Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 21 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.

RESTful
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 82 70
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 72 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.41% 1.60% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.75% 5.56% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 20
Bristol median daily rate £450 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +9.72% -4.00%
10th Percentile £363 £309 £330
90th Percentile £552 £488 £528
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £61.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £61.50 - -

RESTful 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 670 540 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.72% 28.86% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 354 301
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £525 £563
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Bristol

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Bristol

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (65.28%) Java
3 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 31 (43.06%) TDD
5 30 (41.67%) Scrum
5 30 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (40.28%) Test Automation
6 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
7 27 (37.50%) Spring
8 26 (36.11%) BDD
9 25 (34.72%) MVC
10 23 (31.94%) REST
11 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
11 22 (30.56%) JUnit
11 22 (30.56%) Linux
11 22 (30.56%) JIRA
12 21 (29.17%) Web Services
12 21 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (27.78%) OO
13 20 (27.78%) Maven
14 18 (25.00%) JSON
14 18 (25.00%) Ruby
15 17 (23.61%) jQuery
15 17 (23.61%) HTML
15 17 (23.61%) HTTP
15 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (23.61%) Confluence
15 17 (23.61%) Relational Database
15 17 (23.61%) Microservices
16 16 (22.22%) AngularJS

RESTful
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 17 (23.61%) Confluence
2 9 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.94%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.56%) JBoss
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) CMS
6 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.78%) WildFly
7 1 (1.39%) Apache
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) SaaS
4 3 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.17%) npm
5 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Azure Functions
5 2 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.94%) MariaDB
2 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) GIS
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
2 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (30.56%) JIRA
2 22 (30.56%) JUnit
3 20 (27.78%) Maven
4 15 (20.83%) Hudson
5 14 (19.44%) Subversion
6 7 (9.72%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (6.94%) Ant
8 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (6.94%) CruiseControl
9 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.17%) Redmine
10 3 (4.17%) Selenium
10 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.78%) Checkstyle
11 2 (2.78%) JMeter
11 2 (2.78%) Mockito
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Electronics
2 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Scala Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) Spring
2 23 (31.94%) REST
3 21 (29.17%) Web Services
4 18 (25.00%) JSON
5 17 (23.61%) HTML
5 17 (23.61%) jQuery
6 16 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 16 (22.22%) Java EE
7 15 (20.83%) Django
7 15 (20.83%) Guice
7 15 (20.83%) Play Framework
7 15 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (20.83%) Spring MVC
8 13 (18.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (16.67%) .NET
9 12 (16.67%) Middleware
10 10 (13.89%) JAX-RS
11 9 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
11 9 (12.50%) React
11 9 (12.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Robotics
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Fintech
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
3 2 (2.78%) VMS
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.06%) TDD
3 30 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (41.67%) Scrum
4 29 (40.28%) Test Automation
5 26 (36.11%) BDD
6 25 (34.72%) MVC
7 21 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (27.78%) OO
9 17 (23.61%) Microservices
9 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
11 15 (20.83%) Functional Programming
11 15 (20.83%) Kanban
11 15 (20.83%) Pair Programming
12 14 (19.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (19.44%) Open Source
12 14 (19.44%) OWASP
12 14 (19.44%) Web Design
13 13 (18.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Java
2 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.00%) Ruby
4 15 (20.83%) Scala
4 15 (20.83%) SQL
5 10 (13.89%) C#
6 7 (9.72%) Java 8
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) C++
8 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) JPQL
10 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.39%) ES6
10 1 (1.39%) ES7
10 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) HL7
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Google
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) Perforce
5 4 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Apple