The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 53 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing REST 17 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.10% 1.90% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.56% 6.91% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £379 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £471 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
REST
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
225 217 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.74% 27.47% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 145 89
Average daily rate £370 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Hertfordshire region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Hertfordshire region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -6 4 £419 -
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £328 -6.42% 1
Letchworth - 1 £338 -
Stevenage - 1 £375 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 22 (78.57%) SOAP
2 19 (67.86%) Web Services
2 19 (67.86%) SOA
3 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Oracle
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) PaaS
6 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
6 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
6 12 (42.86%) GIS
6 12 (42.86%) ESRI
6 12 (42.86%) Maximo
6 12 (42.86%) Citrix
6 12 (42.86%) ETL
6 12 (42.86%) FTP
6 12 (42.86%) RDBMS
6 12 (42.86%) IBM
6 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 12 (42.86%) SaaS
6 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.00%) Subversion
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (21.43%) WCF
9 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (21.43%) DevOps

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) PaaS
2 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (42.86%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Subversion
3 6 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) GCC
5 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Maximo Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Java Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Hybris Architect
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) SOAP
2 19 (67.86%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) WCF
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) J2EE
5 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.57%) Java EE
8 1 (3.57%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
8 1 (3.57%) WinForms
8 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) GIS
1 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) SOA
2 12 (42.86%) ETL
2 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Content Management
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Web Design
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) VCAP
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) vCloud
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) IBM
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
2 12 (42.86%) ESRI
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
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