The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.68% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.18% 32.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 15
Average daily rate £388 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing REST 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 REST.

1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace