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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 23 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.43% 3.09% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 8.57% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
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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
34 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.29% 36.08% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 24
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) XMLBeans
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Log4j
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Log4j
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) XMLBeans
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Interwoven