The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing REST 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.46% 0.42% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.40% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.10% -4.87%
REST
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.80% 21.01% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 22
Average daily rate £410 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Oxford region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (53.85%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
5 6 (46.15%) JBoss
5 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) Spring
5 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
6 5 (38.46%) JUnit
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) EJB
7 4 (30.77%) Web Development
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
7 4 (30.77%) HTML5
7 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
8 3 (23.08%) Publishing
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) C#
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
1 6 (46.15%) JBoss
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) EJB
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
6 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
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