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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 57 39 69
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Contract jobs citing RESTful 13 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.46% 2.09% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 8.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
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£388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -9.82%
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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
230 152 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.78% 24.40% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 131
Average daily rate £363 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Java
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
4 15 (78.95%) Web Services
5 13 (68.42%) Scrum
6 12 (63.16%) SQL
7 11 (57.89%) PHP
7 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (57.89%) Cucumber
7 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
7 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
8 9 (47.37%) UNIX
8 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
9 8 (42.11%) FitNesse
9 8 (42.11%) TDD
9 8 (42.11%) Spring
10 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
10 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
11 6 (31.58%) BDD
11 6 (31.58%) Hazelcast
11 6 (31.58%) PHP5
11 6 (31.58%) jQuery
11 6 (31.58%) Zend
12 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
12 5 (26.32%) Degree
13 4 (21.05%) Marketing
13 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
13 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (21.05%) Magento

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (21.05%) Magento
1 4 (21.05%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
2 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
3 6 (31.58%) Hazelcast
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Cucumber
1 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (42.11%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) WATIR
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Fedora
3 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
8 3 (15.79%) OOP
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) Kanban
9 2 (10.53%) Android Development
9 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) PHP
4 6 (31.58%) PHP5
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Zend
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
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