The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 42 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 14 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.43% 2.57% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 11.90% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 17
Median daily rate £410 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.40% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £557 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £648 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
154 126 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.74% 21.58% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 74 112
Median daily rate £375 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - - 1
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 15 (71.43%) XML
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 13 (61.90%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) SOAP
4 11 (52.38%) OO
4 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) JSON
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 10 (47.62%) SOLID
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 9 (42.86%) XSLT
6 9 (42.86%) CSS
6 9 (42.86%) C#
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
8 7 (33.33%) BDD
8 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) .NET
8 7 (33.33%) IIS
8 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (33.33%) OOP
8 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (33.33%) Refactoring
9 6 (28.57%) WCF
9 6 (28.57%) LINQ
9 6 (28.57%) NHibernate

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (9.52%) nginx
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (14.29%) DB2
5 3 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Redis
7 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (23.81%) FxCop
2 5 (23.81%) ReSharper
2 5 (23.81%) StyleCop
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Moq
4 3 (14.29%) Ant
4 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Log4j
4 3 (14.29%) Mockito
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) WCF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) JSON
3 11 (52.38%) SOAP
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) XSLT
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (28.57%) LINQ
6 6 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 6 (28.57%) WCF
6 6 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) XSL
7 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET
7 5 (23.81%) AutoMapper
7 5 (23.81%) Dapper ORM
8 4 (19.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Contactless
1 4 (19.05%) EMV
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 3 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
2 11 (52.38%) OO
3 10 (47.62%) SOLID
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) OOP
5 7 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Code Coverage
7 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) RAD
9 3 (14.29%) UML
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (9.52%) Microservices
10 2 (9.52%) Open Source
10 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) VBScript
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) Go
6 2 (9.52%) Lua
6 2 (9.52%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
3 3 (14.29%) ATG
3 3 (14.29%) Blue Martini
3 3 (14.29%) Elastic Path
3 3 (14.29%) Interwoven
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 2 days ago