The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 13 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing REST 18 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.34% 4.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.62% 10.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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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 Exeter region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 68 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 29.89% 41.98% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 19
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 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 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 24 (96.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) JSON
3 15 (60.00%) JAX-RS
4 14 (56.00%) Spring
5 13 (52.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (52.00%) MongoDB
5 13 (52.00%) XML
6 12 (48.00%) JUnit
6 12 (48.00%) HTTPS
6 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
7 11 (44.00%) Maven
8 9 (36.00%) JAXB
9 8 (32.00%) CSS
9 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (32.00%) HTML
10 7 (28.00%) HTTP
10 7 (28.00%) XSLT
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) SOAP
10 7 (28.00%) Web Services
10 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
10 7 (28.00%) XQuery
10 7 (28.00%) Internet
10 7 (28.00%) Migration
10 7 (28.00%) Web Development
10 7 (28.00%) XPath
11 6 (24.00%) Liferay
12 5 (20.00%) JPA
12 5 (20.00%) XML Schema
13 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (24.00%) Liferay
3 2 (8.00%) LiveLink
3 2 (8.00%) Jetty
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) HTTPS
2 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 7 (28.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Liquibase
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 20 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) JSON
2 15 (60.00%) JAX-RS
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 13 (52.00%) Hibernate
4 13 (52.00%) XML
5 9 (36.00%) JAXB
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) SOAP
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) XSLT
8 5 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 5 (20.00%) JPA
9 2 (8.00%) XSD
10 1 (4.00%) .NET
10 1 (4.00%) OAuth
10 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Web Development
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.00%) TDD
2 1 (4.00%) Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.00%) BDD
2 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) XQuery
3 7 (28.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (12.00%) ISO 14001
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef