The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

RESTful
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 19 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.24% 2.94% 5.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 13.33% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 30 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 23.60% 22.06% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 23
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing RESTful as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Watford

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (75.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) DataPower
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 6 (75.00%) API Development
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (50.00%) SAP
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Dell
5 4 (50.00%) CRM
5 4 (50.00%) SAP HCM
5 4 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (50.00%) Boomi
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) CSS

RESTful
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 (75.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (50.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Boomi
1 4 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Gatling
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Integration Developer
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) DataPower
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) API Development
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) SAP