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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing REST 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.30% 1.63% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 3.95% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £345 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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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
83 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 36.09% 41.30% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 23
Average daily rate £305 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Yii
3 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Jetty
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) jMock
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Yii
3 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
4 1 (20.00%) Lucene
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) XQuery
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) JPQL
3 1 (20.00%) HQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe