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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing REST 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.56% 6.80% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 14.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate £325 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
REST
Gloucestershire

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
29 67 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.22% 45.58% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 49 17
Average daily rate £325 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Cheltenham region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

REST
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) webMethods
1 10 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) webMethods
Cheltenham, UK,
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago