Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 55 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing RESTful 8 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.68% 1.92% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 4.70% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Kent median daily rate £500 - £415
10th Percentile £386 - £355
90th Percentile £530 - £475
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 159 234 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.40% 40.91% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 164 243
Kent median daily rate £363 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +0.74% -0.74%
10th Percentile £319 £236 £261
90th Percentile £538 £475 £585
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £34.25
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% +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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Kent over the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 April 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 -2 2 £438 - 3
West Malling +4 1 £420 - 2
RESTful
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) MSTest
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ to 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) API Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin