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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing REST 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.82% 1.06% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 2.82% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £220 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -22.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.44 £32.25
% change year-on-year +23.64% +25.38%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 113 71 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 41.24% 37.77% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 28
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Devon

REST
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

REST
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 5 £220 -
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (84.62%) HTML
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) .NET
4 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) C#
6 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 11 (42.31%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) MVC
6 11 (42.31%) Spring
6 11 (42.31%) WCF
6 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (30.77%) WPF
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
8 7 (26.92%) HTTP
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) XML
8 7 (26.92%) Unix
8 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (26.92%) Dropwizard
8 7 (26.92%) Neo4j
8 7 (26.92%) JAX-RS
8 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
8 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
9 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins

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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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
1 7 (26.92%) Neo4j
2 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Gradle
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.85%) TestRail
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Angular Developer
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (42.31%) Spring
3 11 (42.31%) WCF
3 11 (42.31%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) WPF
5 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 7 (26.92%) Dropwizard
5 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (26.92%) JAX-RS
5 7 (26.92%) XML
6 6 (23.08%) JSON
6 6 (23.08%) SOAP
7 5 (19.23%) Grails
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (19.23%) Web Design
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Microservices
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.85%) QA Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Groovy
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft