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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 21 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 18 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.67% 3.59% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.31% 8.54% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £306 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £398 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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
104 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 38.52% 42.05% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 36
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +4 18 £400 +20.75% 2
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 20 (86.96%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) JSON
3 12 (52.17%) JAX-RS
4 11 (47.83%) Spring
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) HTTPS
5 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 10 (43.48%) JUnit
5 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
5 10 (43.48%) MongoDB
5 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) SOAP
7 8 (34.78%) Web Development
7 8 (34.78%) Maven
8 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 7 (30.43%) XPath
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) HTTP
8 7 (30.43%) JAXB
8 7 (30.43%) XQuery
8 7 (30.43%) Internet
8 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) XSLT
9 6 (26.09%) Liferay
10 4 (17.39%) JPA
10 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
11 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (30.43%) WebLogic
2 6 (26.09%) Liferay
3 2 (8.70%) LiveLink
4 1 (4.35%) Jetty
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTPS
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 7 (30.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) MongoDB
1 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) JUnit
2 8 (34.78%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Liquibase
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) JSON
2 12 (52.17%) JAX-RS
3 11 (47.83%) XML
3 11 (47.83%) Spring
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) XSLT
7 7 (30.43%) JAXB
8 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
8 4 (17.39%) JPA
9 2 (8.70%) .NET
9 2 (8.70%) HTML5
10 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
10 1 (4.35%) CSS3
10 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
10 1 (4.35%) Sass
10 1 (4.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Animation
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Web Development
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) XQuery
3 7 (30.43%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) XAML
4 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.35%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 14001
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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