The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.37% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
REST
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 100 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 26.67% 38.17% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 24
Average daily rate £275 £250 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £356 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £21.15 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Brighton region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) jMock
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Jetty
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Jetty
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) jMock
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian