Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 81 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing REST 39 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.45% 1.36% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.16% 5.85% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 28
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £348
90th Percentile £610 £543 £592
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £31.70 £36.50
% change year-on-year +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 384 325 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.09% 23.33% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 195 209
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £585 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +9 18 £413 -8.33% 2
Rickmansworth -4 2 - - 1
Hatfield -7 2 £550 - 3
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 £525 -
Stevenage - 1 £470 - 1
REST
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 24 (61.54%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) HTML
3 19 (48.72%) SOAP
4 18 (46.15%) SQL
4 18 (46.15%) Web Services
4 18 (46.15%) MVC
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) Spring
5 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
6 15 (38.46%) HTML5
7 14 (35.90%) JSP
8 13 (33.33%) CSS
8 13 (33.33%) .NET
8 13 (33.33%) TDD
9 12 (30.77%) XML
9 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
10 11 (28.21%) Spring MVC
10 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
10 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 11 (28.21%) IBM
11 10 (25.64%) Finance
11 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
11 10 (25.64%) JSON
12 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
12 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
13 8 (20.51%) Sybase ASE
13 8 (20.51%) XSLT
13 8 (20.51%) J2EE
13 8 (20.51%) C#
13 8 (20.51%) Sybase

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 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) MQSeries
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) npm
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.13%) DB2
5 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 2 (5.13%) Power BI
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) JUnit
3 7 (17.95%) Subversion
4 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.82%) Log4j
4 5 (12.82%) Mockito
5 4 (10.26%) Maven
5 4 (10.26%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.69%) FxCop
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Moq
6 3 (7.69%) ReSharper
6 3 (7.69%) StyleCop
6 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.69%) webpack
7 2 (5.13%) gulp
7 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.13%) jMock
7 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) JSP Developer
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) SOAP
3 18 (46.15%) Spring
3 18 (46.15%) Web Services
4 15 (38.46%) HTML5
5 14 (35.90%) JSP
6 13 (33.33%) .NET
6 13 (33.33%) CSS
7 12 (30.77%) XML
8 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
8 11 (28.21%) Spring MVC
9 10 (25.64%) JSON
10 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
11 8 (20.51%) J2EE
11 8 (20.51%) XSLT
12 7 (17.95%) EJB
13 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
14 5 (12.82%) JDBC
14 5 (12.82%) JMS
14 5 (12.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.56%) DataPower
1 1 (2.56%) FMCG
1 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) HPUX
2 5 (12.82%) Solaris
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (46.15%) MVC
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.38%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) BDD
6 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
6 5 (12.82%) Kanban
6 5 (12.82%) Microservices
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) RAD
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Dependency Management
7 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.69%) Code Coverage
8 3 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
5 8 (20.51%) C#
6 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.26%) Python
7 3 (7.69%) VBScript
8 2 (5.13%) VB
8 2 (5.13%) VBA
9 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.56%) Perl
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) Sybase
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Talend
5 3 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.13%) Cognos
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) ATG
7 1 (2.56%) Blue Martini
7 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.56%) Demandware
7 1 (2.56%) Elastic Path
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) hybris
7 1 (2.56%) Nintex
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) TIBCO