Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +33
Contract jobs citing REST 92 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.42% 5.41% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.68% 15.64% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 40
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +20.63% +5.00%
10th Percentile £314 £363 £300
90th Percentile £613 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +10.00% +21.43%

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 310 358 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.39% 34.56% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 195 214
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £450 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +22.87% -1.01%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £281
90th Percentile £615 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +36.05% -8.13%
10th Percentile £42.50 £47.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +18.25%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +19 63 £480 -6.16% 4
Gatwick +3 9 £330 -17.50%
Crawley -2 4 £275 -53.19% 1
East Grinstead +1 1 £400 +3.23% 1
Horsham - 1 - - 1
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (70.65%) Java
2 63 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (65.22%) Spring
4 54 (58.70%) HTML
4 54 (58.70%) CSS
5 52 (56.52%) JSON
6 51 (55.43%) HTML5
7 47 (51.09%) SOAP
8 44 (47.83%) XML
9 41 (44.57%) Microservices
10 39 (42.39%) Hibernate
10 39 (42.39%) Scala
11 36 (39.13%) Web Services
11 36 (39.13%) WebLogic
12 35 (38.04%) EJB
13 34 (36.96%) MVC
14 33 (35.87%) SQL
14 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
14 33 (35.87%) Git (software)
15 32 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (34.78%) Scrum
16 31 (33.70%) JPA
16 31 (33.70%) MongoDB
16 31 (33.70%) Play Framework
17 30 (32.61%) Spring Boot
18 29 (31.52%) Test Automation
18 29 (31.52%) Linux
19 28 (30.43%) Ajax
19 28 (30.43%) CSS3
20 26 (28.26%) 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 36 (39.13%) WebLogic
2 17 (18.48%) Apache
3 16 (17.39%) JBoss
4 12 (13.04%) Confluence
5 7 (7.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (7.61%) IBM Domino
5 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.35%) nginx
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.17%) Drupal
7 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (6.52%) GitHub
4 4 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) HTTP
2 14 (15.22%) SSL
2 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.70%) MongoDB
2 20 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.04%) MySQL
3 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (7.61%) DB2
5 7 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (35.87%) Git (software)
2 26 (28.26%) JUnit
3 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
3 22 (23.91%) Selenium
4 19 (20.65%) Eclipse
5 16 (17.39%) IntelliJ
6 15 (16.30%) JIRA
7 14 (15.22%) Subversion
8 12 (13.04%) Maven
9 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
10 5 (5.43%) Gatling
10 5 (5.43%) Protractor
11 4 (4.35%) Ant
11 4 (4.35%) Grunt
11 4 (4.35%) gulp
11 4 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (4.35%) Sublime Text
11 4 (4.35%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (81.52%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 29 (31.52%) Scala Developer
4 18 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Architect
7 8 (8.70%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.43%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Digital Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.26%) Integration Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Software Validation Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Systems Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Test and Validation Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.22%) Spring
2 54 (58.70%) CSS
2 54 (58.70%) HTML
3 52 (56.52%) JSON
4 51 (55.43%) HTML5
5 47 (51.09%) SOAP
6 44 (47.83%) XML
7 39 (42.39%) Hibernate
8 36 (39.13%) Web Services
9 35 (38.04%) EJB
10 31 (33.70%) JPA
10 31 (33.70%) Play Framework
11 30 (32.61%) Spring Boot
12 28 (30.43%) Ajax
12 28 (30.43%) CSS3
13 25 (27.17%) RESTful
14 23 (25.00%) XSLT
15 20 (21.74%) AngularJS
15 20 (21.74%) JMS
16 19 (20.65%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.61%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.61%) User Experience
3 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 20 (21.74%) Unix
3 6 (6.52%) Windows
4 5 (5.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.57%) Microservices
3 34 (36.96%) MVC
4 32 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (34.78%) Scrum
5 29 (31.52%) Test Automation
6 24 (26.09%) TDD
7 23 (25.00%) DevOps
8 20 (21.74%) SOA
9 16 (17.39%) Open Source
10 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.04%) Kanban
11 12 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (13.04%) Web Design
12 11 (11.96%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.87%) Migration
13 10 (10.87%) OWASP
13 10 (10.87%) Service Design
14 9 (9.78%) Validation
15 8 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (70.65%) Java
2 39 (42.39%) Scala
3 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
3 33 (35.87%) SQL
4 26 (28.26%) Ruby
5 19 (20.65%) C#
6 14 (15.22%) Python
7 4 (4.35%) Groovy
7 4 (4.35%) Haskell
7 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) XPath
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) HNC
3 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) GCP
System Software
1 26 (28.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) Grafana
2 13 (14.13%) Kibana
3 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) webMethods
2 13 (14.13%) Google
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) Northgate
7 2 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (1.09%) SaltStack