Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 50 71
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing RESTful 10 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.16% 2.93% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.13% 8.70% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Kent median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.07% +5.33%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £345
90th Percentile £468 £433 £405
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 123 184 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 26.57% 33.64% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 133 212
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £265 £260
90th Percentile £475 £438 £625
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Kent median hourly rate £41.61 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +14.29%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Kent over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 July 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
Maidstone +6 5 £400 +33.33% 2
West Malling +3 2 £400 - 3
Tunbridge Wells +1 2 - - 1
Dartford - 1 £400 - 4
RESTful
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SOLID
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) WCF Developer
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Azure Developer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
7 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (10.00%) WF
7 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) SOLID
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Economics
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) API Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Facebook
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft