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 3 months to 22 June 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +30  
Contract jobs citing REST 55 87 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.93% 11.63% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.54% 35.66% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 18
Median daily rate £488 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £506 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 164 244 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 32.60% 32.62% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 139 138
Median daily rate £475 £429 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.78% +22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Worthing +7 34 £500 +13.37% 2
East Grinstead -3 6 £431 +21.47%
Crawley +2 4 £445 +36.92%
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for REST.

1 81 (88.04%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (67.39%) SOAP
3 61 (66.30%) Git (software)
4 58 (63.04%) Java
5 56 (60.87%) Spring
6 54 (58.70%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (55.43%) Open Source
8 50 (54.35%) CSS
9 48 (52.17%) HTML
9 48 (52.17%) HTML5
10 45 (48.91%) JSON
11 41 (44.57%) SQL
12 40 (43.48%) Scala
12 40 (43.48%) Play Framework
13 39 (42.39%) C#
13 39 (42.39%) Subversion
14 37 (40.22%) Google
14 37 (40.22%) MVC
14 37 (40.22%) Test Automation
15 36 (39.13%) XML
16 33 (35.87%) WebLogic
16 33 (35.87%) Confluence
16 33 (35.87%) JIRA
16 33 (35.87%) Relational Database
17 32 (34.78%) JUnit
17 32 (34.78%) HTTP
18 31 (33.70%) EJB
18 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
18 31 (33.70%) Hibernate
18 31 (33.70%) Ruby

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 33 (35.87%) Confluence
1 33 (35.87%) WebLogic
2 26 (28.26%) Apache
3 17 (18.48%) JBoss
4 13 (14.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (9.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (8.70%) CMS
6 8 (8.70%) nginx
6 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
7 7 (7.61%) Mule
7 7 (7.61%) Mule ESB
8 3 (3.26%) Alfresco
8 3 (3.26%) FileNet
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) GitHub
2 8 (8.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.78%) HTTP
2 8 (8.70%) SSL
2 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.87%) Relational Database
2 23 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 20 (21.74%) MongoDB
4 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database
5 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (13.04%) Redis
6 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.26%) DB2
9 3 (3.26%) Power BI
10 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (66.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (42.39%) Subversion
3 33 (35.87%) JIRA
4 32 (34.78%) JUnit
5 23 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 20 (21.74%) Selenium
7 17 (18.48%) Eclipse
7 17 (18.48%) IntelliJ
8 16 (17.39%) Maven
9 14 (15.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (15.22%) TeamCity
10 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
11 8 (8.70%) Ant
11 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
11 8 (8.70%) Gatling
11 8 (8.70%) Grunt
11 8 (8.70%) gulp
11 8 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (8.70%) Sublime Text
12 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Back Office
2 7 (7.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 84 (91.30%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) Scala Developer
3 30 (32.61%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 14 (15.22%) Java Scala Developer
5 14 (15.22%) Senior Developer
6 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (11.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Digital Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Scala Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Architect
10 4 (4.35%) MuleSoft Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (67.39%) SOAP
2 56 (60.87%) Spring
3 50 (54.35%) CSS
4 48 (52.17%) HTML
4 48 (52.17%) HTML5
5 45 (48.91%) JSON
6 40 (43.48%) Play Framework
7 36 (39.13%) XML
8 31 (33.70%) EJB
8 31 (33.70%) Hibernate
9 27 (29.35%) Web Services
10 26 (28.26%) AngularJS
11 25 (27.17%) Ajax
11 25 (27.17%) CSS3
12 23 (25.00%) Django
12 23 (25.00%) Guice
12 23 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 21 (22.83%) .NET
14 20 (21.74%) J2EE
15 19 (20.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Unix
2 22 (23.91%) Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 8 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (88.04%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (58.70%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (55.43%) Open Source
4 37 (40.22%) MVC
4 37 (40.22%) Test Automation
5 29 (31.52%) DevOps
6 27 (29.35%) Scrum
7 25 (27.17%) OWASP
8 24 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (26.09%) Web Design
9 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
10 21 (22.83%) Microservices
11 19 (20.65%) SOA
12 15 (16.30%) Web Development
13 14 (15.22%) SDLC
14 11 (11.96%) Mentoring
15 9 (9.78%) CRM
15 9 (9.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 9 (9.78%) Workflow
16 8 (8.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.04%) Java
2 41 (44.57%) SQL
3 40 (43.48%) Scala
4 39 (42.39%) C#
5 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
5 31 (33.70%) Ruby
6 21 (22.83%) Python
7 12 (13.04%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.70%) Groovy
8 8 (8.70%) Haskell
8 8 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) HNC
2 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (19.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Puppet
2 8 (8.70%) Grafana
2 8 (8.70%) Kibana
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (40.22%) Google
2 20 (21.74%) Oracle
3 17 (18.48%) webMethods
4 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.61%) Adobe
6 5 (5.43%) SAP
7 4 (4.35%) MuleSoft
7 4 (4.35%) New Relic
8 3 (3.26%) Cognos
8 3 (3.26%) Informatica
8 3 (3.26%) Netezza
8 3 (3.26%) Teradata
9 1 (1.09%) Atlassian