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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RESTful 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.79% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -
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
42 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.15% 38.53% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 11
Average daily rate £410 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £350
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 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) QA
4 11 (73.33%) Selenium
4 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
4 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
4 11 (73.33%) Magento
4 11 (73.33%) Subversion
4 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Unix
4 11 (73.33%) DB2
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) Document Management
5 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (66.67%) Retail
5 10 (66.67%) Coaching
5 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (53.33%) PHPUnit
6 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 8 (53.33%) PHP
7 6 (40.00%) Flash
7 6 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (40.00%) System Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (33.33%) Behat
8 5 (33.33%) User Stories

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DB2
2 6 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
1 11 (73.33%) Subversion
1 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
2 8 (53.33%) PHPUnit
3 5 (33.33%) Appium
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Protractor
General
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Automation Tester
1 11 (73.33%) Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Web Tester
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) Flash
3 5 (33.33%) Behat
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (66.67%) Coaching
3 10 (66.67%) Document Management
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) System Testing
6 5 (33.33%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) SDLC
9 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle