Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.26% 2.70% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.74% 9.84% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Watford median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -10.53% -13.64% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 149 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 39.63% 27.48% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 36
Watford median daily rate £425 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +10.43% +5.16%
10th Percentile £326 £170 £294
90th Percentile £545 £569 £494
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £431 £375
% change year-on-year -1.39% +14.93% -3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Watford median hourly rate - - £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.61 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -63.71% +41.51% -29.33%

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 February 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 21 February 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 14 (87.50%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
6 7 (43.75%) HTML5
7 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) JSP
7 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) J2EE
7 6 (37.50%) Scrum
7 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (31.25%) IBM
8 5 (31.25%) EJB
8 5 (31.25%) Apache
8 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 5 (31.25%) Subversion
8 5 (31.25%) Ajax
8 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) Kanban
9 4 (25.00%) Web Development
9 4 (25.00%) JSON
9 4 (25.00%) Microservices

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 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (31.25%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (12.50%) Commerce Server
4 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) Log4j
3 2 (12.50%) Mockito
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) jMock
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) webpack
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Games
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JSP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) React Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) SOAP
5 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) J2EE
6 6 (37.50%) JSP
6 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) Ajax
7 5 (31.25%) EJB
8 4 (25.00%) JSON
8 4 (25.00%) Struts
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
9 3 (18.75%) XML
10 2 (12.50%) JMS
10 2 (12.50%) JPA
10 2 (12.50%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) HPUX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) DNA
5 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (25.00%) Microservices
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) RAD
7 2 (12.50%) Secure Coding
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) ATG
2 2 (12.50%) Blue Martini
2 2 (12.50%) Demandware
2 2 (12.50%) Elastic Path
2 2 (12.50%) hybris
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase