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 3 months to 30 March 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing REST 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.69% 0.32% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.59% 0.78% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +9.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £363 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.44 £32.25
% change year-on-year +23.64% +25.38%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 91 128 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 40.81% 41.56% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 50
Median daily rate £350 £335 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +9.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +8 6 £350 -3.44%
Hove - 1 - -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for REST.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) SOAP
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (25.00%) LINQ
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Core
7 2 (16.67%) Boomi

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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Boomi
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) DataStage
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) Visualforce
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Django
6 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) JPA
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Dell
1 2 (16.67%) Informatica
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle