The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.08% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£356 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.21%
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
135 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.18% 21.58% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 48 40
Average daily rate £350 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 4 £338 - 2
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 29 (78.38%) MVC
2 27 (72.97%) TDD
2 27 (72.97%) BDD
3 24 (64.86%) Web Services
4 22 (59.46%) SOAP
5 21 (56.76%) Java
6 20 (54.05%) HTML
6 20 (54.05%) CSS
7 17 (45.95%) Spring
8 16 (43.24%) Spring MVC
8 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
8 16 (43.24%) JPA
9 15 (40.54%) JUnit
10 14 (37.84%) .NET
10 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
11 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
11 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (32.43%) MSTest
12 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
12 12 (32.43%) SOA
12 12 (32.43%) Scrum
12 12 (32.43%) NUnit
13 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
13 11 (29.73%) XML
13 11 (29.73%) Progressive Enhancement
13 11 (29.73%) Castle Windsor
13 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (29.73%) CQRS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (27.03%) Mule
2 6 (16.22%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) Couchbase
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
3 7 (18.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) JUnit
2 12 (32.43%) MSTest
2 12 (32.43%) NUnit
3 6 (16.22%) Maven
3 6 (16.22%) TestNG
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Java Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) Web Services
2 22 (59.46%) SOAP
3 20 (54.05%) HTML
3 20 (54.05%) CSS
4 17 (45.95%) Spring
5 16 (43.24%) Spring MVC
5 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
5 16 (43.24%) JPA
6 14 (37.84%) .NET
7 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
8 11 (29.73%) XML
8 11 (29.73%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (16.22%) Middleware
9 6 (16.22%) CSS3
10 4 (10.81%) J2EE
11 2 (5.41%) JSON
12 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) MVC
2 27 (72.97%) TDD
2 27 (72.97%) BDD
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) SOA
4 12 (32.43%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (29.73%) CQRS
6 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
8 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.41%) UML
10 2 (5.41%) OO
11 1 (2.70%) Android Development
11 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) webMethods
2 1 (2.70%) Rackspace