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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 56 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing RESTful 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.89% 0.47% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 1.93% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
200 207 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.67% 24.56% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 164 91
Average daily rate £375 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 20 (62.50%) Web Services
2 17 (53.13%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) PHP
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) OO
5 11 (34.38%) MySQL
6 10 (31.25%) XML
6 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (28.13%) Scrum
7 9 (28.13%) UNIX
7 9 (28.13%) MVC
7 9 (28.13%) CMS
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
10 6 (18.75%) Node.js
10 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
10 6 (18.75%) Open Source
10 6 (18.75%) HTML5
10 6 (18.75%) Content Management
10 6 (18.75%) CSS
10 6 (18.75%) SOAP
10 6 (18.75%) HTTP
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) .NET
10 6 (18.75%) J2EE
11 5 (15.63%) C#

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (28.13%) CMS
2 6 (18.75%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) Alfresco
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.25%) Mule
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.50%) Redis
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 3 (9.38%) Maven
6 3 (9.38%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium
8 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.13%) Xcode
8 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Web Services
2 10 (31.25%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 6 (18.75%) J2EE
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 6 (18.75%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) Sass
4 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
4 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
4 5 (15.63%) CSS3
4 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
4 5 (15.63%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (12.50%) Memcached
5 4 (12.50%) Symfony
5 4 (12.50%) Spring
5 4 (12.50%) JSON
5 4 (12.50%) LAMP
6 3 (9.38%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Online Games
2 1 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone
3 5 (15.63%) Android
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Content Management
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (12.50%) OO PHP
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) Time Management
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) PHP
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.13%) PHP5
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Appcelerator
2 4 (12.50%) New Relic
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Zend