Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 69 55
Rank change year-on-year +25 -14 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 84 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.26% 2.63% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.89% 9.22% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 50
Bristol median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £338
90th Percentile £460 £575 £600
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £42.50
% change year-on-year +101.91% -44.65% -22.73%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 564 499 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.57% 28.58% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 373 398
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £267
90th Percentile £513 £525 £516
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21.70 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -11.76% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Bristol

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Bristol

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Bristol

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for REST.

1 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (70.24%) SOAP
3 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 46 (54.76%) HTML
5 42 (50.00%) CSS
5 42 (50.00%) JSON
6 38 (45.24%) jQuery
7 34 (40.48%) Java
7 34 (40.48%) C#
7 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 34 (40.48%) MVC
8 33 (39.29%) Scrum
8 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
9 32 (38.10%) .NET
10 31 (36.90%) Oracle
10 31 (36.90%) OO
11 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
11 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 30 (35.71%) OOD
12 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (29.76%) Git (software)
16 24 (28.57%) Oracle Database
16 24 (28.57%) Finance
17 23 (27.38%) Web Services
18 20 (23.81%) Maven
18 20 (23.81%) Marketing
19 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
19 19 (22.62%) Test Automation

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (4.76%) Apache
1 4 (4.76%) Mule
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.57%) CMS
2 3 (3.57%) Confluence
2 3 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (2.38%) nginx
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) GitHub
3 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.19%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.71%) MySQL
4 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.38%) Redis
8 1 (1.19%) Big Data
8 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.19%) HBase
8 1 (1.19%) Semantic Layer
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.81%) Maven
3 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
4 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 12 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 10 (11.90%) JIRA
6 10 (11.90%) Selenium
7 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
7 9 (10.71%) SoapUI
8 8 (9.52%) JUnit
9 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.76%) Ant
10 4 (4.76%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.57%) Gerrit
11 3 (3.57%) Gradle
11 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.38%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.38%) GoCD
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 20 (23.81%) Marketing
3 18 (21.43%) Electronics
3 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (11.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (75.00%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 24 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (20.24%) Agile Developer
5 17 (20.24%) Software Developer
6 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 15 (17.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 15 (17.86%) Agile .NET Developer
7 15 (17.86%) Agile C# Developer
7 15 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (16.67%) Java Developer
9 12 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (9.52%) Analyst
11 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
11 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
12 6 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (7.14%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (70.24%) SOAP
2 46 (54.76%) HTML
3 42 (50.00%) CSS
3 42 (50.00%) JSON
4 38 (45.24%) jQuery
5 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
6 32 (38.10%) .NET
7 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
8 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (27.38%) Web Services
12 12 (14.29%) Spring
13 9 (10.71%) J2EE
13 9 (10.71%) XML
14 8 (9.52%) HTML5
15 7 (8.33%) Ajax
16 6 (7.14%) JMS
16 6 (7.14%) Kafka
16 6 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) User Experience
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Unix
3 3 (3.57%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Debian
4 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) MVC
3 33 (39.29%) Scrum
4 31 (36.90%) OO
5 30 (35.71%) OOD
6 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
7 18 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
7 18 (21.43%) Microservices
7 18 (21.43%) Programme Management
8 15 (17.86%) TDD
9 11 (13.10%) BDD
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.90%) Web Development
11 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.14%) SOA
12 5 (5.95%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.95%) User Stories
13 4 (4.76%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 34 (40.48%) C#
2 34 (40.48%) Java
3 12 (14.29%) Python
3 12 (14.29%) SQL
4 9 (10.71%) PHP
5 6 (7.14%) Scala
6 2 (2.38%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) ES6
6 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) Groovy
7 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) LXC
3 1 (1.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.90%) Oracle
3 18 (21.43%) SAP
4 3 (3.57%) Talend
5 2 (2.38%) hybris
6 1 (1.19%) Rockwell