Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +30 0 -4
Contract jobs citing RESTful 29 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.15% 3.02% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.48% 6.96% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 1
Kent median daily rate £448 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.86% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £370 £350 £363
90th Percentile £469 £525 £388
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.88 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.83% +5.88% +13.33%

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 135 230 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.92% 43.40% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 175 109
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £283 £313 £260
90th Percentile £537 £500 £533
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

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 January 2019. 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
West Malling +11 13 £400 -4.76% 8
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £448 - 1
Chatham - 1 - - 1
Dover - 1 £450 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 3
RESTful
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 21 (72.41%) C#
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) .NET Framework
3 19 (65.52%) CMS
3 19 (65.52%) Entity Framework
4 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (62.07%) TDD
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
6 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (48.28%) AngularJS
6 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (48.28%) TeamCity
7 13 (44.83%) BDD
7 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (44.83%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (41.38%) Scrum
9 11 (37.93%) OO
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
10 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
10 10 (34.48%) Degree
10 10 (34.48%) Economics
10 10 (34.48%) SOA
10 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Core
10 10 (34.48%) SOLID
11 9 (31.03%) CSS
11 9 (31.03%) HTML
12 8 (27.59%) PHP
12 8 (27.59%) SQL

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 19 (65.52%) CMS
2 8 (27.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) TeamCity
2 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 8 (27.59%) Firebug
4 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.45%) JMeter
7 1 (3.45%) MSTest
7 1 (3.45%) NUnit
7 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) .NET Developer
3 15 (51.72%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (51.72%) C# Developer
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) WordPress Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Azure Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Backend Developer
8 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) .NET Framework
3 19 (65.52%) Entity Framework
4 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
5 14 (48.28%) AngularJS
5 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Core
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) .NET Core
8 8 (27.59%) jQuery
8 8 (27.59%) JSON
8 8 (27.59%) XML
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.24%) WCF
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) Sass
12 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 2 (6.90%) Code First Entity Framework
13 1 (3.45%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) TDD
2 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (44.83%) BDD
3 13 (44.83%) Deployment Automation
3 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) OO
5 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
6 10 (34.48%) Economics
6 10 (34.48%) SOA
6 10 (34.48%) SOLID
7 8 (27.59%) Content Management
7 8 (27.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 8 (27.59%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (27.59%) Website Architecture
7 8 (27.59%) Wireframes
8 7 (24.14%) MVC
8 7 (24.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) PHP
3 8 (27.59%) PHP 5
3 8 (27.59%) PHP 7
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Xamarin