Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 98 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.31% 3.70% 3.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.13% 11.11% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 40
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% -5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £306
90th Percentile £613 £529 £539
South East median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.57% +8.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 305 423 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.96% 33.31% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 223 288
West Sussex median daily rate £448 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £304 £309 £300
90th Percentile £618 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.08 £33.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.60 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +29 55 £480 -2.29% 2
Crawley +2 9 £275 -15.38% 1
Gatwick +9 7 £330 -26.67%
East Grinstead -1 1 £400 +6.67%
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (70.41%) Java
3 68 (69.39%) Spring
4 57 (58.16%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (58.16%) HTML
4 57 (58.16%) CSS
5 53 (54.08%) JSON
6 48 (48.98%) HTML5
7 44 (44.90%) SOAP
8 39 (39.80%) Scrum
9 37 (37.76%) Git (software)
10 36 (36.73%) MVC
10 36 (36.73%) Ajax
10 36 (36.73%) Web Services
11 35 (35.71%) Scala
11 35 (35.71%) CSS3
12 34 (34.69%) Test Automation
12 34 (34.69%) JUnit
12 34 (34.69%) Hibernate
13 33 (33.67%) Jenkins
13 33 (33.67%) Play Framework
14 32 (32.65%) HTTP
15 31 (31.63%) XML
16 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
16 30 (30.61%) Microservices
17 29 (29.59%) Responsive Web Design
17 29 (29.59%) Web Design
17 29 (29.59%) Ruby
18 28 (28.57%) Subversion
18 28 (28.57%) 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 24 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 16 (16.33%) Confluence
3 8 (8.16%) Apache
3 8 (8.16%) JBoss
4 6 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.10%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.10%) IBM Domino
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.04%) GitHub
4 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.65%) HTTP
2 8 (8.16%) SSL
2 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.14%) MySQL
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (5.10%) DB2
8 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (37.76%) Git (software)
2 34 (34.69%) JUnit
3 33 (33.67%) Jenkins
4 28 (28.57%) Subversion
5 25 (25.51%) Selenium
6 20 (20.41%) Maven
7 17 (17.35%) JIRA
8 12 (12.24%) Eclipse
9 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
9 8 (8.16%) IntelliJ
10 6 (6.12%) Protractor
11 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.04%) Ant
12 2 (2.04%) Gatling
12 2 (2.04%) Grunt
12 2 (2.04%) gulp
12 2 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (2.04%) Sublime Text
13 1 (1.02%) Toad
13 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 88 (89.80%) Developer
2 42 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Scala Developer
4 19 (19.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
6 15 (15.31%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (8.16%) HTML Developer
7 8 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Integration Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (69.39%) Spring
2 57 (58.16%) CSS
2 57 (58.16%) HTML
3 53 (54.08%) JSON
4 48 (48.98%) HTML5
5 44 (44.90%) SOAP
6 36 (36.73%) Ajax
6 36 (36.73%) Web Services
7 35 (35.71%) CSS3
8 34 (34.69%) Hibernate
9 33 (33.67%) Play Framework
10 31 (31.63%) XML
11 27 (27.55%) RESTful
12 25 (25.51%) Ruby on Rails
13 24 (24.49%) Django
14 22 (22.45%) JPA
15 21 (21.43%) EJB
15 21 (21.43%) Guice
15 21 (21.43%) Spring Boot
16 18 (18.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) User Experience
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Unix
3 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (58.16%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (39.80%) Scrum
4 36 (36.73%) MVC
5 34 (34.69%) Test Automation
6 30 (30.61%) Microservices
7 29 (29.59%) Responsive Web Design
7 29 (29.59%) Web Design
8 27 (27.55%) Open Source
9 25 (25.51%) TDD
10 22 (22.45%) DevOps
11 20 (20.41%) Web Development
12 19 (19.39%) Front End Development
13 18 (18.37%) OWASP
14 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
15 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
16 14 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
17 13 (13.27%) SOA
18 12 (12.24%) Line Management
18 12 (12.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (70.41%) Java
2 35 (35.71%) Scala
3 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.59%) Ruby
5 28 (28.57%) SQL
6 16 (16.33%) C#
6 16 (16.33%) Python
7 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.08%) XPath
9 3 (3.06%) Perl
10 2 (2.04%) Groovy
10 2 (2.04%) Haskell
10 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (17.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Puppet
2 8 (8.16%) Grafana
2 8 (8.16%) Kibana
3 4 (4.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Google
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) webMethods
4 5 (5.10%) HP
5 4 (4.08%) Northgate
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft