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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 50 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Contract jobs citing REST 18 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.81% 1.49% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.16% 7.94% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £359 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £505 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 148 126 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 23.13% 18.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 260 567
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Hertfordshire

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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

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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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 6 £425 - 5
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) JSON
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 12 (37.50%) Spring
5 12 (37.50%) HTML
5 12 (37.50%) XML
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (25.00%) Node.js
7 8 (25.00%) SOAP
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
7 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) HTML5
8 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.88%) SOLID
9 6 (18.75%) DevOps
9 6 (18.75%) OO
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.75%) C#
9 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) Refactoring
10 5 (15.63%) JSP
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Python

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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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 4 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.13%) Boomi
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Route 53
4 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) gulp
3 4 (12.50%) Grunt
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) webpack
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) FxCop
5 2 (6.25%) JMeter
5 2 (6.25%) jMock
5 2 (6.25%) Log4j
5 2 (6.25%) Mockito
5 2 (6.25%) Moq
5 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.25%) AWS Architect
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) JSON
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) Spring
2 12 (37.50%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) Node.js
4 8 (25.00%) SOAP
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
5 7 (21.88%) HTML5
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 5 (15.63%) JSP
7 5 (15.63%) Spring Boot
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 4 (12.50%) Swagger
8 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (12.50%) XSLT
9 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) iPad
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) DataPower
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) HPUX
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 7 (21.88%) SOLID
5 6 (18.75%) DevOps
5 6 (18.75%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (15.63%) Microservices
6 5 (15.63%) Refactoring
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) RAD
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
8 3 (9.38%) Open Source
9 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) ES6
8 1 (3.13%) Go
8 1 (3.13%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) Lua
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) VB
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Talend
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) JDA
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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