The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 56 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 15 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.81% 1.00% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 4.20% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 143 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.63% 23.83% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 99 128
Average daily rate £363 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -57.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Bristol region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 16 (66.67%) Java
1 16 (66.67%) SOAP
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) Spring
3 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Apache CXF
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) J2EE
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) PHP
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) Ajax
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) Time Management
7 4 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) Mathematics

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (4.17%) Moq
1 1 (4.17%) MSTest
1 1 (4.17%) xUnit.net
1 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) SOAP
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) Spring
3 9 (37.50%) Apache CXF
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 7 (29.17%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
6 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (8.33%) LAMP
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.33%) Java EE
8 2 (8.33%) Symfony
8 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WSO2
2 1 (4.17%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft