The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 23 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing REST 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.67% 1.22% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.31% 5.13% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £398 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
REST
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 78 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 30.53% 23.78% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 33
Average daily rate £420 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.57% +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Devon

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Devon region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

REST
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +16 9 £400 +0.62% 1
Plymouth - 6 £488 -
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) JAX-RS
3 19 (61.29%) Hibernate
3 19 (61.29%) MongoDB
4 16 (51.61%) JSON
5 14 (45.16%) Spring
5 14 (45.16%) HTML
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) SOAP
6 13 (41.94%) XML
6 13 (41.94%) HTTP
7 12 (38.71%) HTTPS
7 12 (38.71%) JUnit
7 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
8 11 (35.48%) Maven
9 9 (29.03%) JAXB
10 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.81%) CSS
11 7 (22.58%) XSLT
11 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
11 7 (22.58%) XQuery
11 7 (22.58%) Internet
11 7 (22.58%) Web Services
11 7 (22.58%) Web Development
11 7 (22.58%) XPath
11 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (22.58%) Migration
12 6 (19.35%) Web Design
12 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
12 6 (19.35%) Neo4j

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (19.35%) Liferay
3 2 (6.45%) LiveLink
3 2 (6.45%) Jetty
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) HTTP
2 12 (38.71%) HTTPS
3 7 (22.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) MongoDB
2 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (19.35%) Neo4j
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (19.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) JUnit
2 11 (35.48%) Maven
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Liquibase
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 26 (83.87%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) JAX-RS
2 19 (61.29%) Hibernate
3 16 (51.61%) JSON
4 14 (45.16%) HTML
4 14 (45.16%) Spring
5 13 (41.94%) SOAP
5 13 (41.94%) XML
6 9 (29.03%) JAXB
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) XSLT
9 6 (19.35%) EJB
9 6 (19.35%) Struts
10 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
10 5 (16.13%) JPA
11 2 (6.45%) XSD
12 1 (3.23%) .NET
12 1 (3.23%) OAuth
12 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
1 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (22.58%) Web Development
2 6 (19.35%) Web Design
2 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
2 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Database Security
3 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.23%) CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.23%) BDD
3 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) XQuery
4 7 (22.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 14001
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) IBM