The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 18 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.15% 5.63% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 16.07% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
RESTful
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
36 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.35% 35.00% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 17
Median daily rate £450 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing RESTful as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Watford

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Magento
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (90.91%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Retail
2 10 (90.91%) Document Management
2 10 (90.91%) Coaching
2 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) Appium
3 7 (63.64%) Behat
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) PHPUnit
4 6 (54.55%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (36.36%) Gherkin

RESTful
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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
1 11 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (63.64%) Appium
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) PHPUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Protractor
General
1 10 (90.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 11 (100.00%) Tester
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (54.55%) Web Automation Tester
3 6 (54.55%) Web Tester
4 4 (36.36%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) Behat
3 4 (36.36%) Flash
3 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (90.91%) Coaching
2 10 (90.91%) Document Management
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) User Stories
4 6 (54.55%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (36.36%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) hybris
1 1 (9.09%) IBM