Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 53 67
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 +18
Contract jobs citing REST 98 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.18% 3.16% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.79% 11.06% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 42 32
Bristol median daily rate £360 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £326
90th Percentile £488 £575 £600
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
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% +30.77%

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 551 443 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.11% 28.53% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 316 337
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £265
90th Percentile £515 £556 £517
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% -23.68%
10th Percentile £22.90 £33.63 £30.55
90th Percentile £56.13 £41.90 £69.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +5.59%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018, 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 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (59.18%) SOAP
3 55 (56.12%) Java
4 50 (51.02%) JavaScript
5 46 (46.94%) HTML
6 45 (45.92%) CSS
7 44 (44.90%) MVC
8 36 (36.73%) JSON
8 36 (36.73%) jQuery
9 35 (35.71%) Web Services
10 32 (32.65%) Scrum
11 31 (31.63%) .NET
12 30 (30.61%) C#
13 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
14 28 (28.57%) AngularJS
14 28 (28.57%) Oracle
14 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
15 27 (27.55%) Maven
15 27 (27.55%) Microservices
16 26 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (26.53%) Spring
16 26 (26.53%) OO
17 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
17 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
18 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (24.49%) BDD
18 24 (24.49%) OOD
18 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
18 24 (24.49%) Finance
18 24 (24.49%) TDD

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 10 (10.20%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.12%) JBoss
3 5 (5.10%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) Confluence
3 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.08%) Mule
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.04%) CMS
7 1 (1.02%) Liferay
7 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) GitHub
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) npm
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 4 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database
3 13 (13.27%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
5 9 (9.18%) MySQL
6 8 (8.16%) CouchDB
6 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.10%) DB2
8 5 (5.10%) Neo4j
8 5 (5.10%) Riak
9 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.02%) Big Data
10 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.02%) HBase
10 1 (1.02%) Semantic Layer
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) Maven
2 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
3 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
4 17 (17.35%) TeamCity
5 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
6 12 (12.24%) Eclipse
6 12 (12.24%) Selenium
7 11 (11.22%) Cucumber
8 10 (10.20%) JIRA
9 8 (8.16%) SoapUI
10 7 (7.14%) IntelliJ
10 7 (7.14%) JUnit
11 6 (6.12%) Ant
11 6 (6.12%) git-flow
12 5 (5.10%) Artifactory
12 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
12 5 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (5.10%) Mocha
12 5 (5.10%) SonarQube
13 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 17 (17.35%) Marketing
3 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
4 15 (15.31%) Electronics
4 15 (15.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (74.49%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Java Developer
4 18 (18.37%) C# Developer
5 14 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (12.24%) Software Developer
8 11 (11.22%) Agile Developer
8 11 (11.22%) Scala Developer
9 10 (10.20%) Analyst
10 9 (9.18%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Agile .NET Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Agile C# Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (9.18%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (59.18%) SOAP
2 46 (46.94%) HTML
3 45 (45.92%) CSS
4 36 (36.73%) jQuery
4 36 (36.73%) JSON
5 35 (35.71%) Web Services
6 31 (31.63%) .NET
7 28 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 26 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (26.53%) Spring
9 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (16.33%) Ajax
12 13 (13.27%) XML
13 11 (11.22%) Hibernate
13 11 (11.22%) J2EE
14 10 (10.20%) Kafka
15 9 (9.18%) JMS
15 9 (9.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.12%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Social Media
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Unix
3 3 (3.06%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.90%) MVC
3 32 (32.65%) Scrum
4 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
5 27 (27.55%) Microservices
6 26 (26.53%) OO
7 24 (24.49%) BDD
7 24 (24.49%) OOD
7 24 (24.49%) TDD
8 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (15.31%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (15.31%) Programme Management
9 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.20%) Functional Programming
12 9 (9.18%) Open Source
13 8 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (8.16%) Pair Programming
14 7 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.12%) Java
2 50 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.61%) C#
4 22 (22.45%) SQL
5 21 (21.43%) Scala
6 14 (14.29%) Python
7 12 (12.24%) Ruby
8 8 (8.16%) Groovy
9 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.06%) PHP
11 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.02%) C
12 1 (1.02%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
1 1 (1.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.02%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Oracle
2 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.31%) SAP
4 3 (3.06%) Talend
5 1 (1.02%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.02%) CA
5 1 (1.02%) hybris
5 1 (1.02%) Rockwell
5 1 (1.02%) Xamarin