The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - 21 27
Contract jobs citing REST 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.71% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.41% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +3.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.36% 23.08% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 20
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
County Antrim - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (50.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik