Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 30 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 -
Contract jobs citing REST 31 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 8.91% 5.65% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.34% 10.45% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 6
Brighton median daily rate £425 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +20.30% -
10th Percentile £293 £347 £264
90th Percentile £613 £588 £363
East Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Brighton median hourly rate - - £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 169 201 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 48.56% 54.03% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 126
Brighton median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £444
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Brighton median hourly rate £11.93 £42.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.09% +35.71% +98.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £42.08 £20.52
90th Percentile £32.54 £44.03 £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -72.09% +6.88% +95.72%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Brighton

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Brighton

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Brighton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for REST.

1 24 (77.42%) SQL
1 24 (77.42%) SOAP
2 21 (67.74%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) CSS
4 17 (54.84%) HTML
5 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
6 14 (45.16%) Web Services
7 11 (35.48%) PHP
7 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
8 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
8 10 (32.26%) Web Development
8 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
8 10 (32.26%) HTML5
9 9 (29.03%) Drupal
9 9 (29.03%) Kanban
9 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Scrum
10 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
10 8 (25.81%) Spring
10 8 (25.81%) IntelliJ
10 8 (25.81%) HTTP
10 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.81%) SSL
10 8 (25.81%) webMethods
10 8 (25.81%) Apache
10 8 (25.81%) J2SE
10 8 (25.81%) J2EE
10 8 (25.81%) JUnit
10 8 (25.81%) WebLogic

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (29.03%) Drupal
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) JBoss
2 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Boomi
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
1 2 (6.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
1 8 (25.81%) SSL
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) DataStage
3 2 (6.45%) Lumira
3 2 (6.45%) MariaDB
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) IntelliJ
2 8 (25.81%) JUnit
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Database Developer
3 8 (25.81%) HTML Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Java Scala Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Scala Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) SOAP
2 19 (61.29%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) HTML
4 14 (45.16%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) EJB
6 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (25.81%) J2EE
6 8 (25.81%) J2SE
6 8 (25.81%) JSON
6 8 (25.81%) Play Framework
6 8 (25.81%) Spring
6 8 (25.81%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) Sass
8 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) Laravel
8 2 (6.45%) Node.js
8 2 (6.45%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
1 8 (25.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Web Development
3 9 (29.03%) Kanban
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) DevOps
4 8 (25.81%) Microservices
5 6 (19.35%) RAD
6 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Domain Models
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Grafana
1 8 (25.81%) Kibana
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) webMethods
2 2 (6.45%) Dell
2 2 (6.45%) Informatica
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.45%) Zend