Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +34
Contract jobs citing REST 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.09% 1.75% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 6.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Watford median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
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 153 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.77% 26.92% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 31 36
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £271 £213 £294
90th Percentile £591 £500 £444
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
% change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Watford region with a requirement for REST.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Spring
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) SOAP
5 9 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (50.00%) J2EE
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
6 8 (44.44%) IBM
6 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 8 (44.44%) TDD
7 7 (38.89%) Subversion
7 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 7 (38.89%) Apache
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) XML
7 7 (38.89%) EJB
7 7 (38.89%) JSP
7 7 (38.89%) JUnit
8 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) JDBC
8 6 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 6 (33.33%) JSON
9 5 (27.78%) Games
9 5 (27.78%) Log4j
9 5 (27.78%) Maven
9 5 (27.78%) Mockito

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 7 (38.89%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
3 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (11.11%) Commerce Server
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (38.89%) JUnit
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
2 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 5 (27.78%) Log4j
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) Mockito
3 4 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) jMock
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (5.56%) webpack
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Spring
2 10 (55.56%) SOAP
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) J2EE
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) EJB
5 7 (38.89%) JSP
5 7 (38.89%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) JDBC
6 6 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (27.78%) HTML5
7 5 (27.78%) JMS
7 5 (27.78%) XSD
7 5 (27.78%) XSLT
8 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
8 4 (22.22%) Spring Boot
8 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
8 4 (22.22%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) HPUX
2 5 (27.78%) Solaris
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) RAD
6 4 (22.22%) Dependency Management
6 4 (22.22%) ETL
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) Microservices
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) DNA
8 2 (11.11%) UML
9 1 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (5.56%) OO
9 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Talend
3 1 (5.56%) ATG
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Martini
3 1 (5.56%) Demandware
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Path
3 1 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (5.56%) Nintex
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase