Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 13 39
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 89 101 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.31% 10.16% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.36% 35.19% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 40
West Sussex median daily rate £458 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £348
90th Percentile £518 £613 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 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 £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 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 398 287 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 37.16% 28.87% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 172 210
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £320
90th Percentile £544 £615 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.82
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.60% +4.55%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 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
Worthing -14 53 £475 -1.04% 7
Crawley +10 14 £375 +36.36% 1
Gatwick -10 4 £403 +21.97%
Horsham -6 2 £400 -
East Grinstead +4 1 £408 +1.88%
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for REST.

1 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (68.54%) Scala
2 61 (68.54%) Java
3 60 (67.42%) JSON
4 58 (65.17%) JavaScript
5 56 (62.92%) Play Framework
6 55 (61.80%) Git (software)
7 49 (55.06%) Spring
8 45 (50.56%) Test Automation
8 45 (50.56%) JUnit
9 44 (49.44%) HTTP
9 44 (49.44%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (48.31%) Open Source
10 43 (48.31%) TDD
10 43 (48.31%) Jenkins
11 42 (47.19%) Ruby
12 41 (46.07%) Google
13 40 (44.94%) Configuration Management
14 39 (43.82%) Linux
15 38 (42.70%) CSS
15 38 (42.70%) HTML
15 38 (42.70%) MVC
16 37 (41.57%) C#
16 37 (41.57%) HTML5
16 37 (41.57%) Microservices
17 35 (39.33%) SOAP
18 33 (37.08%) Scrum
18 33 (37.08%) Problem-Solving
19 32 (35.96%) MongoDB
20 30 (33.71%) SQL

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 26 (29.21%) WebLogic
2 23 (25.84%) Apache
2 23 (25.84%) JBoss
3 22 (24.72%) Confluence
4 18 (20.22%) nginx
4 18 (20.22%) Tomcat
5 11 (12.36%) CMS
6 9 (10.11%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.12%) IIS
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) GitHub
1 17 (19.10%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.62%) TestFlight
4 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (49.44%) HTTP
2 19 (21.35%) SSL
2 19 (21.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.96%) MongoDB
2 22 (24.72%) Relational Database
3 21 (23.60%) NoSQL
4 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.37%) MySQL
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.25%) Cloud Spanner
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 55 (61.80%) Git (software)
2 45 (50.56%) JUnit
3 43 (48.31%) Jenkins
4 28 (31.46%) Selenium
5 23 (25.84%) Eclipse
5 23 (25.84%) IntelliJ
6 22 (24.72%) gulp
6 22 (24.72%) JIRA
6 22 (24.72%) Subversion
7 21 (23.60%) Grunt
8 20 (22.47%) Hudson
9 18 (20.22%) Cucumber
10 17 (19.10%) Ant
10 17 (19.10%) Gatling
10 17 (19.10%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (19.10%) Sublime Text
11 11 (12.36%) TeamCity
12 5 (5.62%) CocoaPods
12 5 (5.62%) fastlane
12 5 (5.62%) Xcode
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (93.26%) Developer
2 35 (39.33%) Scala Developer
3 23 (25.84%) Agile Developer
4 20 (22.47%) .NET Developer
5 18 (20.22%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Programmer
7 5 (5.62%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.37%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Messaging Developer
9 3 (3.37%) SOA Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Technical Writer
11 1 (1.12%) Administrator
11 1 (1.12%) CMS Developer
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (67.42%) JSON
2 56 (62.92%) Play Framework
3 49 (55.06%) Spring
4 38 (42.70%) CSS
4 38 (42.70%) HTML
5 37 (41.57%) HTML5
6 35 (39.33%) SOAP
7 29 (32.58%) XML
8 26 (29.21%) EJB
8 26 (29.21%) Hibernate
8 26 (29.21%) RESTful
9 24 (26.97%) .NET
9 24 (26.97%) AngularJS
10 23 (25.84%) Django
10 23 (25.84%) J2EE
10 23 (25.84%) J2SE
10 23 (25.84%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (24.72%) Guice
12 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
12 20 (22.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) User Experience
2 4 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Linux
2 26 (29.21%) Unix
3 17 (19.10%) Ubuntu
3 17 (19.10%) Windows
4 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (50.56%) Test Automation
3 44 (49.44%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (48.31%) Open Source
4 43 (48.31%) TDD
5 40 (44.94%) Configuration Management
6 38 (42.70%) MVC
7 37 (41.57%) Microservices
8 33 (37.08%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (37.08%) Scrum
9 26 (29.21%) DevOps
10 24 (26.97%) Web Design
11 23 (25.84%) BDD
11 23 (25.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (23.60%) Kanban
13 20 (22.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 20 (22.47%) Functional Programming
13 20 (22.47%) OWASP
13 20 (22.47%) Pair Programming
14 18 (20.22%) Lean Software Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (68.54%) Java
1 61 (68.54%) Scala
2 58 (65.17%) JavaScript
3 42 (47.19%) Ruby
4 37 (41.57%) C#
5 30 (33.71%) SQL
6 22 (24.72%) Python
7 19 (21.35%) Groovy
8 18 (20.22%) Haskell
9 17 (19.10%) Perl
10 9 (10.11%) VB.NET
11 6 (6.74%) Java 8
11 6 (6.74%) TypeScript
12 5 (5.62%) Apple Swift
12 5 (5.62%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) Puppet
2 17 (19.10%) Grafana
2 17 (19.10%) Kibana
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (46.07%) Google
2 19 (21.35%) webMethods
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.73%) Oracle
5 13 (14.61%) Adobe
6 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.25%) Kony
7 1 (1.12%) WSO2