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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 61 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.49% 1.02% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 4.55% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£431 £373 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% +63.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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South West

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
230 176 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.41% 22.45% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 136 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 15 (68.18%) JSON
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) Spring
4 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) SOAP
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) PHP
8 6 (27.27%) XML
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 6 (27.27%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (22.73%) Sencha
9 5 (22.73%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) Ext JS
9 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Android
9 5 (22.73%) GWT
9 5 (22.73%) J2SE
9 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
9 5 (22.73%) HTTP
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
10 4 (18.18%) TDD
10 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Maven
10 4 (18.18%) Google

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Hudson
2 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Java Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) JSON
2 13 (59.09%) Spring
3 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) SOAP
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (22.73%) Ext JS
7 5 (22.73%) GWT
7 5 (22.73%) J2SE
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
9 3 (13.64%) Ajax
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Open Source
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.64%) DTV
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) STB
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Android Development
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Golang
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) HNC
3 1 (4.55%) HND
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sencha
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) HP
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