The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RESTful
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 33 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing RESTful 21 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.53% 1.89% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.38% 8.09% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Median daily rate £336 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -26.25%

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
146 136 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.54% 23.41% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 106
Median daily rate £338 £375 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Hertfordshire region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
St Albans +9 4 £275 +1.85% 2
Rickmansworth - 4 £291 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Watford -5 1 - - 3
Welwyn - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £360 - 3
RESTful
East of England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 32 (82.05%) Java
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Spring
3 20 (51.28%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) Scrum
3 20 (51.28%) BDD
4 17 (43.59%) Kanban
4 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
5 16 (41.03%) JIRA
6 14 (35.90%) Maven
6 14 (35.90%) WebDriver
6 14 (35.90%) Selenium
6 14 (35.90%) Atlassian
6 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
6 14 (35.90%) JUnit
6 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
6 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
6 14 (35.90%) SoapUI
6 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
6 14 (35.90%) ATDD
7 13 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (33.33%) Open Source
8 12 (30.77%) JBehave
8 12 (30.77%) Web Services
8 12 (30.77%) Automation Testing
8 12 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (30.77%) Confluence
9 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
10 10 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (23.08%) Software Testing

RESTful
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 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (30.77%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Boomi
1 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) VoIP
1 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 16 (41.03%) JIRA
3 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
3 14 (35.90%) JUnit
3 14 (35.90%) Maven
3 14 (35.90%) Selenium
3 14 (35.90%) SoapUI
3 14 (35.90%) WebDriver
4 12 (30.77%) JBehave
5 10 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 9 (23.08%) TeamCity
7 7 (17.95%) FitNesse
7 7 (17.95%) JMeter
7 7 (17.95%) Moq
7 7 (17.95%) NUnit
8 6 (15.38%) Robot Framework
9 5 (12.82%) Mockito
10 2 (5.13%) FxCop
10 2 (5.13%) Xcode
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Android Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) iOS Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 4 (10.26%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) Spring
2 14 (35.90%) Gherkin
2 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
3 12 (30.77%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) XML
5 7 (17.95%) JSON
5 7 (17.95%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 4 (10.26%) Android SDK
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.26%) HTML
8 4 (10.26%) iOS SDK
8 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) JMS
8 4 (10.26%) REST
8 4 (10.26%) XSLT
9 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Contactless
1 2 (5.13%) EMV
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) DataPower
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Unix
2 5 (12.82%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) BDD
2 20 (51.28%) Scrum
2 20 (51.28%) TDD
3 17 (43.59%) Kanban
4 14 (35.90%) ATDD
5 13 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Open Source
6 12 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
9 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
10 6 (15.38%) High Availability
11 5 (12.82%) Android Development
11 5 (12.82%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.69%) Scala
5 3 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) VBScript
7 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
1 4 (10.26%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.13%) Apple
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Dell
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) SAP