The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 66 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.50% 2.19% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 9.16% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
214 131 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.78% 23.95% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 82 109
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 £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
RESTful
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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 31 July 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) PHP
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Shopify
6 3 (37.50%) Hazelcast
6 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) Zend
6 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (37.50%) PHP5
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) CentOS
6 3 (37.50%) Magento
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 3 (37.50%) SAP
6 3 (37.50%) Electronics
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) DTV

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
1 3 (37.50%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Hazelcast
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) WATIR
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DTV
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Fedora
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Bug Management
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PHP5
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) Zend