The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 36 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.01% 1.91% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.89% 8.04% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £525 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 112 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.60% 23.73% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 73 84
Median daily rate £413 £415 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £56.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +3 1 £550 +37.50% 5
Gloucester -6 1 £550 +30.95% 2
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for REST.

1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) XML
4 12 (75.00%) Scrum
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) JUnit
6 9 (56.25%) Web Services
6 9 (56.25%) JIRA
6 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (50.00%) XSLT
8 7 (43.75%) XSD
8 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 7 (43.75%) SOAP
8 7 (43.75%) J2EE
8 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (37.50%) JSON
9 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
9 6 (37.50%) JPA
9 6 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (37.50%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
10 5 (31.25%) JAXB
10 5 (31.25%) Workflow
10 5 (31.25%) EJB
10 5 (31.25%) C
10 5 (31.25%) JBoss
10 5 (31.25%) EJB 3.0

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
2 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 4 (25.00%) Mule
2 4 (25.00%) Mule ESB
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
4 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) OrientDB
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JUnit
2 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 6 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
6 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) Zephyr
7 2 (12.50%) Ant
7 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (12.50%) JMeter
7 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
8 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 7 (43.75%) J2EE
4 7 (43.75%) SOAP
4 7 (43.75%) XSD
5 6 (37.50%) JPA
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 5 (31.25%) EJB
6 5 (31.25%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (31.25%) JAXB
6 5 (31.25%) JSF
6 5 (31.25%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) WSDL
8 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 2 (12.50%) RAML
9 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Workflow
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
7 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
7 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) API Design
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 2 (12.50%) Groovy
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) XPath
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CloudHub
2 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Apprenda
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft