Period
to 17 February 2018

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 6 months to 17 February 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.

RESTful
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 48 62
Rank change year-on-year -28 +14 +33
Contract jobs citing RESTful 30 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.95% 3.79% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 13.86% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £368 £251 £279
90th Percentile £480 £538 £475
East of England median daily rate £475 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +73.61% - -

RESTful 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 389 368 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.28% 27.34% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 229 171
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -4.15%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £552 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.61 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.71% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.51 £31.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £15.42 £44.18 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -2.50%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 6 months to 17 February 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 -10 14 £425 -5.56% 5
Hemel Hempstead +3 3 £385 +6.94% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Rickmansworth -7 2 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
RESTful
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (50.00%) BDD
5 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (46.67%) SQL
6 13 (43.33%) IBM
6 13 (43.33%) WebSphere
7 12 (40.00%) JIRA
7 12 (40.00%) TDD
7 12 (40.00%) .NET
8 11 (36.67%) Web Services
8 11 (36.67%) Selenium
8 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
9 10 (33.33%) Oracle
9 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (30.00%) Scrum
10 9 (30.00%) JSON
10 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
10 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
11 8 (26.67%) Gherkin
11 8 (26.67%) Open Source
11 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
11 8 (26.67%) System Testing
11 8 (26.67%) Unix
11 8 (26.67%) DB2
11 8 (26.67%) DevOps
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 7 (23.33%) XML

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 13 (43.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Magento
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Boomi
2 2 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) DB2
2 7 (23.33%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) JIRA
2 11 (36.67%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.67%) Maven
7 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.00%) Grunt
8 3 (10.00%) gulp
8 3 (10.00%) Hudson
8 3 (10.00%) JUnit
8 3 (10.00%) webpack
9 2 (6.67%) JBehave
9 2 (6.67%) Subversion
10 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (3.33%) Checkstyle
10 1 (3.33%) EasyMock
10 1 (3.33%) jMock
10 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Integration Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 9 (30.00%) JSON
4 8 (26.67%) Gherkin
5 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) XML
6 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (20.00%) RESTEasy
6 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (20.00%) XSLT
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (13.33%) HTML5
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) DataPower
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) BDD
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (40.00%) TDD
5 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
6 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (30.00%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps
7 8 (26.67%) Open Source
7 8 (26.67%) System Testing
8 7 (23.33%) DNA
9 6 (20.00%) API Development
9 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (20.00%) OO
9 6 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Analytics
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
10 3 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (10.00%) Loose Coupling
10 3 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) IBM
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) hybris
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Sonatype