The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

RESTful
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 46 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 19 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.24% 1.75% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.24% 8.16% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.22% -3.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +6.58% +6.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £40.00

RESTful 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 169 147 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.79% 21.40% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 85 116
Median daily rate £360 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Hertfordshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Hertfordshire

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Hertfordshire

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +2 6 £500 - 4
Hatfield -5 5 £525 +10.52%
St Albans +5 4 £275 +1.85% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £360 - 3
Welwyn - 1 - -
RESTful
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 36 (83.72%) Java
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (69.77%) TDD
4 25 (58.14%) Hibernate
4 25 (58.14%) Spring
5 24 (55.81%) BDD
5 24 (55.81%) Scrum
6 21 (48.84%) Kanban
7 18 (41.86%) Web Services
8 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
9 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
9 14 (32.56%) Scala
9 14 (32.56%) Concurrent Programming
10 12 (27.91%) XML
11 11 (25.58%) .NET
11 11 (25.58%) Open Source
12 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
13 9 (20.93%) JIRA
13 9 (20.93%) C#
14 8 (18.60%) XSLT
14 8 (18.60%) OO
14 8 (18.60%) JSON
15 7 (16.28%) API Development
15 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
15 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
15 7 (16.28%) Gherkin
15 7 (16.28%) ATDD
15 7 (16.28%) WebDriver
15 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
15 7 (16.28%) Selenium

RESTful
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 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.63%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (9.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Boomi
1 4 (9.30%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) VoIP
1 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.93%) JIRA
3 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.28%) JUnit
3 7 (16.28%) Maven
3 7 (16.28%) Selenium
3 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
3 7 (16.28%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (11.63%) JBehave
4 5 (11.63%) Moq
5 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.65%) FxCop
6 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.65%) StyleCop
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Xcode
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 21 (48.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 9 (20.93%) C# Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Android Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Integration Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (9.30%) iOS Developer
8 3 (6.98%) AWS Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (6.98%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) Hibernate
1 25 (58.14%) Spring
2 18 (41.86%) Web Services
3 12 (27.91%) XML
4 11 (25.58%) .NET
5 8 (18.60%) JSON
5 8 (18.60%) XSLT
6 7 (16.28%) Gherkin
7 6 (13.95%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (11.63%) CSS
9 4 (9.30%) Android SDK
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.30%) HTML
9 4 (9.30%) iOS SDK
10 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.98%) REST
10 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) DataPower
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Contactless
3 2 (4.65%) EMV
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
2 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) TDD
3 24 (55.81%) BDD
3 24 (55.81%) Scrum
4 21 (48.84%) Kanban
5 14 (32.56%) Concurrent Programming
5 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
6 11 (25.58%) Open Source
7 8 (18.60%) OO
8 7 (16.28%) API Development
8 7 (16.28%) ATDD
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.95%) High Availability
9 6 (13.95%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.63%) Android Development
10 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) Scala
4 9 (20.93%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.98%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Atlassian
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) Dell
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Apple
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Whitby Munn
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago