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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 30 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.36% - 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.63% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 6
Average daily rate
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£400 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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
161 72 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.11% 21.05% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 41 89
Average daily rate £400 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 7 £419 - 2
Gloucester - 1 £475 -
REST
South West

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (90.63%) MVC
2 27 (84.38%) TDD
2 27 (84.38%) BDD
3 20 (62.50%) HTML
3 20 (62.50%) CSS
4 19 (59.38%) Web Services
4 19 (59.38%) Java
5 17 (53.13%) SOAP
5 17 (53.13%) Spring
6 16 (50.00%) Spring MVC
6 16 (50.00%) JPA
6 16 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 15 (46.88%) JUnit
8 14 (43.75%) .NET
8 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
9 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
9 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (37.50%) MSTest
10 12 (37.50%) Scrum
10 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 12 (37.50%) SOA
10 12 (37.50%) NUnit
11 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
11 11 (34.38%) XML
11 11 (34.38%) Progressive Enhancement
11 11 (34.38%) Castle Windsor
11 11 (34.38%) Puppet
11 11 (34.38%) MongoDB

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (31.25%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
2 11 (34.38%) Couchbase
3 7 (21.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) JUnit
2 12 (37.50%) MSTest
2 12 (37.50%) NUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Maven
3 6 (18.75%) TestNG
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
1 20 (62.50%) CSS
2 19 (59.38%) Web Services
3 17 (53.13%) SOAP
3 17 (53.13%) Spring
4 16 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 16 (50.00%) JPA
4 16 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 14 (43.75%) .NET
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (34.38%) XML
7 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
7 11 (34.38%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (18.75%) CSS3
9 2 (6.25%) JSON
9 2 (6.25%) J2EE
10 1 (3.13%) Middleware
10 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) MVC
2 27 (84.38%) BDD
2 27 (84.38%) TDD
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) SOA
5 11 (34.38%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (34.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (34.38%) CQRS
6 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
8 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.25%) UML
10 2 (6.25%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) Time Management
11 1 (3.13%) Android Development
11 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Rackspace