Period
to 18 January 2018

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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 107 141
Rank change year-on-year +10 +34 +8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 92 92 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.95% 1.67% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 6.56% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 66 30
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £214 £313 £308
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +35.42% +12.50% -17.42%

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 1,213 1,403 1,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.70% 25.49% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 840 719
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +7.93% -2.10%
10th Percentile £257 £270 £256
90th Percentile £563 £538 £518
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.79% -18.09% -3.56%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.68 £11.15
90th Percentile £43.75 £32.74 £43.77
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 January 2018.

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 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
Birmingham +34 46 £444 +7.58% 18
Warwickshire +17 13 £185 -52.26% 8
Coventry +5 12 £445 +11.88% 6
Staffordshire +3 9 £350 -5.41% 8
Shropshire -9 3 £175 -62.16%
Solihull +4 1 £250 -41.18% 2
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 51 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 38 (41.30%) Java
3 38 (41.30%) Web Services
4 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 36 (39.13%) TDD
5 28 (30.43%) Scrum
6 27 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (27.17%) BDD
8 24 (26.09%) HTML
9 22 (23.91%) CSS
10 21 (22.83%) SOAP
11 19 (20.65%) PHP
11 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
12 18 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (19.57%) Kanban
12 18 (19.57%) .NET
12 18 (19.57%) MySQL
12 18 (19.57%) JUnit
12 18 (19.57%) MVC
12 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
13 17 (18.48%) Spring
13 17 (18.48%) Maven
13 17 (18.48%) J2EE
14 16 (17.39%) C#
14 16 (17.39%) jMock
14 16 (17.39%) Mockito
14 16 (17.39%) DbUnit
14 16 (17.39%) HTML5
14 16 (17.39%) PowerMock

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 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) Mule
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) GIMP
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.13%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.26%) GitHub
5 2 (2.17%) IaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Office 365
5 2 (2.17%) PaaS
5 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) SMS
2 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) MySQL
2 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.26%) JasperReports
6 3 (3.26%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.17%) Power BI
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 18 (19.57%) JUnit
3 17 (18.48%) Maven
4 16 (17.39%) DbUnit
4 16 (17.39%) jMock
4 16 (17.39%) Mockito
4 16 (17.39%) SonarQube
5 11 (11.96%) JIRA
6 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.43%) Selenium
8 4 (4.35%) Subversion
9 3 (3.26%) GitLab
9 3 (3.26%) Gradle
9 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.17%) Android Studio
10 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (4.35%) Advertising
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Automotive
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (81.52%) Developer
2 25 (27.17%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.30%) PHP Developer
3 15 (16.30%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Angular Developer
6 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Architect
6 8 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.30%) Web Services
2 24 (26.09%) HTML
3 22 (23.91%) CSS
4 21 (22.83%) SOAP
5 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
6 18 (19.57%) .NET
7 17 (18.48%) J2EE
7 17 (18.48%) Spring
8 16 (17.39%) HTML5
8 16 (17.39%) PowerMock
9 15 (16.30%) Apache Camel
9 15 (16.30%) XML
10 14 (15.22%) CSS3
11 13 (14.13%) LAMP
12 11 (11.96%) JSON
13 10 (10.87%) Ajax
14 9 (9.78%) Spring Boot
15 8 (8.70%) jQuery
15 8 (8.70%) REST
16 7 (7.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) User Experience
2 6 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.26%) Animation
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Fintech
4 1 (1.09%) Infotainment
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.35%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) TDD
3 28 (30.43%) Scrum
4 27 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (27.17%) BDD
6 18 (19.57%) Kanban
6 18 (19.57%) MVC
7 15 (16.30%) OO
7 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
8 13 (14.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 13 (14.13%) Web Development
9 11 (11.96%) DevOps
9 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.87%) Open Source
11 9 (9.78%) Multithreading
11 9 (9.78%) SDLC
12 8 (8.70%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.61%) Microservices
14 5 (5.43%) Front End Development
14 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.30%) Java
2 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.65%) PHP
4 16 (17.39%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) Ruby
6 8 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 7 (7.61%) SQL
8 6 (6.52%) Python
8 6 (6.52%) Scala
9 4 (4.35%) Groovy
10 3 (3.26%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.26%) Clojure
10 3 (3.26%) Erlang
10 3 (3.26%) F#
10 3 (3.26%) Haskell
11 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.17%) XAML
12 1 (1.09%) C
12 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (14.13%) vSphere
2 6 (6.52%) Docker
3 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) VMware
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) Google
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.09%) Informatica
4 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.09%) Jitterbit
4 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.09%) Xamarin