Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 20 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +50
Contract jobs citing REST 70 91 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.90% 9.16% 10.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.28% 27.41% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 71 56
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +14.88% +25.46%
10th Percentile £328 £388 £306
90th Percentile £507 £538 £544
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +21.25% -

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 383 332 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 32.29% 33.43% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 225 239
West Sussex median daily rate £439 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £281
90th Percentile £554 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +81.82% -31.25%
10th Percentile £41.25 £47.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £41.35
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +14.29%

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 June 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 18 June 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 -2 47 £480 -4.00% 6
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
East Grinstead +6 2 £313 -24.24%
Horsham - 2 £400 - 1
Crawley +5 1 - - 2
Steyning - 1 £400 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 3
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 45 (64.29%) Java
2 38 (54.29%) Spring
3 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.00%) XML
4 34 (48.57%) MVC
5 33 (47.14%) SOAP
6 31 (44.29%) Microservices
7 29 (41.43%) JSON
7 29 (41.43%) Web Services
8 28 (40.00%) CSS
8 28 (40.00%) SQL
9 27 (38.57%) WebLogic
9 27 (38.57%) EJB
9 27 (38.57%) SOA
10 26 (37.14%) HTML
10 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
10 26 (37.14%) Hibernate
10 26 (37.14%) Java 8
11 25 (35.71%) HTML5
11 25 (35.71%) Scrum
11 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
12 24 (34.29%) XSLT
13 21 (30.00%) JMS
14 20 (28.57%) XSD
14 20 (28.57%) JPA
14 20 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
14 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
14 20 (28.57%) CSS3
15 19 (27.14%) Scala

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 27 (38.57%) WebLogic
2 11 (15.71%) Confluence
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (11.43%) Apache
3 8 (11.43%) JBoss
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle BPEL
5 4 (5.71%) CMS
5 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 4 (5.71%) nginx
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.71%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.86%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) GitHub
2 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) HTTP
2 5 (7.14%) SSL
2 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.29%) MySQL
6 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.86%) Redis
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.57%) JIRA
3 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.14%) JUnit
4 10 (14.29%) Selenium
4 10 (14.29%) Subversion
5 8 (11.43%) Maven
6 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 7 (10.00%) IntelliJ
7 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.14%) Gatling
7 5 (7.14%) JDeveloper
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.29%) Grunt
9 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (85.71%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 21 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (24.29%) Scala Developer
5 15 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Backend Developer
8 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Validation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Test and Validation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Validation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (54.29%) Spring
2 35 (50.00%) XML
3 33 (47.14%) SOAP
4 29 (41.43%) JSON
4 29 (41.43%) Web Services
5 28 (40.00%) CSS
6 27 (38.57%) EJB
7 26 (37.14%) Hibernate
7 26 (37.14%) HTML
8 25 (35.71%) HTML5
9 24 (34.29%) XSLT
10 21 (30.00%) JMS
11 20 (28.57%) CSS3
11 20 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
11 20 (28.57%) JPA
11 20 (28.57%) XSD
12 19 (27.14%) Ajax
12 19 (27.14%) EclipseLink
13 18 (25.71%) Spring Boot
14 15 (21.43%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) MVC
3 31 (44.29%) Microservices
4 27 (38.57%) SOA
5 25 (35.71%) Scrum
6 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 13 (18.57%) DevOps
8 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
8 12 (17.14%) Open Source
9 11 (15.71%) Workflow
10 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.86%) Web Design
11 8 (11.43%) Web Development
12 7 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 7 (10.00%) TDD
12 7 (10.00%) Validation
13 6 (8.57%) Kanban
13 6 (8.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) SQL
3 26 (37.14%) Java 8
3 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.14%) Scala
5 18 (25.71%) C#
6 15 (21.43%) Ruby
7 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
8 8 (11.43%) Python
9 4 (5.71%) Haskell
9 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.29%) Groovy
10 3 (4.29%) Perl
10 3 (4.29%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) HNC
3 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Grafana
2 3 (4.29%) Kibana
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Google
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) webMethods
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) SaltStack