Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 4 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 1.40% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 5.91% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate £431 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.00% -21.57%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £380
90th Percentile £454 £575 £457
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £42.50
% change year-on-year +101.91% -44.65% -22.73%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 131 220 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.67% 23.68% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 149 190
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £270 £310 £256
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.80 £55.88
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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

REST
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +2 1 - - 5
Cirencester - 1 - -
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Mule

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 2 (50.00%) Mule
1 2 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (25.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) HP