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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 9 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 1.66% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.77% 7.27% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Median daily rate £538 £438 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £473 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
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
133 165 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.65% 22.79% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 93 119
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £40.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £556 -
Welwyn - 2 - -
Watford +9 1 £305 +45.23% 1
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 27 (96.43%) SOAP
2 21 (75.00%) SOA
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) TDD
4 16 (57.14%) C#
5 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
5 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
5 15 (53.57%) DevOps
6 14 (50.00%) SaaS
7 13 (46.43%) .NET
8 12 (42.86%) Middleware
8 12 (42.86%) WCF
8 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
9 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (39.29%) SQL
10 10 (35.71%) Web Services
10 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
10 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (28.57%) MSMQ
13 7 (25.00%) XML
14 6 (21.43%) Oracle
14 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (21.43%) JSON
14 6 (21.43%) SOLID
14 6 (21.43%) Microservices
15 5 (17.86%) Spring
15 5 (17.86%) Java
16 4 (14.29%) IBM
16 4 (14.29%) Retail

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 3 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) SugarCRM
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) SaaS
2 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.71%) GitHub
4 3 (10.71%) IaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.71%) PaaS
5 1 (3.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) GIS
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
2 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce Architect
3 11 (39.29%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Architect
6 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Integration Architect
7 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Architect
8 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Consultant
8 3 (10.71%) Core Java Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Digital Architect
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) SOAP
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) Middleware
3 12 (42.86%) WCF
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) MSMQ
6 7 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) JSON
8 5 (17.86%) Spring
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
9 3 (10.71%) HTML
10 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (7.14%) jQuery
10 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (7.14%) WSDL
10 2 (7.14%) XSD
10 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (75.00%) SOA
2 17 (60.71%) TDD
3 15 (53.57%) DevOps
3 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
4 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) Microservices
5 6 (21.43%) SOLID
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) High Availability
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.14%) BPEL
8 2 (7.14%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) ESRI
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.57%) hybris