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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 32 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.62% 0.16% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.49% 0.48% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £488 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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
183 208 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.45% 32.76% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 114 200
Average daily rate £365 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.35 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £385 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (60.78%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) SOAP
2 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (56.86%) TDD
4 27 (52.94%) Linux
4 27 (52.94%) BDD
5 26 (50.98%) XML
5 26 (50.98%) Subversion
6 25 (49.02%) UNIX
6 25 (49.02%) HTML
7 24 (47.06%) Ant
7 24 (47.06%) Eclipse
8 23 (45.10%) Web Services
9 22 (43.14%) CSS
10 21 (41.18%) MySQL
10 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
10 21 (41.18%) SQL
10 21 (41.18%) Maven
10 21 (41.18%) Scrum
11 20 (39.22%) Spring
12 19 (37.25%) Tomcat
13 18 (35.29%) JUnit
13 18 (35.29%) JSON
13 18 (35.29%) Finance
14 17 (33.33%) MVC
14 17 (33.33%) Ajax
14 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
15 16 (31.37%) Apache
16 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
16 14 (27.45%) JSP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (37.25%) Tomcat
2 16 (31.37%) Apache
3 7 (13.73%) CMS
4 4 (7.84%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (7.84%) Confluence
5 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.92%) JBoss
7 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
3 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
3 13 (25.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (23.53%) RDBMS
5 8 (15.69%) Couchbase
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Subversion
2 24 (47.06%) Ant
2 24 (47.06%) Eclipse
3 21 (41.18%) Maven
4 18 (35.29%) JUnit
5 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 11 (21.57%) IntelliJ
6 11 (21.57%) Mockito
7 10 (19.61%) Selenium
8 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
9 7 (13.73%) SpecFlow
9 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
10 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
11 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
11 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
11 4 (7.84%) JIRA
12 3 (5.88%) Log4j
12 3 (5.88%) JMeter
13 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Marketing
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.88%) Games
6 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Developer
2 21 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Tester
3 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
3 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Java Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Microstrategy Developer
6 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) SOAP
2 26 (50.98%) XML
3 25 (49.02%) HTML
4 23 (45.10%) Web Services
5 22 (43.14%) CSS
6 20 (39.22%) Spring
7 18 (35.29%) JSON
8 17 (33.33%) Ajax
9 14 (27.45%) JSP
10 13 (25.49%) .NET
11 11 (21.57%) JDBC
12 9 (17.65%) WCF
13 8 (15.69%) XSLT
14 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
14 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
15 6 (11.76%) jQuery
16 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
16 5 (9.80%) J2EE
16 5 (9.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Web 2.0
2 3 (5.88%) Online Games
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) EMV
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) HPUX
3 3 (5.88%) Solaris
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) TDD
3 27 (52.94%) BDD
4 21 (41.18%) Scrum
5 17 (33.33%) MVC
6 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
7 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
8 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
9 9 (17.65%) OO
10 8 (15.69%) DevOps
10 8 (15.69%) OOP
10 8 (15.69%) SOA
10 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Pair Programming
11 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.80%) Load Testing
12 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
12 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
12 5 (9.80%) User Stories
13 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) XPath
5 2 (3.92%) Scala
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) VBScript
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) NFS
1 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.88%) vSphere
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (3.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
2 3 (5.88%) Sun
2 3 (5.88%) Dell
2 3 (5.88%) NetApp
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix
2 3 (5.88%) Interwoven
3 2 (3.92%) Splunk
3 2 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Progress