The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 55 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing REST 14 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.77% 0.75% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.73% 3.20% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -3.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 125 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.26% 23.50% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 110
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
REST
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 18 (81.82%) Web Services
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Spring
4 13 (59.09%) SOAP
5 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Apache CXF
6 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 4 (18.18%) OO
10 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 4 (18.18%) HTML5
10 4 (18.18%) BDD
10 4 (18.18%) Time Management
10 4 (18.18%) JSON
10 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
11 3 (13.64%) Zend
11 3 (13.64%) Open Source
11 3 (13.64%) Scala
11 3 (13.64%) Akka
11 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
11 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
11 3 (13.64%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.55%) MSTest
1 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (4.55%) Moq
1 1 (4.55%) xUnit.net
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Scala Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Web Services
2 14 (63.64%) Spring
3 13 (59.09%) SOAP
4 9 (40.91%) J2EE
4 9 (40.91%) Apache CXF
5 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) JSON
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) Akka
7 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
7 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (9.09%) Symfony
8 2 (9.09%) LAMP
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Scala
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) WSO2