Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 26 September 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 23 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.15% 2.81% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.91% 10.09% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Watford median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £375 £413 £425
90th Percentile £775 £438 £475
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 110 109 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 29.41% 27.81% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 34
Watford median daily rate £380 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.59% +17.24%
10th Percentile £161 £259 £241
90th Percentile £551 £538 £526
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +221.67% -47.37% +36.14%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Watford

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Watford

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Watford over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Watford

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Watford region with a requirement for REST.

1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
2 13 (56.52%) Workflow
2 13 (56.52%) jQuery
2 13 (56.52%) Office 365
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (56.52%) Nintex
2 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio Code
3 12 (52.17%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 11 (47.83%) CAML
4 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
4 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (43.48%) Sony
5 10 (43.48%) Law
6 8 (34.78%) Java
7 7 (30.43%) SOAP
8 6 (26.09%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (21.74%) Java EE
9 5 (21.74%) Docker
9 5 (21.74%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) Heroku
10 3 (13.04%) BDD

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
1 13 (56.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.04%) Commerce Server
2 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Heroku
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
1 6 (26.09%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) dBASE
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
1 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio Code
2 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) GitLab
3 3 (13.04%) Gradle
3 3 (13.04%) gulp
3 3 (13.04%) Spock
4 2 (8.70%) Gatling
4 2 (8.70%) Geb
General
1 10 (43.48%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) React Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 13 (56.52%) jQuery
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 11 (47.83%) CAML
5 7 (30.43%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) Java EE
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) Dropwizard
7 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
7 3 (13.04%) Guice
7 3 (13.04%) OAuth
7 3 (13.04%) OAuth2
7 3 (13.04%) Ratpack
7 3 (13.04%) React
7 3 (13.04%) Redux
7 3 (13.04%) Spring
7 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) BDD
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Microservices
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) OWASP
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
4 2 (8.70%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) ISMS
4 2 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Identification
4 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) ES6
5 3 (13.04%) Java 8
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Nintex
2 10 (43.48%) Sony
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) SAP