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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing REST 23 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.61% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 2.63% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £413 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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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
224 266 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.40% 32.05% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 218 66
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 £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) TDD
2 16 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 13 (40.63%) JSON
4 13 (40.63%) SOAP
4 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
5 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
6 10 (31.25%) iOS Development
7 9 (28.13%) Apple Swift
7 9 (28.13%) Cocoa Touch
7 9 (28.13%) Cocoa
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) HTML5
9 7 (21.88%) Selenium
9 7 (21.88%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) Ruby
10 6 (18.75%) Android
10 6 (18.75%) Node.js
10 6 (18.75%) Android SDK
10 6 (18.75%) Android Development
11 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
11 5 (15.63%) BDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQLite
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (9.38%) TestNG
5 3 (9.38%) MSTest
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) NUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Maven
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.13%) GitLab
7 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Android Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) SOAP
1 13 (40.63%) JSON
2 11 (34.38%) Web Services
3 9 (28.13%) Cocoa
3 9 (28.13%) Cocoa Touch
4 8 (25.00%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) Android SDK
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.63%) Spring
8 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
10 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.25%) Apache CXF
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.25%) JMS
10 2 (6.25%) Middleware
10 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) DTV
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
1 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
1 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 6 (18.75%) Android
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) TDD
2 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) iOS Development
5 8 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Android Development
7 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.25%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.25%) User Stories
10 2 (6.25%) MVC
10 2 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) Apple Swift
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) Python
7 3 (9.38%) Go
7 3 (9.38%) C#
7 3 (9.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft