Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 57 71
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 57 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.09% 2.97% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.61% 10.63% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 34
Bristol median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £307
90th Percentile £525 £475 £610
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.50 - £38.75

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 537 480 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.14% 27.96% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 320 345
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £293 £263
90th Percentile £525 £519 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 £41.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +326.83% +32.26% +26.53%
10th Percentile £162.50 £28.45 £20.39
90th Percentile £187.50 £64.00 £59.75
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% +7.01%

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 20 July 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 20 July 2018, 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 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 35 (61.40%) SOAP
4 34 (59.65%) CSS
5 33 (57.89%) HTML
6 27 (47.37%) Java
6 27 (47.37%) Oracle
7 23 (40.35%) Scrum
8 22 (38.60%) Finance
9 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
9 21 (36.84%) J2EE
10 20 (35.09%) Web Services
10 20 (35.09%) Spring
10 20 (35.09%) AngularJS
11 19 (33.33%) HTML5
12 17 (29.82%) CSS3
12 17 (29.82%) jQuery
13 16 (28.07%) JIRA
13 16 (28.07%) Maven
13 16 (28.07%) OO
13 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
13 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
14 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
14 15 (26.32%) Ant
14 15 (26.32%) JMS
14 15 (26.32%) JSON
15 14 (24.56%) DHTML
15 14 (24.56%) SQL
15 14 (24.56%) XML
15 14 (24.56%) JSP

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 12 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) JBoss
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.75%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) DELMIA
1 1 (1.75%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) DB2
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.02%) EDRMS
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.75%) GIS
6 1 (1.75%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
1 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
1 16 (28.07%) JIRA
1 16 (28.07%) Maven
2 15 (26.32%) Ant
3 13 (22.81%) TeamCity
4 12 (21.05%) Artifactory
4 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.51%) Mocha
7 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.75%) FishEye
7 1 (1.75%) Grunt
7 1 (1.75%) Hudson
7 1 (1.75%) Introscope
7 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Electronics
3 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
3 10 (17.54%) Marketing
3 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.30%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (17.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (17.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (17.54%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Backend Developer
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) SOAP
2 34 (59.65%) CSS
3 33 (57.89%) HTML
4 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
4 21 (36.84%) J2EE
5 20 (35.09%) AngularJS
5 20 (35.09%) Spring
5 20 (35.09%) Web Services
6 19 (33.33%) HTML5
7 17 (29.82%) CSS3
7 17 (29.82%) jQuery
8 15 (26.32%) JMS
8 15 (26.32%) JSON
9 14 (24.56%) DHTML
9 14 (24.56%) EJB
9 14 (24.56%) JSP
9 14 (24.56%) XML
10 11 (19.30%) .NET
10 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
10 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Animation
3 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Scrum
3 16 (28.07%) OO
4 14 (24.56%) Microservices
5 13 (22.81%) SOA
6 11 (19.30%) MVC
7 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (17.54%) OOD
7 10 (17.54%) Programme Management
8 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 8 (14.04%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
12 5 (8.77%) Migration
12 5 (8.77%) UML
12 5 (8.77%) User Stories
13 4 (7.02%) CRM
13 4 (7.02%) DevOps
13 4 (7.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 11 (19.30%) C#
6 7 (12.28%) PHP
7 5 (8.77%) Java 8
8 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.51%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) MCSE
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.75%) CA
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) Talend
5 1 (1.75%) Zend