Period
to 19 September 2019

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 6 months to 19 September 2019 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.49% 1.65% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.15% 5.50% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Watford median daily rate £506 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +71.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £501 £319 £313
90th Percentile £517 £775 £412
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

RESTful 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 153 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 38.15% 30.03% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 56
Watford median daily rate £463 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -0.66% -11.18%
10th Percentile £300 £160 £250
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Watford median hourly rate - £30.00 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.75 £48.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.18% +221.67% -22.08%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 10 (71.43%) Retail
3 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Games
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) DB2
5 7 (50.00%) IBM
5 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (50.00%) JIRA
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 7 (50.00%) System Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
6 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) BDD
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 4 (28.57%) hybris
8 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 4 (28.57%) Magento
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)

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 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (14.29%) Route 53
1 2 (14.29%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
1 7 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 10 (71.43%) Retail
2 8 (57.14%) Games
3 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Tester
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Flash
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 2 (14.29%) XSD
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) System Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Presales
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) OOD
8 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) hybris
4 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft