Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 28 57
Rank change year-on-year -33 +29 +13
Contract jobs citing REST 69 96 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.27% 5.06% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.31% 17.45% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 69 42
Bristol median daily rate £405 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.06% +0.06%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £321
90th Percentile £575 £488 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
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 £43.27 £47.50 £23.53
% change year-on-year -8.92% +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 669 550 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.72% 28.98% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 357 311
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £525 £556
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Bristol median hourly rate £58.75 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34.00 £22.90 £33.63
90th Percentile £68.00 £56.13 £41.90
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for REST in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (62.32%) JavaScript
3 34 (49.28%) MVC
4 30 (43.48%) Java
4 30 (43.48%) SOAP
4 30 (43.48%) Scrum
5 29 (42.03%) TDD
6 28 (40.58%) Web Services
7 27 (39.13%) HTML
8 25 (36.23%) Test Automation
9 24 (34.78%) CSS
10 23 (33.33%) .NET
10 23 (33.33%) Oracle
10 23 (33.33%) RESTful
11 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (31.88%) Spring
12 21 (30.43%) JSON
13 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
13 20 (28.99%) C#
14 19 (27.54%) SQL
14 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
14 19 (27.54%) Confluence
15 17 (24.64%) Open Source
15 17 (24.64%) Kanban
15 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
15 17 (24.64%) Linux
15 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
15 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (23.19%) JUnit
16 16 (23.19%) JIRA

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 19 (27.54%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.35%) Drupal
3 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.90%) WildFly
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) DB2
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.19%) JIRA
2 16 (23.19%) JUnit
3 15 (21.74%) Hudson
4 14 (20.29%) Subversion
5 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.70%) Maven
7 3 (4.35%) Mockito
7 3 (4.35%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.90%) Checkstyle
8 2 (2.90%) Liquibase
8 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.45%) Gradle
9 1 (1.45%) JMeter
9 1 (1.45%) Selenium
9 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Electronics
2 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (85.51%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Developer
3 16 (23.19%) Scala Developer
4 15 (21.74%) .NET Developer
5 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (5.80%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.35%) Java Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (43.48%) SOAP
2 28 (40.58%) Web Services
3 27 (39.13%) HTML
4 24 (34.78%) CSS
5 23 (33.33%) .NET
5 23 (33.33%) RESTful
6 22 (31.88%) Spring
7 21 (30.43%) JSON
8 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
9 16 (23.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (21.74%) Django
10 15 (21.74%) Guice
10 15 (21.74%) jQuery
10 15 (21.74%) Play Framework
10 15 (21.74%) Spring MVC
11 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (14.49%) HTML5
13 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (13.04%) Middleware
14 8 (11.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Blog
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Wiki
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 4 (5.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) VMS
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) MVC
3 30 (43.48%) Scrum
4 29 (42.03%) TDD
5 25 (36.23%) Test Automation
6 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (24.64%) Kanban
7 17 (24.64%) Open Source
7 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (21.74%) BDD
8 15 (21.74%) Functional Programming
8 15 (21.74%) Pair Programming
9 14 (20.29%) Configuration Management
9 14 (20.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 14 (20.29%) OO
9 14 (20.29%) OWASP
9 14 (20.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (20.29%) Web Design
10 8 (11.59%) User Stories
11 7 (10.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) JavaScript
2 30 (43.48%) Java
3 20 (28.99%) C#
4 19 (27.54%) SQL
5 16 (23.19%) Ruby
5 16 (23.19%) Scala
6 5 (7.25%) PHP
6 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.90%) Java 8
7 2 (2.90%) JPQL
8 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.45%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.45%) SOQL
8 1 (1.45%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) Google
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.25%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe
7 1 (1.45%) hybris
7 1 (1.45%) Informatica