Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 22 January 2019 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 20 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 0
Contract jobs citing REST 31 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.08% 7.54% 3.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.92% 17.57% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 15
East Sussex median daily rate £453 £488 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +34.48% +6.62%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £322
90th Percentile £575 £613 £460
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 284 222 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 46.56% 42.94% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 160 120
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +0.94% +6.69%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £247
90th Percentile £575 £563 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.29% -17.16% +5.63%
10th Percentile £42.75 £32.50 £41.48
90th Percentile £44.25 £37.50 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in East Sussex

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in East Sussex

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in East Sussex over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in East Sussex

REST
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -22 21 £456 -3.95% 4
Uckfield - 7 - -
Eastbourne - 1 £453 -
Hastings - 1 £453 -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for REST.

1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) JSON
3 18 (58.06%) Web Development
3 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 18 (58.06%) CSS
4 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
6 13 (41.94%) HTML5
6 13 (41.94%) Spring
7 12 (38.71%) Ruby
7 12 (38.71%) Scrum
7 12 (38.71%) MVC
7 12 (38.71%) HTTP
7 12 (38.71%) JUnit
7 12 (38.71%) Scala
7 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
8 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (32.26%) Open Source
9 10 (32.26%) Django
9 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
9 10 (32.26%) Play Framework
9 10 (32.26%) Linux
9 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
9 10 (32.26%) Google
10 9 (29.03%) Ajax
10 9 (29.03%) Subversion
10 9 (29.03%) Web Design
10 9 (29.03%) Web Services
10 9 (29.03%) XML

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) CloudFront
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
1 12 (38.71%) JUnit
2 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 9 (29.03%) Subversion
4 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.68%) Selenium
6 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.23%) Ant
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) Gatling
7 1 (3.23%) Grunt
7 1 (3.23%) gulp
7 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.23%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Scala Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Android Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) JSON
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) HTML5
3 13 (41.94%) Spring
4 10 (32.26%) Django
4 10 (32.26%) Play Framework
5 9 (29.03%) Ajax
5 9 (29.03%) CSS3
5 9 (29.03%) Guice
5 9 (29.03%) RESTful
5 9 (29.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (29.03%) Spring MVC
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) XML
6 7 (22.58%) Android SDK
6 7 (22.58%) OpenGL
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Android
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Web Development
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
4 12 (38.71%) MVC
4 12 (38.71%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (32.26%) Open Source
7 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (29.03%) OWASP
7 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (29.03%) Service Design
7 9 (29.03%) Web Design
8 7 (22.58%) Android Development
8 7 (22.58%) Memory Management
8 7 (22.58%) Mobile Development
9 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (16.13%) SOA
10 3 (9.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) Ruby
2 12 (38.71%) Scala
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Java 8
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Kotlin
6 2 (6.45%) Rust
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) Haskell
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
1 7 (22.58%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Grafana
1 1 (3.23%) Kibana
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Google
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) webMethods