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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 58 32 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +38
Contract jobs citing RESTful 10 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 2.42% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.33% 9.87% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +13.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
231 152 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.21% 24.48% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 103 132
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 £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -57.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 August 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) PHP
6 7 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (50.00%) Spring
7 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
8 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 5 (35.71%) Hazelcast
8 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
8 5 (35.71%) PHP5
8 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 5 (35.71%) Zend
8 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
9 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (28.57%) Marketing
9 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
9 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
9 4 (28.57%) Magento
9 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (28.57%) Electronics
9 4 (28.57%) Telecoms

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (28.57%) Magento
1 4 (28.57%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
2 5 (35.71%) Hazelcast
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) WATIR
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) DTV
3 1 (7.14%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Fedora
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Android Development
8 1 (7.14%) Bug Management
8 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) PHP5
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Zend
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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