Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 44 63
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 59 83 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.78% 4.23% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.58% 14.69% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 41
Bristol median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £309 £319
90th Percentile £533 £462 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate £56.25 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% - -
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £23.53
% change year-on-year -8.42% +101.91% -44.65%

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 688 565 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.44% 28.80% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 387 369
Bristol median daily rate £415 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £265
90th Percentile £548 £513 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Bristol median hourly rate £58.63 £50.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.25% +30.72% -25.37%
10th Percentile £35.20 £21.70 £33.23
90th Percentile £69.88 £70.00 £42.68
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%

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 14 November 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

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for REST in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.93%) SOAP
3 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
4 27 (45.76%) MVC
5 25 (42.37%) Oracle
6 24 (40.68%) .NET
7 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
7 23 (38.98%) CSS
7 23 (38.98%) TDD
8 22 (37.29%) Scrum
8 22 (37.29%) HTML
9 21 (35.59%) C#
9 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
10 20 (33.90%) Web Services
11 19 (32.20%) Java
12 16 (27.12%) JSON
13 15 (25.42%) SQL
13 15 (25.42%) jQuery
13 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
14 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
14 14 (23.73%) Spring
15 13 (22.03%) Confluence
16 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (20.34%) RESTful
16 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
16 12 (20.34%) Finance
17 11 (18.64%) JIRA
17 11 (18.64%) OO
17 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (22.03%) Confluence
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) WildFly
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Drupal
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.17%) EDRMS
5 3 (5.08%) DB2
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data
6 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.69%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.69%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.69%) GIS
7 1 (1.69%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) Redis
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.64%) JIRA
3 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
4 9 (15.25%) JUnit
5 8 (13.56%) Hudson
6 7 (11.86%) Maven
7 6 (10.17%) Subversion
8 4 (6.78%) Ant
9 3 (5.08%) Mockito
9 3 (5.08%) SonarQube
9 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.39%) Checkstyle
10 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.39%) Liquibase
10 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.69%) JMeter
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Electronics
2 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
2 9 (15.25%) Marketing
2 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (15.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Agile Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Scala Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.08%) React Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Writer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) SOAP
2 24 (40.68%) .NET
3 23 (38.98%) CSS
4 22 (37.29%) HTML
5 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
6 20 (33.90%) Web Services
7 16 (27.12%) JSON
8 15 (25.42%) jQuery
9 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (23.73%) Spring
10 12 (20.34%) RESTful
11 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
13 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
13 8 (13.56%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (11.86%) Django
14 7 (11.86%) Guice
14 7 (11.86%) Middleware
14 7 (11.86%) Play Framework
14 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Blog
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Wiki
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) VMS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) MVC
3 23 (38.98%) TDD
4 22 (37.29%) Scrum
5 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
6 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (18.64%) OO
8 10 (16.95%) Kanban
8 10 (16.95%) Open Source
9 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (15.25%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (15.25%) Programme Management
10 8 (13.56%) OOD
10 8 (13.56%) UML
11 7 (11.86%) BDD
11 7 (11.86%) CRM
11 7 (11.86%) Functional Programming
11 7 (11.86%) Pair Programming
11 7 (11.86%) SDLC
11 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
2 21 (35.59%) C#
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 15 (25.42%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) Ruby
6 7 (11.86%) Scala
7 4 (6.78%) Java 8
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) JPQL
10 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.69%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) SOQL
10 1 (1.69%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.25%) SAP
4 8 (13.56%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.69%) hybris
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com