The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 50 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 0.80% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.75% 2.74% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £488 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +109.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £405 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £535 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.00
RESTful
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
163 219 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.35% 29.16% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 123 118
Average daily rate £375 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend 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 27 April 2015. 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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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
Watford +10 8 £388 -29.54%
Rickmansworth - 2 £340 -
RESTful
East of England

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) UNIX
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Clustering
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Java EE
4 5 (33.33%) JSON
4 5 (33.33%) Lua
4 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (33.33%) JMS
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 5 (33.33%) ThreadX
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Struts
4 5 (33.33%) OWASP
4 5 (33.33%) Struts2
4 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (33.33%) Java EE
3 5 (33.33%) JSON
3 5 (33.33%) Struts2
3 5 (33.33%) Struts
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Flash
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) OWASP
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Document Management
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 5 (33.33%) Lua
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Atlassian