Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 July 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 88 135
Rank change year-on-year +13 +47 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 200 203 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.57% 2.12% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 8.58% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 141 73
Midlands median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +30.08%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £290
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% +7.64% -7.69%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2113 2365 2079
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 27.11% 24.65% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1460 1259
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £513 £501
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 32
Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.64% -11.72%
10th Percentile £21.00 £11.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £40.58
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.13
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.81% +3.21%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in the Midlands

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in the Midlands

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in the Midlands

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in the Midlands

REST
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +9 134 £486 +17.14% 21
East Midlands +8 65 £400 -11.11% 7
REST
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for REST.

1 97 (48.50%) SOAP
2 94 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (42.50%) Java
4 68 (34.00%) JSON
5 65 (32.50%) HTML
6 62 (31.00%) Spring
7 54 (27.00%) Web Services
8 51 (25.50%) HTML5
9 50 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (24.50%) CSS
11 48 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 47 (23.50%) .NET
13 44 (22.00%) TDD
13 44 (22.00%) Git (software)
14 43 (21.50%) Microservices
14 43 (21.50%) Linux
15 42 (21.00%) Scrum
16 41 (20.50%) XML
16 41 (20.50%) C#
16 41 (20.50%) Docker
17 39 (19.50%) MVC
18 38 (19.00%) SQL Server
19 36 (18.00%) Spring Boot
19 36 (18.00%) Open Source
20 35 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
20 35 (17.50%) SQL
20 35 (17.50%) HTTP
21 33 (16.50%) Salesforce.com
22 32 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
23 30 (15.00%) API Design

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 20 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (9.00%) JBoss
3 15 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.50%) Apache
5 9 (4.50%) Confluence
6 7 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.50%) IIS
9 3 (1.50%) Mule
9 3 (1.50%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.50%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.50%) Jetty
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (14.50%) PaaS
4 22 (11.00%) Heroku
5 21 (10.50%) IaaS
6 16 (8.00%) SaaS
7 15 (7.50%) OpenShift
8 14 (7.00%) GitHub
9 3 (1.50%) Boomi
9 3 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.50%) HTTP
2 20 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.50%) SSL
4 11 (5.50%) Internet
5 9 (4.50%) LDAP
6 8 (4.00%) DNS
7 6 (3.00%) Intranet
7 6 (3.00%) LAN
7 6 (3.00%) WAN
8 3 (1.50%) ATM
8 3 (1.50%) Skype
9 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.50%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.50%) MySQL
4 17 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.50%) GIS
8 3 (1.50%) DataStage
8 3 (1.50%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.50%) DB2
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.00%) JUnit
3 14 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.50%) IntelliJ
4 13 (6.50%) Maven
5 12 (6.00%) GitLab
5 12 (6.00%) JIRA
6 11 (5.50%) Bitbucket
6 11 (5.50%) Subversion
7 10 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 10 (5.00%) Selenium
8 7 (3.50%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.50%) gulp
9 6 (3.00%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.00%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.00%) Mockito
10 4 (2.00%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.50%) jMock
11 3 (1.50%) NUnit
General
1 18 (9.00%) Billing
2 14 (7.00%) Finance
3 8 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (1.50%) Legal
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 120 (60.00%) Developer
2 47 (23.50%) Architect
3 35 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.00%) Technical Architect
5 17 (8.50%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.00%) Scala Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (4.50%) Java Architect
8 9 (4.50%) Salesforce Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Digital Architect
9 8 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.50%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.00%) Analyst
11 6 (3.00%) Digital Technical Architect
12 5 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (2.50%) Messaging Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (48.50%) SOAP
2 68 (34.00%) JSON
3 65 (32.50%) HTML
4 62 (31.00%) Spring
5 54 (27.00%) Web Services
6 51 (25.50%) HTML5
7 49 (24.50%) CSS
8 47 (23.50%) .NET
9 41 (20.50%) XML
10 36 (18.00%) Spring Boot
11 29 (14.50%) CSS3
12 28 (14.00%) Hibernate
12 28 (14.00%) Play Framework
13 27 (13.50%) Ajax
14 26 (13.00%) AngularJS
15 24 (12.00%) jQuery
16 22 (11.00%) Django
17 20 (10.00%) J2EE
17 20 (10.00%) RESTful
18 19 (9.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.50%) User Experience
2 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.50%) iPad
6 3 (1.50%) iPhone
6 3 (1.50%) NHS
7 2 (1.00%) DataPower
7 2 (1.00%) IVR
8 1 (0.50%) Animation
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.50%) Linux
2 17 (8.50%) Unix
3 9 (4.50%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.00%) CoreOS
5 7 (3.50%) Android
6 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.00%) Windows
8 2 (1.00%) AIX
8 2 (1.00%) HPUX
8 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.00%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (22.00%) TDD
4 43 (21.50%) Microservices
5 42 (21.00%) Scrum
6 39 (19.50%) MVC
7 36 (18.00%) Open Source
8 30 (15.00%) API Design
9 25 (12.50%) SOA
9 25 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 24 (12.00%) API Development
11 21 (10.50%) API Integration
11 21 (10.50%) OO
12 20 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (9.50%) Configuration Management
14 17 (8.50%) DevOps
15 16 (8.00%) Kanban
16 15 (7.50%) Data Modelling
17 14 (7.00%) CRM
17 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.50%) Java
2 48 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (20.50%) C#
4 35 (17.50%) SQL
5 29 (14.50%) Scala
6 24 (12.00%) Python
7 22 (11.00%) Ruby
8 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.50%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.00%) ABAP
9 6 (3.00%) PHP
9 6 (3.00%) SAPscript
10 5 (2.50%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.00%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.00%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.00%) Groovy
12 3 (1.50%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.00%) ES6
13 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.00%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.50%) Degree
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) WAI
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (20.50%) Docker
2 7 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (9.50%) Puppet
2 17 (8.50%) Kubernetes
2 17 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.00%) Ansible
4 7 (3.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.50%) Grafana
5 1 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (16.50%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.00%) Oracle
4 12 (6.00%) MuleSoft
4 12 (6.00%) WSO2
5 11 (5.50%) Adobe
5 11 (5.50%) Apigee
5 11 (5.50%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.50%) webMethods
6 10 (5.00%) Google
7 6 (3.00%) SAP
8 4 (2.00%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.50%) Dell
9 3 (1.50%) IBM
9 3 (1.50%) Informatica
10 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.50%) Kony
11 1 (0.50%) Sybase
11 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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