Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 114 147
Rank change year-on-year +23 +33 -1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 99 108 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.07% 1.74% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.55% 6.84% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 20
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £178 £298 £263
90th Percentile £500 £538 £493
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.68% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.42% -4.00% -3.85%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1158 1580 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.17% 25.43% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 970 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £514 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in the West Midlands

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in the West Midlands

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the West Midlands

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Birmingham +11 31 £438 -7.89% 6
Warwickshire +19 22 £185 -47.14% 2
Coventry +14 13 £345 -13.26% 6
Staffordshire +6 8 £350 +13.82% 2
Shropshire +2 7 £500 +11.11% 1
Solihull +4 1 £335 -21.18% 2
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) Java
3 34 (34.34%) MySQL
3 34 (34.34%) TDD
4 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 32 (32.32%) Spring
6 31 (31.31%) Scrum
6 31 (31.31%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
8 28 (28.28%) JUnit
8 28 (28.28%) HTML
9 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 26 (26.26%) CSS
11 25 (25.25%) Web Services
11 25 (25.25%) MVC
12 24 (24.24%) PHP
13 23 (23.23%) .NET
13 23 (23.23%) Kanban
13 23 (23.23%) Spring Boot
14 20 (20.20%) Scala
15 19 (19.19%) C#
15 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
16 18 (18.18%) Test Automation
16 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
17 17 (17.17%) HTML5
17 17 (17.17%) BDD
17 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
17 17 (17.17%) SQL
17 17 (17.17%) Web Development
18 16 (16.16%) Hibernate

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 12 (12.12%) Apache Spark
2 11 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 11 (11.11%) JBoss
2 11 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (11.11%) WildFly
3 6 (6.06%) Confluence
4 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) GIMP
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.05%) PaaS
3 4 (4.04%) IaaS
3 4 (4.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.34%) MySQL
2 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
3 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
4 13 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (12.12%) Big Data
5 12 (12.12%) Hadoop
5 12 (12.12%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 28 (28.28%) JUnit
4 13 (13.13%) Maven
5 11 (11.11%) DbUnit
5 11 (11.11%) Hudson
5 11 (11.11%) JBehave
5 11 (11.11%) jMock
5 11 (11.11%) Mockito
5 11 (11.11%) SonarQube
6 10 (10.10%) JIRA
7 7 (7.07%) Subversion
8 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.03%) Selenium
10 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.02%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.04%) Advertising
2 3 (3.03%) Automotive
2 3 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Publishing
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (88.89%) Developer
2 30 (30.30%) Senior Developer
3 20 (20.20%) PHP Developer
4 16 (16.16%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Digital Developer
6 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Scala Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Architect
9 5 (5.05%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.32%) Spring
2 28 (28.28%) HTML
3 26 (26.26%) CSS
4 25 (25.25%) Web Services
5 23 (23.23%) .NET
5 23 (23.23%) Spring Boot
6 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.17%) HTML5
8 16 (16.16%) Hibernate
8 16 (16.16%) LAMP
9 15 (15.15%) CSS3
9 15 (15.15%) REST
10 14 (14.14%) Java EE
11 13 (13.13%) SOAP
12 12 (12.12%) JMS
13 11 (11.11%) HornetQ
13 11 (11.11%) JAX-RS
13 11 (11.11%) PowerMock
13 11 (11.11%) RESTEasy
13 11 (11.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.05%) User Experience
3 3 (3.03%) Animation
3 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) iPad
4 2 (2.02%) iPhone
5 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.01%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Apple iOS
2 13 (13.13%) Android
3 4 (4.04%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) TDD
3 31 (31.31%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (31.31%) Scrum
4 25 (25.25%) MVC
5 23 (23.23%) Kanban
6 18 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 17 (17.17%) BDD
7 17 (17.17%) Web Development
8 15 (15.15%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.13%) OO
9 13 (13.13%) SOA
9 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.11%) Analytics
10 11 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (11.11%) DSDM
10 11 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 11 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 11 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
10 11 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) Java
2 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.24%) PHP
4 20 (20.20%) Scala
5 19 (19.19%) C#
6 17 (17.17%) SQL
7 9 (9.09%) Ruby
8 5 (5.05%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.04%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.01%) Groovy
11 1 (1.01%) PHP 4
11 1 (1.01%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.01%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.05%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Google
3 5 (5.05%) VMware
4 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.01%) Apple
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.01%) Informatica
5 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.01%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.01%) Xamarin