The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 22 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.05% 1.87% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
REST
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.32% 37.38% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 12
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in Watford

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

REST
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dancer
1 1 (100.00%) Moose

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
1 1 (100.00%) Dancer
1 1 (100.00%) Moose
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle