Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 January 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.

RESTful
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 28 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing RESTful 9 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.31% 4.38% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.59% 13.49% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £370 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +48.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £225
90th Percentile £425 £388 £275
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire 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 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 85 126 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.25% 32.47% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 89
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £348 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +2.96% +3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £438 £434 £441
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +27.08% +4.35% -22.69%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Staffordshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Staffordshire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Stafford +2 6 £338 -8.78% 3
Stoke-on-Trent -4 1 £350 +15.23% 2
RESTful
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Laravel
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Publishing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware

RESTful
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) Core Data
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
6 1 (11.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin