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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Contract jobs citing REST 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 5.70% 6.81% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.46% 15.12% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £313 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +56.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £372 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £623 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £436 £400
% change year-on-year -2.57% +9.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 96 86 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 49.74% 45.03% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 185 220
Median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.93 - £21.15
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 - £20.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 - £21.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (100.00%) SOAP
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) T-SQL
4 11 (68.75%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Lumira
7 3 (18.75%) Boomi
7 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) Visualforce
7 3 (18.75%) Apex Code
7 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
7 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (18.75%) Informatica
7 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (18.75%) DataStage
7 3 (18.75%) RAD
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Dell
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) PHP
8 2 (12.50%) Drupal
8 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (12.50%) Ant

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 2 (12.50%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Boomi
2 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (31.25%) Lumira
3 3 (18.75%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Database Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Salesforce Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) SOAP
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Kanban
4 3 (18.75%) RAD
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) T-SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Apex Code
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Dell
1 3 (18.75%) Informatica
1 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) SAP