Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 50 50
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 +10
Contract jobs citing RESTful 24 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.47% 2.73% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.58% 8.14% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 1
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £363 £290 £363
90th Percentile £463 £418 £388
South East median daily rate £455 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

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 154 172 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.08% 33.59% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 138 79
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £296 £255
90th Percentile £488 £429 £638
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%

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
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 October 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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - - 1
West Malling - 8 £400 - 3
Maidstone +10 4 £388 +10.71% 6
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
Dartford - 1 £400 - 1
Dover - 1 £450 -
RESTful
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 20 (83.33%) C#
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (66.67%) SOA
6 15 (62.50%) CMS
7 14 (58.33%) TDD
7 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
8 12 (50.00%) Entity Framework
8 12 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (50.00%) TeamCity
9 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
9 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (45.83%) Scrum
9 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (45.83%) SOLID
10 10 (41.67%) BDD
10 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Core
10 10 (41.67%) OO
10 10 (41.67%) Degree
10 10 (41.67%) Economics
11 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 7 (29.17%) WCF
12 7 (29.17%) HTML
12 7 (29.17%) CSS
12 7 (29.17%) REST
13 6 (25.00%) .NET Core

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 15 (62.50%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (16.67%) Firebug
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) .NET Developer
3 11 (45.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Azure Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
6 5 (20.83%) WCF Developer
7 4 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
5 12 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Core
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) REST
7 7 (29.17%) WCF
8 6 (25.00%) .NET Core
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) JSON
9 4 (16.67%) Sass
9 4 (16.67%) XML
10 1 (4.17%) SOAP
10 1 (4.17%) Web Services
10 1 (4.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) SOA
3 14 (58.33%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) SOLID
5 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 10 (41.67%) Economics
6 10 (41.67%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Web Development
8 4 (16.67%) Content Management
8 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (16.67%) Web Design
8 4 (16.67%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) PHP 5
3 4 (16.67%) PHP 7
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft