The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 32 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing REST 17 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.83% 5.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.23% 13.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 0
Median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £36.98 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-17.13% -17.83%
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
139 113 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.49% 38.70% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 97 106
Median daily rate £466 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for REST.

1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (52.94%) TDD
4 18 (52.94%) Tomcat
4 18 (52.94%) XML
5 17 (50.00%) Spring
6 15 (44.12%) Web Services
7 14 (41.18%) JSON
7 14 (41.18%) BDD
8 11 (32.35%) Linux
8 11 (32.35%) JBoss
8 11 (32.35%) JUnit
9 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
9 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
10 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
10 9 (26.47%) JIRA
11 8 (23.53%) Java EE
11 8 (23.53%) Maven
11 8 (23.53%) Publishing
11 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 8 (23.53%) Node.js
11 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
12 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
12 7 (20.59%) RESTful
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) SSL
12 7 (20.59%) React
12 7 (20.59%) Content Enrichment
13 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 18 (52.94%) Tomcat
2 11 (32.35%) JBoss
3 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
4 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (8.82%) nginx
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.94%) Apache
8 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon S3
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (11.76%) GitHub
3 4 (11.76%) Heroku
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SSL
2 6 (17.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) JUnit
2 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) JIRA
3 8 (23.53%) Maven
4 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
5 6 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (11.76%) Ant
6 4 (11.76%) Vagrant
7 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (8.82%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 8 (23.53%) Publishing
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Java Developer
3 11 (32.35%) AWS Developer
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Developer
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Angular Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Java Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) AWS Software Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) ETL Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) XML
2 17 (50.00%) Spring
3 15 (44.12%) Web Services
4 14 (41.18%) JSON
5 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 8 (23.53%) Java EE
5 8 (23.53%) Node.js
6 7 (20.59%) React
6 7 (20.59%) RESTful
7 6 (17.65%) EJB
7 6 (17.65%) HTML
7 6 (17.65%) HTML5
7 6 (17.65%) J2EE
8 5 (14.71%) JMS
8 5 (14.71%) JSF
8 5 (14.71%) Spring MVC
9 4 (11.76%) Express
9 4 (11.76%) Grails
9 4 (11.76%) JAX-RS
9 4 (11.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Hedge funds
1 3 (8.82%) Informatics
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) TDD
3 14 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (20.59%) Content Enrichment
5 6 (17.65%) Web Development
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Data Management
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) XPath
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Talend
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