Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 17 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.12% 2.24% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.60% 9.38% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Watford median daily rate £450 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.54% -14.08%
10th Percentile £363 £415 £303
90th Percentile £700 £525 £308
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £425 £544
% change year-on-year -1.47% -21.84% +20.83%
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 109 64 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 39.21% 23.88% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 40
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £313 £249 £288
90th Percentile £525 £569 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Watford median hourly rate - - £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year -53.33% +54.64% -35.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 13 (76.47%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) SOAP
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (35.29%) JSP
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
6 5 (29.41%) Java EE
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) HTTP
6 5 (29.41%) SSL
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) EJB
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) UML
7 4 (23.53%) DB2
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Retail
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Kanban

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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
2 3 (17.65%) Commerce Server
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Heroku
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (5.88%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) GitLab
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) gulp
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Mockito
2 2 (11.76%) Spock
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Gatling
3 1 (5.88%) Geb
3 1 (5.88%) Log4j
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) JSP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Sybase Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) Spring
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) JSP
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) Java EE
6 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (23.53%) EJB
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
6 4 (23.53%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (17.65%) J2EE
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) Servlets
8 2 (11.76%) CAML
8 2 (11.76%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) HPUX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Kanban
3 4 (23.53%) Microservices
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) DNA
5 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Java 8
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) ES6
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Mesos
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Nintex
2 2 (11.76%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) ATG
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Martini
3 1 (5.88%) Demandware
3 1 (5.88%) Elastic Path
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Sony