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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 34 20
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Contract jobs citing REST 26 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.67% 0.91% 7.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.80% 2.41% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 14
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £439 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 125 83 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 36.87% 37.90% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 54
Median daily rate £405 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.56% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +67.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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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

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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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 - 16 £425 -
Exeter +6 8 £425 -10.52% 1
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) JSON
2 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (45.16%) Unix
4 14 (45.16%) Linux
5 13 (41.94%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
5 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (38.71%) Java
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) OWASP
7 11 (35.48%) Mac OS
7 11 (35.48%) Open Source
7 11 (35.48%) VirtualBox
7 11 (35.48%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
7 11 (35.48%) Vagrant
8 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (29.03%) SQLAlchemy
9 9 (29.03%) Web Services
9 9 (29.03%) Docker
9 9 (29.03%) Front End Development
10 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (25.81%) JAX-RS
10 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
11 7 (22.58%) XML
11 7 (22.58%) XSD

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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 (12.90%) GlassFish
1 4 (12.90%) JCAPS
2 1 (3.23%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Neo4j
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) Vagrant
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Liquibase
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Software Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Python Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Angular Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Junior
7 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) JSON
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (29.03%) SQLAlchemy
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (25.81%) JAX-RS
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) XSD
8 6 (19.35%) Dropwizard
9 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (16.13%) WCF
9 5 (16.13%) WPF
10 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.90%) SOAP
10 4 (12.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 11 (35.48%) Mac OS
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (35.48%) Open Source
3 11 (35.48%) OWASP
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) Front End Development
6 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 4 (12.90%) BPEL
8 4 (12.90%) Microservices
8 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (9.68%) Web Design
10 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VirtualBox
2 9 (29.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
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