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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 44 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing REST 11 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.74% 1.77% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 7.21% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £353 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
125 208 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.81% 24.56% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 113 99
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
St Albans - 2 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 £350 +16.66% 3
Rickmansworth - 1 £425 -
Watford - 1 - - 2
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) SOAP
3 12 (54.55%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) JSON
5 8 (36.36%) Spring
5 8 (36.36%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) SOA
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) SOLID
8 5 (22.73%) Microservices
8 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 5 (22.73%) IBM
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) GitHub
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Mocha
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) SOAP
2 9 (40.91%) JSON
2 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
3 8 (36.36%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.64%) HTML5
8 3 (13.64%) Middleware
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (9.09%) CSS3
9 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 2 (9.09%) JPA
9 2 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 2 (9.09%) iPad
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) SOLID
4 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) B2C
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Endeca
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) ESRI
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) VMware