Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 20 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.61% 0.78% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 3.70% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 12
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.48% +4.69%
10th Percentile £389 £414 £349
90th Percentile £563 £571 £574
South West median daily rate £425 £391 £350
% change year-on-year +8.83% +11.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £23.53
% change year-on-year -8.42% +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 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 171 135 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.32% 21.06% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 72 160
Gloucestershire median daily rate £446 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.25% +0.13%
10th Percentile £293 £270 £313
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.50 £57.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75% -10.11%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -11.76%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 December 2018. 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 -5 4 £359 -40.21% 1
Gloucester - 3 £495 - 4
REST
South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for REST.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Java
3 13 (65.00%) DV Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 12 (60.00%) Web Services
5 11 (55.00%) C
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
5 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (55.00%) JSF
5 11 (55.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (55.00%) SDLC
6 10 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
6 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 10 (50.00%) JPA
6 10 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
6 10 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
6 10 (50.00%) Workflow
6 10 (50.00%) JAXB
6 10 (50.00%) JUnit
6 10 (50.00%) EJB
6 10 (50.00%) J2EE
6 10 (50.00%) XML
6 10 (50.00%) XSD
6 10 (50.00%) XSLT
6 10 (50.00%) JBoss
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) PHP

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 10 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) JUnit
1 10 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) CodeSonar
3 1 (5.00%) FishEye
3 1 (5.00%) git-flow
3 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Developer
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Backend Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (55.00%) JSF
3 10 (50.00%) EJB
3 10 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
3 10 (50.00%) J2EE
3 10 (50.00%) JAXB
3 10 (50.00%) JPA
3 10 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
3 10 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) XSD
3 10 (50.00%) XSLT
4 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) Node.js
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Scrum
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (55.00%) SDLC
4 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) API Design
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
6 2 (10.00%) API Development
6 2 (10.00%) API Integration
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Java 8
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) GIAC
2 1 (5.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) SANS
2 1 (5.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Google