The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 53 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing RESTful 19 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.17% 0.65% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.26% 2.84% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 7
Average daily rate
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£378 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £364 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
230 176 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.26% 22.89% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 136 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £236
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 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Bristol region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 25 (67.57%) Web Services
2 24 (64.86%) Java
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) SQL
4 18 (48.65%) PHP
5 16 (43.24%) Linux
6 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
7 14 (37.84%) UNIX
8 13 (35.14%) OO
9 12 (32.43%) TDD
9 12 (32.43%) Scrum
9 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
10 11 (29.73%) MySQL
11 10 (27.03%) XML
11 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
12 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
12 9 (24.32%) FitNesse
12 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
13 8 (21.62%) CMS
13 8 (21.62%) MVC
14 7 (18.92%) .NET
14 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
15 6 (16.22%) J2EE
15 6 (16.22%) Spring
15 6 (16.22%) Open Source
15 6 (16.22%) BDD
16 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
16 5 (13.51%) HTML5

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.62%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Node.js
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Solr
3 3 (8.11%) Alfresco
4 2 (5.41%) Mule
5 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
1 1 (2.70%) Shopify
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MySQL
2 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.81%) Redis
4 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.11%) Hazelcast
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (24.32%) FitNesse
5 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 4 (10.81%) Maven
5 4 (10.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (8.11%) JUnit
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium
8 1 (2.70%) Hudson
8 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.70%) WATIR
8 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Electronics
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) PHP Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.70%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) Web Services
2 10 (27.03%) XML
3 7 (18.92%) .NET
4 6 (16.22%) J2EE
4 6 (16.22%) Spring
5 5 (13.51%) HTML5
5 5 (13.51%) JSON
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) SOAP
6 4 (10.81%) LAMP
6 4 (10.81%) CSS3
6 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js
6 4 (10.81%) Ember.js
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) Sass
6 4 (10.81%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (10.81%) Symfony
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.70%) Online Games
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) STB
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) UNIX
3 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) OO
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
5 8 (21.62%) MVC
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Content Management
8 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.81%) OO PHP
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Agile Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) OOP
10 2 (5.41%) Web Development
10 2 (5.41%) Time Management
10 2 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) PHP
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) PHP5
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) HNC
2 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Appcelerator
1 4 (10.81%) New Relic
1 4 (10.81%) Zend
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) SAP