Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 58 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.89% 3.71% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.16% 13.56% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 42
Bristol median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £350 £316 £311
90th Percentile £525 £447 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £68.75 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
South West median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £23.78
% change year-on-year -9.50% +110.30% -44.06%

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 633 494 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.52% 27.35% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 333 380
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £291 £263
90th Percentile £538 £524 £506
South West median daily rate £420 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +10.53% +4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 £52.50 £27.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +89.56% -49.18%
10th Percentile £47.20 £35.25 £21.60
90th Percentile £140.50 £73.75 £35.79
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.79% +22.58% -7.74%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 (72.41%) SOAP
2 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (65.52%) CSS
3 38 (65.52%) JavaScript
4 37 (63.79%) HTML
5 30 (51.72%) Oracle
6 23 (39.66%) Web Services
7 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 22 (37.93%) jQuery
8 21 (36.21%) Scrum
9 20 (34.48%) Java
9 20 (34.48%) SQL
10 19 (32.76%) .NET
10 19 (32.76%) Finance
11 18 (31.03%) MVC
11 18 (31.03%) C#
11 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
11 18 (31.03%) HTML5
12 17 (29.31%) TDD
13 15 (25.86%) Spring
14 14 (24.14%) J2EE
15 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
15 13 (22.41%) Maven
15 13 (22.41%) CSS3
15 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
16 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
16 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (20.69%) Ant
16 12 (20.69%) XML
16 12 (20.69%) JMS

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 (17.24%) Confluence
2 9 (15.52%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Drupal
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.34%) Office 365
4 1 (1.72%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) DB2
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.34%) EDRMS
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (1.72%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
1 13 (22.41%) Maven
2 12 (20.69%) Ant
3 11 (18.97%) JIRA
4 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.24%) TeamCity
5 9 (15.52%) Artifactory
5 9 (15.52%) Eclipse
6 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.45%) Selenium
8 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.72%) Grunt
8 1 (1.72%) JMeter
8 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.72%) Mocha
8 1 (1.72%) Mockito
8 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 9 (15.52%) Electronics
3 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.52%) Marketing
3 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Backend Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.62%) React Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) SOAP
2 38 (65.52%) CSS
3 37 (63.79%) HTML
4 23 (39.66%) Web Services
5 22 (37.93%) jQuery
6 19 (32.76%) .NET
7 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 18 (31.03%) HTML5
8 15 (25.86%) Spring
9 14 (24.14%) J2EE
10 13 (22.41%) CSS3
10 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
11 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
11 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (20.69%) JMS
11 12 (20.69%) XML
12 11 (18.97%) DHTML
12 11 (18.97%) EJB
12 11 (18.97%) JSON
12 11 (18.97%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Blog
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Scrum
3 18 (31.03%) MVC
4 17 (29.31%) TDD
5 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Microservices
6 10 (17.24%) OO
7 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (15.52%) OOD
7 9 (15.52%) Programme Management
8 8 (13.79%) SDLC
8 8 (13.79%) SOA
8 8 (13.79%) UML
9 7 (12.07%) CRM
9 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 6 (10.34%) ERP
10 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
10 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
10 6 (10.34%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) C#
4 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Apex Code
5 3 (5.17%) Java 8
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) SOQL
7 1 (1.72%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
1 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Oracle
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) hybris
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) Zend