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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 52 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing REST 20 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.36% 2.22% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.85% 9.36% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 29
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £549 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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 226 203 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 26.68% 23.74% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 158 227
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (63.27%) SOAP
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (53.06%) HTML
3 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
4 25 (51.02%) CSS
5 21 (42.86%) Java
6 20 (40.82%) C#
7 19 (38.78%) Scrum
7 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
8 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
8 18 (36.73%) Web Services
9 17 (34.69%) .NET
9 17 (34.69%) SQL
9 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
10 16 (32.65%) TDD
11 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
12 14 (28.57%) Oracle
12 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 14 (28.57%) Spring
12 14 (28.57%) JSON
12 14 (28.57%) jQuery
12 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (26.53%) MVC
13 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
14 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
14 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (24.49%) XML
15 11 (22.45%) Maven
15 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (20.41%) HTML5

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 (8.16%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.16%) GitHub
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.20%) MySQL
5 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.08%) DB2
6 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.45%) Maven
4 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.29%) Selenium
5 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
6 5 (10.20%) Grunt
6 5 (10.20%) JIRA
7 4 (8.16%) Ant
7 4 (8.16%) Bitbucket
7 4 (8.16%) Gradle
7 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.12%) GoCD
8 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (2.04%) Protractor
9 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Electronics
2 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Polyglot Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) SOAP
2 26 (53.06%) HTML
3 25 (51.02%) CSS
4 18 (36.73%) Web Services
5 17 (34.69%) .NET
5 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
6 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 14 (28.57%) jQuery
6 14 (28.57%) JSON
6 14 (28.57%) Spring
7 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (24.49%) XML
8 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (20.41%) HTML5
10 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (12.24%) XSLT
13 5 (10.20%) React
13 5 (10.20%) Spring Boot
14 4 (8.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
1 7 (14.29%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Debian
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Scrum
3 16 (32.65%) TDD
4 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) MVC
5 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
6 9 (18.37%) Microservices
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) OOD
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
8 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
8 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Web Development
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (10.20%) Information Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) C#
4 17 (34.69%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
6 5 (10.20%) Scala
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) XPath
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) ES6
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) LXC
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) hybris
5 2 (4.08%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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