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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 46 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing REST 13 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.04% 2.48% 4.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.60% 12.70% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 23
Median daily rate £463 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £625 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
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
171 126 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.80% 19.57% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 73 113
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £42.06 £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.50% -69.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
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 2 December 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
Watford - 3 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 1
Hertford - 1 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £475 -
REST
East of England

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) XML
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) SOAP
5 8 (50.00%) XSLT
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) OO
6 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (37.50%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) Unix
7 6 (37.50%) IBM
7 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (31.25%) BDD
9 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) DB2
4 3 (18.75%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) Redis
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) FxCop
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Log4j
2 3 (18.75%) Mockito
2 3 (18.75%) Moq
2 3 (18.75%) ReSharper
2 3 (18.75%) StyleCop
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) SOAP
3 8 (50.00%) JSON
3 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
6 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (25.00%) JSP
6 4 (25.00%) LINQ
6 4 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 4 (25.00%) WCF
6 4 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Contactless
1 3 (18.75%) EMV
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
1 7 (43.75%) OO
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Code Coverage
4 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (25.00%) SOLID
5 3 (18.75%) RAD
5 3 (18.75%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) VBScript
6 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 2 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) Go
7 2 (12.50%) Lua
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) ATG
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 3 (18.75%) Blue Martini
2 3 (18.75%) Elastic Path
2 3 (18.75%) Interwoven
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
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