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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing REST 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.08% 2.02% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 5.68% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £406 £400 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -21.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
REST
South West

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
117 176 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.22% 35.56% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 112 64
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 4 £406 +3.17% 2
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for REST.

1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) Web Services
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) SOAP
4 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (41.67%) JIRA
5 10 (41.67%) Unix
5 10 (41.67%) Middleware
5 10 (41.67%) webMethods
6 9 (37.50%) Maven
6 9 (37.50%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 8 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
9 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) ClearCase
10 5 (20.83%) SOA
10 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
10 5 (20.83%) J2EE
10 5 (20.83%) Ant
10 5 (20.83%) JUnit
10 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering

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 (20.83%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) OrientDB
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) Maven
3 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (20.83%) Ant
5 5 (20.83%) ClearCase
5 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 5 (20.83%) JMeter
5 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium
6 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (12.50%) Zephyr
7 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.17%) Hudson
8 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Electronics
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Manual Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SOA Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Web Services
2 13 (54.17%) SOAP
3 10 (41.67%) Middleware
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 3 (12.50%) WSDL
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Unix
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) MODAF
6 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSD
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) webMethods
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Apprenda
5 1 (4.17%) Cloudera