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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 64 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 8 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.86% 1.29% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 5.48% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £45.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-26.26% +8.33%
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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
245 146 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.43% 23.47% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 110 118
Average daily rate £363 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £51.00
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
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 23 September 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 15 (71.43%) SOAP
1 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Spring
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Apache CXF
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) J2EE
9 5 (23.81%) .NET
9 5 (23.81%) C#
9 5 (23.81%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (23.81%) Ajax
10 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
10 4 (19.05%) TDD
10 4 (19.05%) jQuery
10 4 (19.05%) Time Management
10 4 (19.05%) Android
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
10 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
11 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
11 3 (14.29%) RESTful
11 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
11 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) NUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (4.76%) Moq
1 1 (4.76%) xUnit.net
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) SOAP
1 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 9 (42.86%) Apache CXF
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) J2EE
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Ajax
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (14.29%) RESTful
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.52%) Java EE
9 2 (9.52%) LAMP
9 2 (9.52%) Symfony
9 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) DTV
4 1 (4.76%) STB
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) HNC
2 1 (4.76%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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