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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 44 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs citing REST 14 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.99% 0.55% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 1.96% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Median daily rate £486 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £475 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 102 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.50% 28.18% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 76 46
Median daily rate £450 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 21 (70.00%) Web Services
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) HTML5
4 14 (46.67%) CSS
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (43.33%) JSON
6 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (36.67%) Django
7 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 10 (33.33%) Scala
8 10 (33.33%) CSS3
8 10 (33.33%) Play Framework
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) MySQL
8 10 (33.33%) SOAP
8 10 (33.33%) Ruby
8 10 (33.33%) Ajax
8 10 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (30.00%) User Experience
10 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (23.33%) Windows
12 6 (20.00%) C#
12 6 (20.00%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Heroku
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Ant
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Grunt
3 1 (3.33%) gulp
3 1 (3.33%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Technical Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Digital Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Digital Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Azure Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Azure Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Web Services
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) HTML5
4 14 (46.67%) CSS
5 13 (43.33%) JSON
6 11 (36.67%) Django
7 10 (33.33%) Ajax
7 10 (33.33%) CSS3
7 10 (33.33%) Play Framework
7 10 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (33.33%) SOAP
8 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (20.00%) RESTful
10 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) Middleware
11 3 (10.00%) Java EE
11 3 (10.00%) Spring
11 3 (10.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) DataPower
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
3 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby
2 10 (33.33%) Scala
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow