Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +29
Contract jobs citing REST 19 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.31% 4.32% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.27% 12.12% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 19
Devon median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +6.92%
10th Percentile £238 £194 £299
90th Percentile £475 £446 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Devon median hourly rate - £23.53 -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £42.50
% change year-on-year +101.91% -44.65% -22.73%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 205 165 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 35.71% 35.64% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 112 153
Devon median daily rate £432 £335 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -9.46% -
10th Percentile £295 £185 £263
90th Percentile £593 £500 £513
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +45.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.64 £19.55
90th Percentile £48.80 £44.75 £40.30
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Devon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Devon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Devon over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Devon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Devon

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Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Devon region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -9 10 £440 +100.00%
Exeter +1 8 £425 +21.43%
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Devon region with a requirement for REST.

1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) JAX-RS
3 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
3 9 (47.37%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) Dropwizard
5 7 (36.84%) XSD
6 6 (31.58%) Subversion
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
7 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Web Design
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) HTTP
7 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
7 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
8 4 (21.05%) Vagrant

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) GlassFish
1 4 (21.05%) JCAPS
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.53%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Liquibase
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Python Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
1 10 (52.63%) JAX-RS
2 9 (47.37%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) Dropwizard
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 7 (36.84%) XSD
5 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) XSL
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) JAXB
7 3 (15.79%) Spring
7 3 (15.79%) SQLAlchemy
7 3 (15.79%) XML Schema
8 2 (10.53%) Java EE
8 2 (10.53%) JMS
8 2 (10.53%) JPA
8 2 (10.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
3 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (26.32%) Web Design
3 4 (21.05%) BPEL
3 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 4 (21.05%) OWASP
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
2 3 (15.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM