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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South West / Bristol
Rank 41 59 61
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing REST 29 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.52% 1.66% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 7.58% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £580 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 232 198 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.19% 21.93% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 138 137
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Bristol

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) Java
3 26 (55.32%) SOAP
4 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
5 22 (46.81%) HTML
6 21 (44.68%) Scrum
7 20 (42.55%) Spring
8 19 (40.43%) SQL
8 19 (40.43%) CSS
9 17 (36.17%) TDD
10 16 (34.04%) Web Services
10 16 (34.04%) C#
10 16 (34.04%) Oracle
11 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
11 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
12 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
13 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
13 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
14 11 (23.40%) HTML5
14 11 (23.40%) Microservices
14 11 (23.40%) .NET
15 10 (21.28%) XML
15 10 (21.28%) Unix
15 10 (21.28%) jQuery
15 10 (21.28%) Maven
15 10 (21.28%) BDD
16 9 (19.15%) Docker
16 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
16 9 (19.15%) JSON

REST
Top Related 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 6 (12.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.51%) DB2
4 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (21.28%) Maven
4 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.89%) JIRA
5 6 (12.77%) Selenium
5 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
6 5 (10.64%) Grunt
7 4 (8.51%) Ant
7 4 (8.51%) GoCD
7 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.26%) Gradle
9 2 (4.26%) JUnit
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.13%) Mockito
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Electronics
2 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Polyglot Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Python Developer
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) SOAP
2 22 (46.81%) HTML
3 20 (42.55%) Spring
4 19 (40.43%) CSS
5 16 (34.04%) Web Services
6 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
7 11 (23.40%) HTML5
8 10 (21.28%) jQuery
8 10 (21.28%) XML
9 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
9 9 (19.15%) JSON
10 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (10.64%) CSS3
13 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
13 5 (10.64%) React
14 4 (8.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Unix
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Scrum
3 17 (36.17%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Microservices
6 10 (21.28%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) MVC
7 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.02%) DevOps
8 8 (17.02%) OO
9 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (12.77%) OOD
9 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
9 6 (12.77%) SOA
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (10.64%) Open Source
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
11 4 (8.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) Python
5 7 (14.89%) Scala
6 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.51%) XPath
8 2 (4.26%) Clojure
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) LXC
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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