The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 30 April 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 59 35
Rank change year-on-year +23 -24  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.62% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 2.17% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 125 184 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.12% 39.23% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 143 38
Median daily rate £345 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Kent

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - - 1
Maidstone -6 3 - -
West Malling -5 1 - -
RESTful
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) WPF
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 11 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) MVVM
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 11 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 11 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 11 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 11 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 11 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 11 (100.00%) MVVM
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle