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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 63 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.77% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 2.63% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £469 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £319 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
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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
205 266 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.35% 29.07% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 218 85
Average daily rate £375 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 13 (68.42%) JSON
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) Spring
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (36.84%) SOAP
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Maven
8 5 (26.32%) Selenium
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (21.05%) Sencha
9 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
9 4 (21.05%) Ext JS
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (21.05%) GWT
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) J2SE
9 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle
9 4 (21.05%) J2EE

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.26%) Mule
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) GitLab
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) NUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) TestNG
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (5.26%) MSTest
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Java Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) JSON
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
7 4 (21.05%) Ext JS
7 4 (21.05%) GWT
7 4 (21.05%) J2SE
7 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) Middleware
8 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) HTML5
9 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
9 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (10.53%) Velocity
9 2 (10.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) DTV
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) EPoS
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) EAI
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Go
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Sencha
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.26%) DigitalOcean