Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 58 61
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 57 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.03% 3.09% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 10.69% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 40
Bristol median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £381 £339 £313
90th Percentile £545 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 513 533 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.24% 28.90% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 371 321
Bristol median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £280 £294
90th Percentile £575 £525 £519
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £175.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.14% +326.83% +32.26%
10th Percentile £34.10 £162.50 £28.45
90th Percentile £56.50 £187.50 £64.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +7.14%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for REST.

1 40 (70.18%) Java
2 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
3 34 (59.65%) Web Services
3 34 (59.65%) Finance
4 32 (56.14%) SOAP
5 31 (54.39%) Spring
6 28 (49.12%) XML
7 26 (45.61%) CSS
7 26 (45.61%) Git (software)
8 24 (42.11%) Scrum
8 24 (42.11%) MVC
9 20 (35.09%) HTML
9 20 (35.09%) JSON
9 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
10 18 (31.58%) JIRA
10 18 (31.58%) Maven
10 18 (31.58%) Oracle
11 17 (29.82%) SOA
11 17 (29.82%) Spring MVC
12 15 (26.32%) Hibernate
12 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
12 15 (26.32%) XSD
12 15 (26.32%) JMS
12 15 (26.32%) Java 8
13 14 (24.56%) Microservices
13 14 (24.56%) Eclipse
13 14 (24.56%) jQuery
13 14 (24.56%) Banking
14 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (22.81%) Confluence
2 8 (14.04%) JBoss
3 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Anypoint
4 2 (3.51%) Mule
4 2 (3.51%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) WildFly
5 1 (1.75%) Liferay
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) NuGet
3 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) SSH
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) DB2
1 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (45.61%) Git (software)
2 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
3 18 (31.58%) JIRA
3 18 (31.58%) Maven
4 14 (24.56%) Eclipse
5 10 (17.54%) JUnit
5 10 (17.54%) SonarQube
6 9 (15.79%) Bitbucket Server
6 9 (15.79%) TeamCity
7 8 (14.04%) Gerrit
7 8 (14.04%) IntelliJ
8 7 (12.28%) Ant
8 7 (12.28%) Hudson
9 6 (10.53%) Artifactory
9 6 (10.53%) Subversion
9 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.51%) Liquibase
11 2 (3.51%) Mockito
General
1 34 (59.65%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Electronics
3 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.53%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Developer
2 29 (50.88%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Agile Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Scala Developer
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Backend Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.53%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) Web Services
2 32 (56.14%) SOAP
3 31 (54.39%) Spring
4 28 (49.12%) XML
5 26 (45.61%) CSS
6 20 (35.09%) HTML
6 20 (35.09%) JSON
7 17 (29.82%) Spring MVC
8 15 (26.32%) Hibernate
8 15 (26.32%) JMS
8 15 (26.32%) XSD
9 14 (24.56%) jQuery
10 12 (21.05%) JSP
11 11 (19.30%) CSS3
11 11 (19.30%) DHTML
11 11 (19.30%) EJB
11 11 (19.30%) HTML5
11 11 (19.30%) J2EE
12 9 (15.79%) RESTful
13 8 (14.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) AS400
2 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Unix
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) VMS
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) MVC
2 24 (42.11%) Scrum
3 17 (29.82%) SOA
4 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 14 (24.56%) Microservices
6 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.30%) Software Delivery
7 11 (19.30%) XML Parsing
8 9 (15.79%) OO
9 8 (14.04%) BDD
10 7 (12.28%) Kanban
10 7 (12.28%) OWASP
10 7 (12.28%) TDD
11 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (10.53%) OOD
11 6 (10.53%) Pair Programming
11 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
11 6 (10.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) Java
2 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.32%) Java 8
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) Scala
6 6 (10.53%) C#
6 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (3.51%) JPQL
7 2 (3.51%) RPG
7 2 (3.51%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) NIST
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
1 1 (1.75%) iptables
1 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) MOM
2 1 (1.75%) Kibana
2 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) Google
3 6 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk