Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 66 74
Rank change year-on-year +35 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing REST 84 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.12% 2.24% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.09% 9.16% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 14 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £363 £367
90th Percentile £569 £606 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.23 £43.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year +5.66% +38.01% -13.15%

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 440 382 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.80% 24.42% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 214 193
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £260 £264 £264
90th Percentile £566 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.75 £15.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.67% -47.37% +36.14%
10th Percentile £16.50 £15.00 £27.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £15.00 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.07% +19.44% -3.94%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Hertfordshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Hertfordshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Hertfordshire

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Hertfordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +7 21 £425 - 9
Welwyn Garden City - 13 £563 -
Stevenage +4 11 £338 -28.19%
Hitchin - 10 £480 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £420 - 2
Rickmansworth -3 5 £400 -
Hatfield +7 4 £425 - 2
St Albans - 1 £150 - 2
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
2 35 (41.67%) SOAP
2 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.33%) Web Services
3 28 (33.33%) C#
4 27 (32.14%) Java
4 27 (32.14%) .NET
5 26 (30.95%) Visual Studio
6 24 (28.57%) CSS
6 24 (28.57%) MVC
7 23 (27.38%) TDD
8 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
9 19 (22.62%) Workflow
10 18 (21.43%) Scrum
10 18 (21.43%) HTML
10 18 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 18 (21.43%) jQuery
11 17 (20.24%) Spring
12 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
12 16 (19.05%) HTML5
12 16 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (19.05%) Nintex
12 16 (19.05%) Visual Studio Code
13 15 (17.86%) Microservices
13 15 (17.86%) Java 8
14 14 (16.67%) Office 365
14 14 (16.67%) SQL
15 12 (14.29%) XML
16 11 (13.10%) Sony
16 11 (13.10%) Finance

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 18 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 16 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.38%) Mule
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (1.19%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) SSL
2 6 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) DNS
4 2 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (1.19%) FTP
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.95%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) dBASE
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Visual Studio
2 16 (19.05%) Visual Studio Code
3 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.33%) JIRA
5 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.95%) JUnit
6 5 (5.95%) NUnit
6 5 (5.95%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.38%) Selenium
8 1 (1.19%) Geb
8 1 (1.19%) GitLab
8 1 (1.19%) Gradle
8 1 (1.19%) gulp
8 1 (1.19%) Hamcrest
8 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.19%) Mockito
8 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.19%) Spock
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
1 11 (13.10%) Law
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) French Language
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
4 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (82.14%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 18 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.76%) JSP Developer
8 4 (4.76%) React Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) SOAP
2 28 (33.33%) Web Services
3 27 (32.14%) .NET
4 24 (28.57%) CSS
5 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
6 18 (21.43%) HTML
6 18 (21.43%) jQuery
7 17 (20.24%) Spring
8 16 (19.05%) HTML5
9 12 (14.29%) XML
10 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (13.10%) CAML
10 11 (13.10%) JSON
11 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
11 10 (11.90%) React
11 10 (11.90%) Spring MVC
12 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (10.71%) XSLT
13 7 (8.33%) Node.js
13 7 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.33%) DataPower
3 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.57%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) MVC
3 23 (27.38%) TDD
4 19 (22.62%) Workflow
5 18 (21.43%) Scrum
6 15 (17.86%) Microservices
7 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.10%) Kanban
8 10 (11.90%) DevOps
8 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
11 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.14%) API Development
12 6 (7.14%) SOLID
13 5 (5.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 5 (5.95%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.95%) Refactoring
13 5 (5.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
2 28 (33.33%) C#
3 27 (32.14%) Java
4 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 15 (17.86%) Java 8
6 14 (16.67%) SQL
7 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.95%) XQuery
9 2 (2.38%) C
9 2 (2.38%) ES6
10 1 (1.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
1 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) VMware NSX
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) vCenter Server
1 3 (3.57%) vRealize
1 3 (3.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.38%) Mesos
3 1 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Nintex
2 11 (13.10%) Sony
3 7 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.95%) CA
5 5 (5.95%) Sybase
6 3 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.19%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle
7 1 (1.19%) SAP