The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 28 April 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)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing REST 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter - - 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.28%  

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 Exeter with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 52 28 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 32.70% 34.15% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 17
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £303 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Exeter

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Exeter region with a requirement for REST.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Neo4j
4 5 (41.67%) JAX-RS
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (41.67%) Dropwizard
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Gradle
5 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) Grails
5 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (33.33%) Groovy
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) Neo4j
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) NeoLoad
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (8.33%) TestRail
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) Dropwizard
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) JAX-RS
3 4 (33.33%) Grails
3 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Groovy
5 2 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle