Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 26 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 38 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.85% 6.31% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 14.35% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 10
East Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% -9.33%
10th Percentile £275 £322 £283
90th Percentile £613 £588 £478
South East median daily rate £430 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -1.71% +9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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 247 230 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 44.50% 43.98% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 135 165
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +9.24%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £563 £526 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +13 31 £425 +6.25% 6
Hove - 4 £588 -
Lewes - 1 £350 -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for REST.

1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 27 (71.05%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (68.42%) SOAP
4 22 (57.89%) CSS
5 20 (52.63%) HTML
5 20 (52.63%) Web Services
6 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
7 14 (36.84%) PHP
7 14 (36.84%) Eclipse
8 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
8 13 (34.21%) Web Development
9 12 (31.58%) JSON
9 12 (31.58%) J2EE
9 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
10 11 (28.95%) Scrum
10 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
10 11 (28.95%) Drupal
10 11 (28.95%) Kanban
10 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
10 11 (28.95%) HTML5
11 10 (26.32%) Sass
11 10 (26.32%) RAD
12 9 (23.68%) Linux
12 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 8 (21.05%) Spring
13 8 (21.05%) Selenium
13 8 (21.05%) Puppet
13 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
13 8 (21.05%) Scala

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 11 (28.95%) Drupal
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) JBoss
2 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Boomi
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
1 2 (5.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) HTTP
1 8 (21.05%) SSL
1 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.26%) DataStage
3 2 (5.26%) Lumira
3 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Eclipse
2 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.05%) IntelliJ
3 8 (21.05%) JUnit
3 8 (21.05%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Grunt
5 1 (2.63%) gulp
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Database Developer
4 8 (21.05%) HTML Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Scala Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Scala Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) SOAP
2 22 (57.89%) CSS
3 20 (52.63%) HTML
3 20 (52.63%) Web Services
4 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 12 (31.58%) JSON
5 11 (28.95%) HTML5
6 10 (26.32%) Sass
7 8 (21.05%) EJB
7 8 (21.05%) J2SE
7 8 (21.05%) Play Framework
7 8 (21.05%) Spring
7 8 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (10.53%) Struts
9 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 3 (7.89%) Laravel
9 3 (7.89%) Node.js
10 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Web Development
3 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
3 11 (28.95%) Kanban
3 11 (28.95%) Scrum
4 10 (26.32%) RAD
5 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 8 (21.05%) Microservices
6 5 (13.16%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (13.16%) Domain Models
7 4 (10.53%) Dependency Management
7 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Release Management
7 4 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 27 (71.05%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 14 (36.84%) PHP
5 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
6 8 (21.05%) Scala
7 2 (5.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Grafana
1 8 (21.05%) Kibana
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) webMethods
2 2 (5.26%) Dell
2 2 (5.26%) Informatica
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.26%) Zend