Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 12 November 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 33 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 20 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.87% 0.81% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 3.51% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £480 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -17.24% -9.38%
10th Percentile £425 £275 £356
90th Percentile £511 £325 £369
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £500 £415
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.50 £25.83 -
% change year-on-year +114.87% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 110 57 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.80% 22.98% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 72
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £311 £275 £263
90th Percentile £463 £431 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +47.54% +29.79% -18.09%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Staffordshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Staffordshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for REST in Staffordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
Lichfield - 7 £480 - 5
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - - 1
Stafford - 1 - - 3
REST
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) SOAP
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (80.00%) CSS
3 16 (80.00%) .NET
3 16 (80.00%) C#
3 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (70.00%) TDD
5 13 (65.00%) Middleware
5 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
5 13 (65.00%) jQuery
6 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) NHibernate
6 10 (50.00%) Use Case
6 10 (50.00%) MVC
6 10 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
10 5 (25.00%) Web Development
11 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (20.00%) V-Model
11 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) SOAP
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 13 (65.00%) Middleware
4 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) NHibernate
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) TDD
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Use Case
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) V-Model
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Facilities Management
6 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft