The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.79% 1.03% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 2.04% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +26.36%

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
24 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.43% 50.52% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 20
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £435 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Watford region with a requirement for REST.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) JSTL
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Elastic Path
4 3 (50.00%) Mockito
4 3 (50.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) ATG
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Log4j
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) Struts
4 3 (50.00%) Servlets
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) Jackrabbit
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Log4j
1 3 (50.00%) Mockito
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) EJB
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) JSTL
3 3 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (50.00%) Struts
3 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) XSD
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) HPUX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) RAD
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) ATG
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Martini
2 3 (50.00%) Elastic Path
2 3 (50.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase