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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 36 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.97% 1.75% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.53% 6.22% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +0.72%
REST
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
266 225 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.33% 28.16% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 178 83
Average daily rate £375 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) TDD
3 26 (56.52%) Objective-C
4 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (47.83%) API Integration
6 21 (45.65%) E-Commerce
7 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
8 16 (34.78%) Scrum
9 15 (32.61%) Apple iOS
9 15 (32.61%) iOS Development
10 14 (30.43%) HTML
10 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 14 (30.43%) CSS
11 13 (28.26%) SOAP
11 13 (28.26%) Cocoa
11 13 (28.26%) Cocoa Touch
11 13 (28.26%) JSON
11 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (28.26%) Apple Swift
12 11 (23.91%) Android SDK
12 11 (23.91%) Android Development
12 11 (23.91%) Android
12 11 (23.91%) Ruby
13 10 (21.74%) Node.js
13 10 (21.74%) HTML5
13 10 (21.74%) Web Services
14 8 (17.39%) SQL
15 7 (15.22%) Java
15 7 (15.22%) BDD
15 7 (15.22%) JIRA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (21.74%) Node.js
2 5 (10.87%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Liferay
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) SSH
2 2 (4.35%) OpenVPN
2 2 (4.35%) IPsec
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) IPv6
2 2 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (2.17%) Telnet
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) SQLite
4 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) JIRA
3 6 (13.04%) Selenium
4 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (6.52%) NUnit
6 3 (6.52%) MSTest
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.35%) TestNG
7 2 (4.35%) GitLab
7 2 (4.35%) JUnit
7 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.35%) RSpec
8 1 (2.17%) JBehave
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Android Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.52%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
1 14 (30.43%) CSS
2 13 (28.26%) SOAP
2 13 (28.26%) Cocoa
2 13 (28.26%) JSON
2 13 (28.26%) Cocoa Touch
3 11 (23.91%) Android SDK
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
4 10 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (10.87%) OAuth
6 4 (8.70%) XML
6 4 (8.70%) .NET
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.52%) Spring
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.35%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
1 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.91%) Android
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) SmartOS
5 2 (4.35%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) TDD
3 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 22 (47.83%) API Integration
5 21 (45.65%) E-Commerce
6 16 (34.78%) Scrum
7 15 (32.61%) iOS Development
8 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (23.91%) Android Development
10 7 (15.22%) BDD
11 6 (13.04%) CRM
12 5 (10.87%) Migration
12 5 (10.87%) Web Development
12 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
13 4 (8.70%) Business Transformation
13 4 (8.70%) DevOps
14 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
14 3 (6.52%) Open Source
14 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
14 3 (6.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Objective-C
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.26%) Apple Swift
4 11 (23.91%) Ruby
5 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) Java
7 4 (8.70%) C#
8 3 (6.52%) Python
9 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Snort
1 2 (4.35%) Squid
1 2 (4.35%) Varnish
1 2 (4.35%) vCloud
1 2 (4.35%) KVM
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
1 2 (4.35%) LXC
1 2 (4.35%) iptables
1 2 (4.35%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
2 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) systemd
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.17%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.17%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Siebel
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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