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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.30% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% 3.57% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.34%
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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
79 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.65% 32.37% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 28
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £276 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) NUnit
3 3 (37.50%) ReSharper
3 3 (37.50%) Reference Data
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Ninject
3 3 (37.50%) NuGet
3 3 (37.50%) OpenAM
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) IIS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) NuGet
2 3 (37.50%) ReSharper
2 3 (37.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Ninject
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (37.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OpenAM