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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing REST 22 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.85% 2.19% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.19% 6.90% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 2
Average daily rate £625 £500 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
128 203 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.42% 31.77% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 109 117
Average daily rate £410 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
St Albans - 12 £625 -
Watford -3 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (89.47%) SOAP
2 27 (71.05%) SOA
3 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) TDD
5 20 (52.63%) Web Services
6 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (44.74%) C#
7 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
8 16 (42.11%) SaaS
8 16 (42.11%) DevOps
9 15 (39.47%) Data Integration
10 14 (36.84%) WCF
11 13 (34.21%) SQL
11 13 (34.21%) .NET
12 11 (28.95%) Middleware
12 11 (28.95%) Java
12 11 (28.95%) Oracle
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
14 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
14 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (23.68%) Spring
15 8 (21.05%) JSON
15 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (21.05%) MSMQ
16 7 (18.42%) IBM
17 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
17 6 (15.79%) PaaS
17 6 (15.79%) RDBMS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.89%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) SugarCRM
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) SaaS
2 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (15.79%) IaaS
4 6 (15.79%) PaaS
5 2 (5.26%) GitHub
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.63%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) GIS
2 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) DbUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (13.16%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Architect
2 16 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (31.58%) Developer
3 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce Architect
4 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Architect
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Technical Architect
7 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Consultant
8 4 (10.53%) Integration Architect
8 4 (10.53%) SOA Architect
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
9 3 (7.89%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 3 (7.89%) Hybris Architect
9 3 (7.89%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) SOAP
2 20 (52.63%) Web Services
3 14 (36.84%) WCF
4 13 (34.21%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) Middleware
6 9 (23.68%) Spring
7 8 (21.05%) JSON
7 8 (21.05%) MSMQ
8 6 (15.79%) XML
9 5 (13.16%) J2EE
9 5 (13.16%) Java EE
10 3 (7.89%) JMS
11 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (5.26%) RESTful
11 2 (5.26%) WSDL
11 2 (5.26%) XSD
11 2 (5.26%) XSLT
12 1 (2.63%) Dancer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) SOA
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) TDD
4 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
5 16 (42.11%) DevOps
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.79%) ETL
8 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
9 5 (13.16%) Microservices
10 3 (7.89%) B2B
10 3 (7.89%) B2C
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) Open Source
10 3 (7.89%) SDLC
10 3 (7.89%) SOLID
11 2 (5.26%) BPEL
11 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
4 7 (18.42%) IBM
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix
5 6 (15.79%) ESRI
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) hybris
7 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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