38%) Mockito
1 2 (15.38%) Protractor
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Cordova Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) ICEfaces
5 2 (15.38%) JMS
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) JSF
5 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) UX Design
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Apple Swift
4 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) ES6
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin