Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 8 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.34% 1.35% 8.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 3.70% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 18
Exeter median daily rate £425 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% +28.00%
10th Percentile £247 £300 £344
90th Percentile £468 £450 £441
Devon median daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Exeter median hourly rate - - £19.46
Devon median hourly rate - - £19.46

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 122 81 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 35.67% 36.49% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 47
Exeter median daily rate £425 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -16.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £263 £163 £260
90th Percentile £516 £403 £438
Devon median daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +25.93% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Exeter median hourly rate - £22.75 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.94% +49.65%
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +130.77% +50.00%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Exeter over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) XSL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) BPEL
3 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 4 (50.00%) JCAPS
3 4 (50.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 3 (37.50%) JAXB
4 3 (37.50%) Dropwizard
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) JMS
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Liquibase
6 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Jetty
6 1 (12.50%) JPA
6 1 (12.50%) Maven
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit

REST
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 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (50.00%) JCAPS
2 1 (12.50%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Liquibase
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSD
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (37.50%) Dropwizard
3 3 (37.50%) JAXB
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle