The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East Sussex region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing REST 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.33% 0.48% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £313 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +28.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 65 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 32.67% 31.40% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 51
Average daily rate £300 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £27.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.00 £22.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
South East

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

REST
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) TeamCity
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) TeamCity
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore