The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 46 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 14 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.41% 1.42% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.82% 7.25% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
REST
South East

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 West Sussex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
179 69 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.86% 19.60% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 38 66
Average daily rate £380 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

REST
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

REST
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 8 £325 -
Crawley - 6 £351 -
East Grinstead +3 1 £375 -21.05%
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) JSON
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) Mobile Development
5 7 (33.33%) User Experience
5 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 7 (33.33%) Android SDK
5 7 (33.33%) Android Development
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Android
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Marketing
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (19.05%) Subversion
7 4 (19.05%) Mule
7 4 (19.05%) OAuth
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) Mule ESB
8 3 (14.29%) CloudHub
8 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

REST
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 4 (19.05%) Mule
1 4 (19.05%) Mule ESB
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) JSON
1 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) SOAP
3 7 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) OAuth
6 3 (14.29%) Spring Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) SAML
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) HTML5
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (14.29%) Blog
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) Mobile Development
3 7 (33.33%) Android Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Business Development
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Pay per click
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) SEO
6 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Zend
4 1 (4.76%) CA