Period
to 23 November 2020

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 23 November 2020 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
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 84 83
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 38 85 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.59% 2.24% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 9.10% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 74
Median daily rate £418 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.98% +15.15% +8.55%
10th Percentile £273 £372 £325
90th Percentile £540 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £490 £500
% change year-on-year -3.06% -2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.85 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.35% +8.56% -7.69%

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 382 934 1,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.99% 24.56% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 632 951
Median daily rate £400 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +47.16%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.41% +3.75%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing RESTful as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RESTful in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for RESTful in the West Midlands

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RESTful in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for RESTful in the West Midlands

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RESTful in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend 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 23 November 2020. 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
Shropshire +14 24 £495 -9.17%
Birmingham +5 11 £375 -21.05% 12
Warwickshire +13 1 £288 - 2
Staffordshire +11 1 £365 -2.67% 3
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) XML
4 14 (36.84%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
5 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
5 13 (34.21%) DevOps
5 13 (34.21%) Microservices
6 12 (31.58%) C#
6 12 (31.58%) Python
7 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
7 11 (28.95%) JSON
7 11 (28.95%) JIRA
7 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
8 10 (26.32%) Scala
8 10 (26.32%) Confluence
8 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 10 (26.32%) Coaching
8 10 (26.32%) API Design
8 10 (26.32%) Ansible
8 10 (26.32%) Docker
9 9 (23.68%) HTML
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) FishEye
9 9 (23.68%) GitHub
9 9 (23.68%) Bitbucket
9 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
9 9 (23.68%) Vagrant

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 10 (26.32%) Confluence
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) AWS
1 9 (23.68%) GitHub
2 6 (15.79%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) JIRA
2 9 (23.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (23.68%) Bitbucket
2 9 (23.68%) FishEye
2 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.68%) Vagrant
3 7 (18.42%) ScriptRunner
4 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) GitLab
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
1 9 (23.68%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 9 (23.68%) JIRA Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Software Architect
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Java Software Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.26%) React Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.63%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) XML
2 11 (28.95%) JSON
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
5 7 (18.42%) CSS
5 7 (18.42%) SAML
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Core
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (10.53%) Vue.js
7 4 (10.53%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) Node.js
8 3 (7.89%) React
8 3 (7.89%) Spring
8 3 (7.89%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Animation
2 1 (2.63%) EPoS
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) DevOps
2 13 (34.21%) Microservices
3 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
4 10 (26.32%) API Design
4 10 (26.32%) Coaching
4 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 9 (23.68%) Business Case
5 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (23.68%) Requirements Gathering
6 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (18.42%) Software Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) OOP
9 4 (10.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) Scala
6 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.89%) C++
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Java 8
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Docker
2 9 (23.68%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Ansible
2 9 (23.68%) Grafana
2 9 (23.68%) Prometheus
2 9 (23.68%) Terraform
3 7 (18.42%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Atlassian
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) BEA
3 1 (2.63%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) VMware