The first table below looks at the demand for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 36 45 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Contract jobs citing RESTful 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.87% 0.91% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 3.03% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
78 99 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.86% 30.18% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 116
Average daily rate £325 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
South West

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £425 -
Cirencester - - - -
RESTful
South West

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) DTV
4 6 (50.00%) Electronics
4 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (50.00%) SAP
4 6 (50.00%) SOAP
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (50.00%) Marketing
4 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Kanban
4 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) Maven
6 4 (33.33%) MongoDB

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (16.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) DTV
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
1 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle