The first table below looks at the demand for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 65 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing RESTful 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.83% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £488 £233 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -33.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
226 218 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.75% 33.59% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 133 130
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
East of England

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -13 1 £550 +22.22%
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
RESTful
East of England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Node.js
3 9 (69.23%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) CSS3
4 8 (61.54%) HTML5
5 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (53.85%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) NUnit
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 6 (46.15%) OO
6 6 (46.15%) CQRS
6 6 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (46.15%) RavenDB
6 6 (46.15%) Neo4j
6 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (38.46%) SaaS

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) RavenDB
2 6 (46.15%) Neo4j
3 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
3 4 (30.77%) MSTest
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) HTML5
4 8 (61.54%) CSS3
5 7 (53.85%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (30.77%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (15.38%) Akka
9 2 (15.38%) XSD
9 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
2 2 (15.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) CQRS
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) UML
5 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (15.38%) OWASP
7 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.69%) Product Management
8 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
8 1 (7.69%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Clojure
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSD
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft