The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 June 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 44
Contract jobs citing REST 0 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 3.97% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 16.10% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 118 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.43% 24.63% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 88
Median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for REST.

1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) JBoss
4 8 (72.73%) C
4 8 (72.73%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (72.73%) SDLC
5 7 (63.64%) PrimeFaces
5 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
5 7 (63.64%) JSF
5 7 (63.64%) Workflow
5 7 (63.64%) JAXB
5 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
5 7 (63.64%) JPA
5 7 (63.64%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (63.64%) J2EE
5 7 (63.64%) JUnit
5 7 (63.64%) EJB
5 7 (63.64%) XSD
5 7 (63.64%) XSLT
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) MySQL

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 9 (81.82%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) EJB
3 7 (63.64%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) JAXB
3 7 (63.64%) JPA
3 7 (63.64%) JSF
3 7 (63.64%) PrimeFaces
3 7 (63.64%) XSD
3 7 (63.64%) XSLT
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) SDLC
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) C
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Zend