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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 51 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing REST 10 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 0.65% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 2.11% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.44% -19.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £320 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £409 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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
198 237 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.41% 30.86% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 135 139
Average daily rate £388 £395 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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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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 - 2 £355 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (62.16%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) SOAP
3 19 (51.35%) TDD
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) Linux
5 15 (40.54%) BDD
6 14 (37.84%) HTML
7 13 (35.14%) Web Services
7 13 (35.14%) Subversion
7 13 (35.14%) Scrum
8 12 (32.43%) XML
8 12 (32.43%) UNIX
8 12 (32.43%) Eclipse
9 11 (29.73%) CSS
9 11 (29.73%) Oracle
9 11 (29.73%) Spring
10 10 (27.03%) Maven
10 10 (27.03%) Pair Programming
10 10 (27.03%) MySQL
10 10 (27.03%) Ant
10 10 (27.03%) JUnit
10 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
10 10 (27.03%) SQL
10 10 (27.03%) SOA
10 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
10 10 (27.03%) DevOps
11 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
11 9 (24.32%) OOP
11 9 (24.32%) MVC
12 8 (21.62%) JSON

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
1 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) Confluence
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.70%) Mule
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
1 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
1 3 (8.11%) BIG-IP
1 3 (8.11%) LDAP
1 3 (8.11%) FTP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
5 6 (16.22%) Couchbase
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Subversion
2 12 (32.43%) Eclipse
3 10 (27.03%) Maven
3 10 (27.03%) Ant
3 10 (27.03%) JUnit
3 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
4 7 (18.92%) Selenium
5 6 (16.22%) JIRA
5 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.81%) IntelliJ
7 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (10.81%) Mockito
8 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
8 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
8 3 (8.11%) StyleCop
8 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.11%) Fiddler
9 2 (5.41%) NUnit
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) SOAP
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) Web Services
4 12 (32.43%) XML
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
5 11 (29.73%) Spring
6 8 (21.62%) JSON
7 7 (18.92%) Ajax
7 7 (18.92%) .NET
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
8 6 (16.22%) JSP
9 5 (13.51%) HTML5
9 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
10 4 (10.81%) XSLT
10 4 (10.81%) JDBC
10 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (10.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
1 3 (8.11%) Online Games
1 3 (8.11%) GIS
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) EMV
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) TDD
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) BDD
4 13 (35.14%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Pair Programming
5 10 (27.03%) SOA
5 10 (27.03%) DevOps
6 9 (24.32%) OOP
6 9 (24.32%) MVC
7 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.51%) OO
10 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Kanban
10 4 (10.81%) User Stories
11 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (8.11%) Loose Coupling
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
4 4 (10.81%) XPath
4 4 (10.81%) Scala
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) vCloud
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
2 3 (8.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) ESRI
4 3 (8.11%) Splunk
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Dell
4 3 (8.11%) NetApp
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Progress
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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