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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing REST 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.78% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-30.60% +31.49%
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
32 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.36% 18.06% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 12
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby