The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing REST 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-36.60% -16.66%
REST
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 20 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.16% 28.57% 55.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 34
Median daily rate £413 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £480 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

REST
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for REST.

1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Force.com
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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%) Force.com
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com