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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RESTful
England / West Midlands
Rank 75 91 111
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 43 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.90% 1.48% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 5.92% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £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 the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 545 676 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.08% 25.09% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 413 392
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +43 15 £425 -
Birmingham +5 9 £425 +21.42% 5
Coventry +4 6 £450 +44.00% 4
Staffordshire +4 3 £370 +48.00% 2
Solihull - 2 £325 - 1
Warwickshire -8 1 £425 +34.92% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 - 1
RESTful
England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) Java
3 27 (36.99%) HTML
4 26 (35.62%) CSS
5 24 (32.88%) Web Services
6 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
7 19 (26.03%) Scrum
7 19 (26.03%) TDD
7 19 (26.03%) REST
8 18 (24.66%) PHP
9 17 (23.29%) MySQL
10 16 (21.92%) Open Source
10 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
11 15 (20.55%) Microservices
12 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (19.18%) HTML5
13 12 (16.44%) Spring
13 12 (16.44%) JSON
13 12 (16.44%) CSS3
14 11 (15.07%) High Availability
14 11 (15.07%) BDD
14 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
14 11 (15.07%) MVC
14 11 (15.07%) C#
15 10 (13.70%) SQL
15 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
15 10 (13.70%) Scala
16 9 (12.33%) Node.js
16 9 (12.33%) Front End Development
16 9 (12.33%) SQL Server

RESTful
Top Related 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 8 (10.96%) Confluence
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Documentum
3 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.74%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.74%) WordPress
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) AdWords
3 2 (2.74%) GitHub
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) MySQL
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) JUnit
3 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.96%) JIRA
4 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.22%) Gradle
5 6 (8.22%) Selenium
5 6 (8.22%) Subversion
6 5 (6.85%) Maven
6 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.48%) Ant
7 4 (5.48%) Mockito
7 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.48%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.11%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.74%) CocoaPods
9 2 (2.74%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.37%) gulp
10 1 (1.37%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (4.11%) Games
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (89.04%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.81%) PHP Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Angular Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Developer
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.85%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (5.48%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) HTML
2 26 (35.62%) CSS
3 24 (32.88%) Web Services
4 19 (26.03%) REST
5 14 (19.18%) HTML5
6 12 (16.44%) CSS3
6 12 (16.44%) JSON
6 12 (16.44%) Spring
7 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.33%) Node.js
8 9 (12.33%) SOAP
9 8 (10.96%) .NET
9 8 (10.96%) jQuery
9 8 (10.96%) Laravel
10 6 (8.22%) LAMP
10 6 (8.22%) Middleware
11 5 (6.85%) Ajax
11 5 (6.85%) Play Framework
12 4 (5.48%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (5.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 6 (8.22%) DataPower
3 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) RIA
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Unix
3 6 (8.22%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Android
5 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) Scrum
2 19 (26.03%) TDD
3 16 (21.92%) Open Source
4 15 (20.55%) Microservices
5 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.07%) BDD
6 11 (15.07%) High Availability
6 11 (15.07%) MVC
7 9 (12.33%) Front End Development
7 9 (12.33%) Web Development
8 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Kanban
8 8 (10.96%) Low Latency
9 7 (9.59%) API Development
9 7 (9.59%) OO
9 7 (9.59%) Pair Programming
10 6 (8.22%) OOP
10 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) Java
2 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.66%) PHP
4 11 (15.07%) C#
5 10 (13.70%) Scala
5 10 (13.70%) SQL
6 5 (6.85%) Python
6 5 (6.85%) Ruby
7 3 (4.11%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.11%) Groovy
7 3 (4.11%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.11%) PHP 5
7 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Puppet
2 3 (4.11%) Grafana
2 3 (4.11%) Kibana
2 3 (4.11%) logstash
2 3 (4.11%) rkt
3 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Google
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe
4 3 (4.11%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.11%) Splunk
5 2 (2.74%) Apple
5 2 (2.74%) Ensighten
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.37%) Pega
6 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago