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 3 months to 22 April 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.

RESTful
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing RESTful 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +1.84% +8.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £40.00

RESTful 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 37 40 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 24.67% 28.78% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 68
Median daily rate £325 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.10%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) CodeIgniter
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Laravel
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) ColdFusion
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) WordPress
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 1 (11.11%) CocoaPods
5 1 (11.11%) Material Design
5 1 (11.11%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) ColdFusion
1 2 (22.22%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
2 1 (11.11%) CocoaPods
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) Laravel
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Apple
1 2 (22.22%) Google