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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 18 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.16% 1.18% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.19% 3.09% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
79 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 53.74% 38.04% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 32
Average daily rate £338 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016, 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 23 (92.00%) C#
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (80.00%) jQuery
4 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (56.00%) HTML
6 12 (48.00%) OO
6 12 (48.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) Selenium
6 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (44.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (44.00%) HTML5
7 11 (44.00%) Jasmine
7 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (40.00%) Node.js
9 9 (36.00%) QA
9 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) JIRA
11 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (16.00%) BDD
12 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
12 3 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) CSS
12 3 (12.00%) B2B
12 3 (12.00%) TeamCity

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) Jasmine
2 11 (44.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) jMock
6 1 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (44.00%) Test Engineer
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) QA Engineer
6 8 (32.00%) Developer in Test
6 8 (32.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Analyst Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (80.00%) jQuery
4 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (56.00%) HTML
6 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (44.00%) HTML5
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (12.00%) CSS
10 2 (8.00%) Spring
10 2 (8.00%) Web Services
11 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (4.00%) Ajax
11 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 1 (4.00%) Java EE
11 1 (4.00%) jBPM
11 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
11 1 (4.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
1 12 (48.00%) OO
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) BDD
3 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) B2B
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) AOP
6 1 (4.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Rally