Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 70 58
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 0
Contract jobs citing RESTful 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.92% 0.52% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 1.47% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Kent median daily rate £375 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.07% +5.33% +9.62%
10th Percentile £275 £340 £318
90th Percentile £433 £410 £399
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 184 272 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 33.58% 35.19% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 195 121
Kent median daily rate £345 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% - -1.10%
10th Percentile £265 £257 £275
90th Percentile £438 £629 £475
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Kent median hourly rate - £15.00 £38.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.35% +128.29%
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +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
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 21 July 2017. 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 - 7 - - 1
Maidstone -3 5 £300 -20.00%
West Malling 0 1 - -
RESTful
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Mobile App
3 11 (68.75%) Virtual Team
3 11 (68.75%) Multithreaded Programming
3 11 (68.75%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (68.75%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (68.75%) MVVM
3 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
3 11 (68.75%) Infragistics
3 11 (68.75%) WCF
3 11 (68.75%) WPF
3 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Multithreading
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Web Services
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Advertising
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) .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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
2 11 (68.75%) WPF Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
2 11 (68.75%) WCF
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) WPF
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Core
4 3 (18.75%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) Laravel
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Mobile App
2 11 (68.75%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (68.75%) Virtual Team
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (68.75%) Multithreaded Programming
2 11 (68.75%) Multithreading
2 11 (68.75%) MVVM
2 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) API Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Infragistics
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 2 (12.50%) Zend