Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 89 106 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.08% 9.94% 8.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.71% 32.72% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 70 57
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -7.37% +31.03%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £525 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £441
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.63% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 410 324 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 37.24% 30.39% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 208 277
West Sussex median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% - +15.65%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £544 £539 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +10.47% -14.00%
10th Percentile £32.30 £44.25 £36.08
90th Percentile £41.30 £52.50 £46.60
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +11.89%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -4 62 £483 -1.18% 7
Crawley +4 5 £500 +13.64% 1
Horsham - 3 £400 - 1
Bognor Regis - 3 - -
East Grinstead +5 2 £313 -27.54%
Gatwick - 2 £428 - 1
Steyning - 1 £400 -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 59 (66.29%) Java
2 57 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (60.67%) JSON
4 44 (49.44%) Spring
5 43 (48.31%) Scala
6 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
6 42 (47.19%) SQL
7 39 (43.82%) CSS
8 38 (42.70%) HTML
8 38 (42.70%) Scrum
8 38 (42.70%) MVC
9 37 (41.57%) XML
9 37 (41.57%) HTML5
10 36 (40.45%) Git (software)
11 35 (39.33%) Test Automation
12 34 (38.20%) Play Framework
13 33 (37.08%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (35.96%) Ruby
15 30 (33.71%) SOAP
16 29 (32.58%) C#
17 28 (31.46%) Open Source
17 28 (31.46%) CSS3
18 27 (30.34%) Ajax
18 27 (30.34%) Google
19 26 (29.21%) Web Design
19 26 (29.21%) JUnit
19 26 (29.21%) Linux
19 26 (29.21%) Configuration Management
20 25 (28.09%) HTTP
20 25 (28.09%) Jenkins

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 23 (25.84%) WebLogic
2 19 (21.35%) Confluence
3 12 (13.48%) JBoss
4 10 (11.24%) Apache
4 10 (11.24%) CMS
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (10.11%) IIS
5 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
5 9 (10.11%) Umbraco
6 8 (8.99%) nginx
7 7 (7.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.12%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) GitHub
1 7 (7.87%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.25%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) HTTP
2 8 (8.99%) SSL
2 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) NoSQL
2 18 (20.22%) MongoDB
3 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
4 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
6 9 (10.11%) MySQL
7 8 (8.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.49%) Big Data
9 4 (4.49%) Cloud Spanner
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (40.45%) Git (software)
2 26 (29.21%) JUnit
3 25 (28.09%) Jenkins
4 19 (21.35%) JIRA
4 19 (21.35%) Subversion
5 13 (14.61%) Selenium
6 12 (13.48%) Hudson
7 10 (11.24%) Eclipse
8 9 (10.11%) IntelliJ
8 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (10.11%) Visual Studio
9 7 (7.87%) Ant
9 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
9 7 (7.87%) Gatling
9 7 (7.87%) Grunt
9 7 (7.87%) gulp
9 7 (7.87%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (7.87%) Sublime Text
10 3 (3.37%) JDeveloper
10 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 35 (39.33%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.84%) Scala Developer
4 15 (16.85%) Agile Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Architect
7 9 (10.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.37%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Messaging Developer
10 3 (3.37%) SOA Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Developer
11 2 (2.25%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.67%) JSON
2 44 (49.44%) Spring
3 39 (43.82%) CSS
4 38 (42.70%) HTML
5 37 (41.57%) HTML5
5 37 (41.57%) XML
6 34 (38.20%) Play Framework
7 30 (33.71%) SOAP
8 28 (31.46%) CSS3
9 27 (30.34%) Ajax
10 23 (25.84%) EJB
10 23 (25.84%) RESTful
11 22 (24.72%) Hibernate
11 22 (24.72%) XSLT
12 21 (23.60%) Django
12 21 (23.60%) Ruby on Rails
12 21 (23.60%) Web Services
13 17 (19.10%) JMS
14 16 (17.98%) .NET
14 16 (17.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.74%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Linux
2 16 (17.98%) Unix
3 8 (8.99%) Windows
4 7 (7.87%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) MVC
2 38 (42.70%) Scrum
3 35 (39.33%) Test Automation
4 33 (37.08%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (31.46%) Open Source
6 26 (29.21%) Configuration Management
6 26 (29.21%) Web Design
7 24 (26.97%) Microservices
7 24 (26.97%) TDD
8 22 (24.72%) Kanban
8 22 (24.72%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (20.22%) SOA
10 17 (19.10%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (17.98%) DevOps
11 16 (17.98%) Functional Programming
11 16 (17.98%) Pair Programming
12 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
13 14 (15.73%) BDD
13 14 (15.73%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) Java
2 43 (48.31%) Scala
3 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
3 42 (47.19%) SQL
4 32 (35.96%) Ruby
5 29 (32.58%) C#
6 23 (25.84%) Java 8
7 15 (16.85%) Python
8 9 (10.11%) Groovy
8 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
9 8 (8.99%) Haskell
10 7 (7.87%) Perl
11 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.12%) C
12 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) GCP
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Puppet
2 7 (7.87%) Grafana
2 7 (7.87%) Kibana
3 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.49%) Mesos
4 3 (3.37%) Ansible
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Google
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.24%) webMethods
5 9 (10.11%) Adobe
6 4 (4.49%) Kony
6 4 (4.49%) WSO2
7 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat