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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 62 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing REST 13 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 2.58% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 11.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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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
283 159 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 30.66% 22.75% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 125 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) JSON
3 10 (47.62%) Spring
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 7 (33.33%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) J2EE
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Android
7 5 (23.81%) GWT
7 5 (23.81%) Ext JS
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Sencha
7 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) J2SE
7 5 (23.81%) HTTP
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
8 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) HTML5
8 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (19.05%) jQuery

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Hudson
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) GitLab
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
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%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Java Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
1 12 (57.14%) JSON
2 10 (47.62%) Spring
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) J2EE
6 5 (23.81%) GWT
6 5 (23.81%) Ext JS
6 5 (23.81%) J2SE
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) HTML5
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) Ajax
8 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 3 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) LAMP
9 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) DTV
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) Golang
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) HNC
4 1 (4.76%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Sencha
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft