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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 23 11 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +42  
Contract jobs citing REST 43 64 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.22% 10.68% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.43% 30.48% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 4
Median daily rate £500 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £301 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 176 210 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 33.65% 35.06% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 103 99
Median daily rate £468 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £498 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +6 27 £512 +10.59% 3
East Grinstead - 6 £413 -
Gatwick -14 3 £400 +6.66%
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) CSS
3 36 (61.02%) SOAP
4 35 (59.32%) Java
5 34 (57.63%) HTML
5 34 (57.63%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (57.63%) Git (software)
6 33 (55.93%) HTML5
7 32 (54.24%) C#
8 30 (50.85%) Spring
9 29 (49.15%) SQL
10 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
11 25 (42.37%) Google
11 25 (42.37%) JSON
12 24 (40.68%) MVC
12 24 (40.68%) Web Services
13 23 (38.98%) Subversion
13 23 (38.98%) JIRA
13 23 (38.98%) Open Source
13 23 (38.98%) Scala
13 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
14 22 (37.29%) Confluence
15 21 (35.59%) Play Framework
16 20 (33.90%) Ruby
16 20 (33.90%) Automated Testing
16 20 (33.90%) Scrum
16 20 (33.90%) .NET
17 19 (32.20%) WebLogic
17 19 (32.20%) EJB
18 18 (30.51%) JUnit

REST
Top Related 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 (37.29%) Confluence
2 19 (32.20%) WebLogic
3 13 (22.03%) Apache
4 11 (18.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (16.95%) CMS
6 7 (11.86%) JBoss
7 6 (10.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) nginx
8 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
9 3 (5.08%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) GitHub
1 4 (6.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) SSL
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) NoSQL
1 18 (30.51%) Relational Database
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database 12c
2 12 (20.34%) Redis
3 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) DB2
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) HBase
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Git (software)
2 23 (38.98%) JIRA
2 23 (38.98%) Subversion
3 18 (30.51%) JUnit
4 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (16.95%) Selenium
5 10 (16.95%) TeamCity
6 9 (15.25%) Maven
6 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
7 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
7 7 (11.86%) IntelliJ
8 4 (6.78%) Ant
8 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.78%) Gatling
8 4 (6.78%) Grunt
8 4 (6.78%) gulp
8 4 (6.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (6.78%) Sublime Text
9 3 (5.08%) Protractor
General
1 8 (13.56%) Back Office
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (91.53%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) Scala Developer
3 19 (32.20%) Java Developer
4 14 (23.73%) .NET Developer
5 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Java Scala Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
7 8 (13.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Digital Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Scala Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Developer in Test
10 3 (5.08%) Middleware Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.08%) SOA Developer
11 2 (3.39%) CMS Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) CSS
2 36 (61.02%) SOAP
3 34 (57.63%) HTML
4 33 (55.93%) HTML5
5 30 (50.85%) Spring
6 25 (42.37%) JSON
7 24 (40.68%) Web Services
8 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
9 21 (35.59%) Play Framework
10 20 (33.90%) .NET
11 19 (32.20%) EJB
12 18 (30.51%) CSS3
12 18 (30.51%) XML
13 17 (28.81%) Ajax
14 16 (27.12%) Hibernate
15 14 (23.73%) Django
15 14 (23.73%) Guice
15 14 (23.73%) jQuery
15 14 (23.73%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (20.34%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Unix
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (57.63%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (40.68%) MVC
4 23 (38.98%) Open Source
5 20 (33.90%) Automated Testing
5 20 (33.90%) Scrum
6 17 (28.81%) OWASP
7 15 (25.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (25.42%) Web Design
8 13 (22.03%) DevOps
9 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
9 12 (20.34%) SDLC
10 11 (18.64%) SOA
10 11 (18.64%) Web Development
11 8 (13.56%) Microservices
12 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
12 6 (10.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
12 6 (10.17%) Workflow
13 5 (8.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
2 32 (54.24%) C#
3 29 (49.15%) SQL
4 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.98%) Scala
6 20 (33.90%) Ruby
7 16 (27.12%) Python
8 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.47%) Perl
10 4 (6.78%) Groovy
10 4 (6.78%) Haskell
11 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) HNC
2 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Grafana
2 4 (6.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Google
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) webMethods
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) Adobe
5 3 (5.08%) New Relic
6 2 (3.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.69%) Cognos
7 1 (1.69%) Netezza
7 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.69%) Teradata
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