The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 15 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing REST 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.59% 2.92% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.83% 8.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £460 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +15.78%
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
41 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.03% 35.77% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 10
Median daily rate £325 £330 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for REST.

1 13 (92.86%) SOAP
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
1 13 (92.86%) Middleware
1 13 (92.86%) webMethods
1 13 (92.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) webMethods Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Middleware
1 13 (92.86%) SOAP
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) webMethods
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago