Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 17 November 2018 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 16 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 91 98 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.02% 9.30% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.36% 32.89% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 38
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £448 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% -5.79% +29.25%
10th Percentile £368 £315 £313
90th Percentile £527 £613 £533
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -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 West Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 426 298 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 37.53% 28.27% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 174 233
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £448 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +9.15% +9.33%
10th Percentile £307 £305 £313
90th Percentile £553 £630 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +4.65% +14.67%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in West Sussex

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in West Sussex

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in West Sussex

REST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for REST in West Sussex

REST
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Worthing -3 65 £475 -1.04% 2
Crawley +6 11 £444 +61.36% 4
Gatwick -8 4 £403 +21.97% 1
Horsham - 2 £400 -
East Grinstead +3 1 £408 +1.88%
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for REST.

1 65 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (65.93%) JSON
3 56 (61.54%) Java
4 54 (59.34%) Scala
5 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 45 (49.45%) Play Framework
7 42 (46.15%) Spring
7 42 (46.15%) Scrum
8 41 (45.05%) MVC
9 40 (43.96%) Git (software)
10 38 (41.76%) Test Automation
10 38 (41.76%) HTML5
10 38 (41.76%) TDD
10 38 (41.76%) HTML
11 37 (40.66%) CSS
12 36 (39.56%) Ruby
12 36 (39.56%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (36.26%) C#
13 33 (36.26%) SQL
14 32 (35.16%) JUnit
15 31 (34.07%) HTTP
15 31 (34.07%) Google
15 31 (34.07%) Open Source
16 30 (32.97%) Jenkins
16 30 (32.97%) Web Design
16 30 (32.97%) Configuration Management
17 29 (31.87%) XML
17 29 (31.87%) Linux
17 29 (31.87%) Kanban
18 28 (30.77%) RESTful

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 22 (24.18%) Confluence
2 18 (19.78%) WebLogic
3 15 (16.48%) CMS
4 13 (14.29%) Umbraco
5 12 (13.19%) JBoss
6 11 (12.09%) Apache
7 8 (8.79%) IIS
7 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
7 8 (8.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
8 7 (7.69%) nginx
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (1.10%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.59%) GitHub
2 6 (6.59%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) HTTP
2 7 (7.69%) SSL
2 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) Relational Database
2 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
3 18 (19.78%) NoSQL
3 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.89%) MySQL
4 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.40%) Big Data
7 4 (4.40%) Cloud Spanner
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (43.96%) Git (software)
2 32 (35.16%) JUnit
3 30 (32.97%) Jenkins
4 22 (24.18%) JIRA
4 22 (24.18%) Subversion
5 19 (20.88%) Hudson
6 16 (17.58%) Selenium
7 11 (12.09%) Eclipse
8 10 (10.99%) IntelliJ
9 8 (8.79%) gulp
9 8 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
10 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
10 7 (7.69%) Grunt
11 6 (6.59%) Ant
11 6 (6.59%) Gatling
11 6 (6.59%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (6.59%) Sublime Text
12 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
12 3 (3.30%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (84.62%) Developer
2 31 (34.07%) Scala Developer
3 25 (27.47%) Java Developer
4 22 (24.18%) Agile Developer
5 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Programmer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.30%) Messaging Developer
11 3 (3.30%) SOA Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Lead Architect
12 2 (2.20%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.93%) JSON
2 45 (49.45%) Play Framework
3 42 (46.15%) Spring
4 38 (41.76%) HTML
4 38 (41.76%) HTML5
5 37 (40.66%) CSS
6 29 (31.87%) XML
7 28 (30.77%) RESTful
8 26 (28.57%) Django
8 26 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 26 (28.57%) SOAP
9 23 (25.27%) Ajax
9 23 (25.27%) CSS3
10 22 (24.18%) .NET
11 21 (23.08%) Guice
12 19 (20.88%) Spring MVC
13 17 (18.68%) EJB
13 17 (18.68%) Hibernate
14 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
14 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.89%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Unix
3 7 (7.69%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (46.15%) Scrum
3 41 (45.05%) MVC
4 38 (41.76%) TDD
4 38 (41.76%) Test Automation
5 36 (39.56%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (34.07%) Open Source
7 30 (32.97%) Configuration Management
7 30 (32.97%) Web Design
8 29 (31.87%) Kanban
9 26 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (25.27%) BDD
10 23 (25.27%) Functional Programming
10 23 (25.27%) Pair Programming
11 22 (24.18%) Microservices
11 22 (24.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (21.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 19 (20.88%) DevOps
13 19 (20.88%) OWASP
14 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) Java
2 54 (59.34%) Scala
3 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 36 (39.56%) Ruby
5 33 (36.26%) C#
5 33 (36.26%) SQL
6 14 (15.38%) Java 8
6 14 (15.38%) Python
7 8 (8.79%) Groovy
7 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.69%) Haskell
9 6 (6.59%) Perl
10 4 (4.40%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.10%) C
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Puppet
2 6 (6.59%) Grafana
2 6 (6.59%) Kibana
3 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.40%) Mesos
4 3 (3.30%) Ansible
5 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) Google
2 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.19%) Oracle
4 11 (12.09%) webMethods
5 7 (7.69%) Adobe
6 4 (4.40%) Kony
6 4 (4.40%) WSO2
7 2 (2.20%) Atlassian