The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 March 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)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 25
Contract jobs citing REST 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 3.80% 4.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 13.04% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £325 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 8 23 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 15.38% 29.11% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 46
Median daily rate £375 £325 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -19.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for REST.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Mule
2 2 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Anypoint
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (33.33%) CloudHub
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) RAML
3 1 (33.33%) Content Enrichment
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (66.67%) Anypoint
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) Mule
1 2 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) AMQP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) OrientDB
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) UDDI
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Content Enrichment
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CloudHub
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP