The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 20 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing RESTful 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.91% 0.79% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.56% 2.17% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£388 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
59 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 36.20% 36.51% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 17
Average daily rate £388 £360 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Flash
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Document Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Magento
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 4 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
1 4 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Java Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Flash
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Struts2
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) JMS
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Document Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle