Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 77 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +24
Contract jobs citing RESTful 87 149 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.24% 2.97% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.11% 9.68% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 70
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +9.27% -3.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £178
90th Percentile £541 £550 £490
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £33.44
England median hourly rate £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +38.89%

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 955 1,539 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.63% 30.72% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 941 759
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £310 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £462
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.76% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 35
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £29.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.36% -3.28% +29.79%
10th Percentile £25.63 £11.00 £16.76
90th Percentile £45.63 £62.00 £41.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%

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 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in the West Midlands

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful in the West Midlands.

Contractor 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 11 November 2019. 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 -4 49 £475 +15.15% 8
Shropshire +15 14 £560 +24.44% 1
Coventry 0 7 £450 +9.09% 2
Solihull +6 5 £450 -5.26% 1
Warwickshire +5 5 £350 +12.00% 4
Staffordshire +16 4 £375 +4.17% 8
RESTful
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 65 (74.71%) Java
2 63 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (66.67%) Web Services
4 51 (58.62%) Git (software)
5 47 (54.02%) Spring
6 45 (51.72%) SOAP
7 41 (47.13%) Jenkins
8 40 (45.98%) Maven
9 39 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (43.68%) TDD
10 38 (43.68%) JUnit
10 38 (43.68%) Microservices
11 37 (42.53%) Security Cleared
12 36 (41.38%) AWS
13 35 (40.23%) jMock
13 35 (40.23%) Mockito
14 34 (39.08%) DbUnit
14 34 (39.08%) PowerMock
14 34 (39.08%) SonarQube
14 34 (39.08%) Scrum
15 33 (37.93%) Amazon EC2
15 33 (37.93%) SC Cleared
15 33 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (36.78%) Kanban
16 32 (36.78%) ActiveMQ
16 32 (36.78%) BDD
17 30 (34.48%) Amazon SQS
17 30 (34.48%) AngularJS
17 30 (34.48%) Amazon RDS
17 30 (34.48%) Postfix

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 11 (12.64%) Confluence
2 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) Drupal
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) GIMP
1 7 (8.05%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.38%) AWS
2 33 (37.93%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (34.48%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (8.05%) Azure
5 3 (3.45%) SaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.30%) Serverless
7 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.15%) Fastly
7 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (34.48%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (58.62%) Git (software)
2 41 (47.13%) Jenkins
3 40 (45.98%) Maven
4 38 (43.68%) JUnit
5 35 (40.23%) jMock
5 35 (40.23%) Mockito
6 34 (39.08%) DbUnit
6 34 (39.08%) SonarQube
7 14 (16.09%) JIRA
8 8 (9.20%) Vagrant
9 7 (8.05%) gulp
9 7 (8.05%) webpack
10 5 (5.75%) Grunt
11 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
13 2 (2.30%) GitLab
13 2 (2.30%) JMeter
13 2 (2.30%) Selenium
14 1 (1.15%) CircleCI
General
1 16 (18.39%) Public Sector
2 9 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (77.01%) Developer
2 41 (47.13%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 16 (18.39%) Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Java Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
5 7 (8.05%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Digital Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Integration Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Java Technical Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Middleware Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (3.45%) React Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Angular Developer
9 2 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.30%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (66.67%) Web Services
2 47 (54.02%) Spring
3 45 (51.72%) SOAP
4 34 (39.08%) PowerMock
5 32 (36.78%) ActiveMQ
6 30 (34.48%) AngularJS
7 24 (27.59%) Spring Cloud
8 21 (24.14%) JSON
9 20 (22.99%) REST
10 19 (21.84%) Hibernate
10 19 (21.84%) JPA
11 15 (17.24%) .NET
12 13 (14.94%) XML
13 11 (12.64%) J2EE
14 10 (11.49%) CSS
14 10 (11.49%) Spring Boot
15 9 (10.34%) HTML
16 8 (9.20%) Angular 2
16 8 (9.20%) CSS3
16 8 (9.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) NHS
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Android
1 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (43.68%) Microservices
3 38 (43.68%) TDD
4 34 (39.08%) Scrum
5 32 (36.78%) BDD
5 32 (36.78%) Kanban
6 28 (32.18%) Open Source
7 21 (24.14%) Migration
8 19 (21.84%) BPMN
9 14 (16.09%) SOA
10 8 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.05%) API Design
11 7 (8.05%) Software Architecture
11 7 (8.05%) UML
12 6 (6.90%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (6.90%) Wireframes
13 5 (5.75%) Biometrics
13 5 (5.75%) DevOps
13 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) Java
2 24 (27.59%) SQL
3 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.34%) TypeScript
5 7 (8.05%) C#
6 4 (4.60%) Java 8
6 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.45%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.15%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (42.53%) Security Cleared
2 33 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (34.48%) Postfix
2 8 (9.20%) Docker
3 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.15%) Google
3 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.15%) VMware