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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 20 8 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.36% 1.62% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.01% 5.88% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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
222 136 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.18% 27.59% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 73 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Watford -5 4 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £550 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £350 - 1
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (70.97%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) XML
3 20 (64.52%) SOAP
4 19 (61.29%) CSS
5 18 (58.06%) Java
5 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
5 18 (58.06%) Web Services
6 17 (54.84%) UNIX
6 17 (54.84%) SQL
6 17 (54.84%) MySQL
7 16 (51.61%) Subversion
7 16 (51.61%) JSON
8 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (48.39%) Ant
8 15 (48.39%) Linux
8 15 (48.39%) Finance
8 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
9 14 (45.16%) Maven
10 13 (41.94%) TDD
10 13 (41.94%) Spring
10 13 (41.94%) BDD
10 13 (41.94%) MVC
10 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
11 12 (38.71%) JUnit
11 12 (38.71%) Ajax
11 12 (38.71%) Marketing
12 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
13 10 (32.26%) RDBMS
13 10 (32.26%) Oracle
13 10 (32.26%) Relational Database

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.81%) CMS
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 7 (22.58%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (16.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) MySQL
2 10 (32.26%) RDBMS
2 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
3 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.90%) Couchbase
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Subversion
2 15 (48.39%) Ant
2 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
3 14 (45.16%) Maven
4 12 (38.71%) JUnit
5 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
6 7 (22.58%) Mockito
6 7 (22.58%) Selenium
6 7 (22.58%) IntelliJ
7 5 (16.13%) Log4j
7 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
7 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
8 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.45%) JMeter
9 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
9 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Marketing
3 9 (29.03%) Retail
4 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Lead Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) UI Developer
5 3 (9.68%) UI Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) XML
3 20 (64.52%) SOAP
4 19 (61.29%) CSS
5 18 (58.06%) Web Services
6 16 (51.61%) JSON
7 13 (41.94%) Spring
8 12 (38.71%) Ajax
9 8 (25.81%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) JDBC
10 7 (22.58%) JSP
10 7 (22.58%) XSLT
10 7 (22.58%) jQuery
11 6 (19.35%) WCF
12 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
12 5 (16.13%) XMLBeans
12 5 (16.13%) JMS
12 5 (16.13%) Struts
12 5 (16.13%) Servlets
12 5 (16.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) UNIX
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) HPUX
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) TDD
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
2 13 (41.94%) BDD
3 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Content Management
6 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
7 6 (19.35%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.68%) RDF
10 2 (6.45%) SOA
10 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.45%) System Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
1 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 7 (22.58%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Sun
2 5 (16.13%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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