The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing REST 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +45.87%
REST
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 6 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 22.13% 10.91% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 17
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Belfast region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

REST
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Belfast region with a requirement for REST.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby